September 30, 2009
New York Songwriters Circle's songwriting contest extended
The deadline for New York Songwriters Circle's fourth annual songwriting contest has been extended. Musicians now have until Oct. 25 to enter. All genres are welcome. The grand prize winner will receive a performance spot with Grammy winner John Oates at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, Colo. They will also receive a Gibson acoustic guitar, $25,000, a chance to record with Grammy Award-winning producer Glenn Barrett and a guest spot on Q104.3. This year's panel of judges include John Oates, Russ Titelman, Johnathan Clarke and Allan Merrill.