Lismore Young Songwriters Awards

The Lismore Young Songwriter of the Year Awards

The Lismore Young Songwriter of the Year Awards gives young musicians from all over the Northern Rivers a chance to kick start their music career.  The annual awards showcase the rich talent of the Northern Rivers Region’s young songwriters and performers. Now in its 7th year the competition is an opportunity to kick start young performer’s careers with previous winners including Ben Wilson, Gracie Hughes and The No Frills Twins. You can enter under any of the following categories:

  • Pop/Folk
  • Urban/Electronic
  • Punk/Metal
  • Rock/Indie
  • Human Rights (sponsored by Amnesty)

Entries are OPEN NOW!!

OPEN TO: Northern Rivers songwriters aged 12-25.

ENTRIES CLOSE: 26 March 2017

TO ENTER: Submit your entry in MP3 format, PLUS lyrics attached as a Word document, with artist photo and bio.

EMAIL entry to: [email protected]

Too easy!!

The Judges

Our judging panel is made up of some of our region’s most talented singers and songwriters. The judges award a best male and a best female songwriter of the year and also winners and runners up for each category.


Poster                                                        Gallery

You can download our new poster below 🙂                       Check out some highlights from the 2016 awards in our photo gallery

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