The Davenport Song Writing Contest

Davenport Theatrical Presents
The Davenport Song Writing Contest

Broadway Producer Ken Davenport announces The Davenport Song Writing Contest! 10 songs will be selected from submissions to be featured in a presentation evening and vie for the title of ‘Best Song’ as chosen by a panel of industry professionals.

Finalists will receive a cash prize of $50 and the grand prize winner $500.

Entry rules are as follows:
Submissions are only accepted digitally (link for submissions is below).

      • Writers may submit multiple songs, but each song submitted must be accompanied by the submission of an entry fee.
      • Submissions must include a demo recording (professional quality not required) in addition to lyrics and sheet music.
      • Cover sheet must include the composer and/or lyricist’s name, address, phone number and e-mail address.
      • The final competition will include a live presentation of the 10 finalist’s songs in NYC on Thursday, January 30th. Finalists are responsible for providing singer(s) and accompaniment for the competition. A piano will be provided.
      • Only original songs, never before produced, are eligible.
      • $10 entry fee

Submission deadline is January 3rd and finalists will be announced January 17th!

The Davenport Song Writing Contest presentations will take place on Thursday January 30th. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance or at the door. More details to follow.