WHO? Anyone! We’re searching for Austin’s talented musicians! A worship team! Who do you know that is a musician or artist? This is a networking opportunity for them. Help them grow their audience with SPIRIT 105.9’s support! All that is needed is an original Christian song and the ability to perform in concert. Whether solo artist or band; we want to hear from them! We ask that they get the song recorded as best as possible and upload their favorite version HERE to be entered in the contest.
WHEN? Now! We’re accepting entries now through September 5th
- August 12th – September 5th —This month, we’re asking artists & bands to upload their original Christian songs, artist bio and background story on the song, plus a recent color photo taken in the last 6 months to the Local Music Project on SPIRIT1059.com.
- September 15th – Top 10 artists or bands will be announced.
- September 16th – 29th —Voting begins! We need your help selecting the top 3 artists! Check out the 10 bands or artists posted online at spirit1059.com and vote for your favorite. The top 3 solo artists/bands will advance to the finals. Listeners can vote for their favorite ONCE A DAY per person online, via text and with the SPIRIT Mobile app!
- September 30th – October 6th —Finals! This week, we will feature the top 3 favorite solo artists/bands. YOUR votes are what got them to the finals and will help give them the opportunity to perform LIVE in front of thousands! Plus, the opportunity to expand their listening audience!
October 6 —The grand prize winner will be announced on-air when their song is featured LIVE!
- The winner will have the opportunity to perform during the pre show fun before the Newsboys take the stage on October 8th at H-E-B Center for the “Big Church Night Out” concert! Come early and support the 2017 Local Music Project winner!
WHY? Why not?! Think of the exposure! This is an opportunity for local artists/bands to share their positive message and talents with thousands of people and the opportunity to be the opening act at an upcoming SPIRIT Fall Concert! And of course, the GRAND PRIZE courtesy of Centricity Music! The winner will have the opportunity to receive an Artist Mentorship package including a trip to Nashville to meet with Centricity reps, songwriting session with their writers, recording of the song, meeting with the marketing department, and artist guidance. Centricity Music Group works with artists such as Jordan Feliz, Lauren Daigle and Aaron Shust.
One Grand Prize Group will be selected and receive:
- Opportunity to perform LIVE in front of thousands at an upcoming SPIRIT Concert!
- Private professional mentoring session with Centricity Music!
- Flight to Nashville
- Singer Songwriter Session with the writers
- Recording of the song
- Meeting with the marketing department
Value: $10,000 (PRICELESS)
Thanks for listening & supporting the local music scene around the Austin and central Texas community!