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Texas Music Pickers Presents Top Pick Singer/Songwriter Contest Preliminary Round

October 15, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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We are excited to announce our 2nd Annual Texas Music Picker’s TOP PICK contest, where the grand prize will be $750 cash, the opening slot for the Dirty River Boys show at the Grand Stafford on 11/19, a recorded single from Hilltrax Studios, and songwriting sessions with award winning singer/songwriterTony Ramey (George Strait, Alabama, Trisha Yearwood, John Michael Montgomery, & more), award winning singer/songwriter, Drew Womack who’s written seven top 20 singles since 1996 including Kenny Chesney’s first number one “She’s Got It All” and legendary Texas songwriter Walt Wilkins (Pat Green, Pam Tillis, Ricky Skaggs etc…)!

Preliminary rounds will take place on 10/15 and the final rounds will take place on 10/21; both at the Grand Stafford Theater in Downtown Bryan, TX.  Contestants will be graded on three categories: songwriting, vocal ability, and showmanship/performance!  So if you think you’ve got what it takes keep reading!

Submission Info:

Contestants will be asked to submit a YouTube video of them performing a live version of an originalsong.  The song cannot be longer than 4 minutes and the artist must play and sing in the video.  The contestant must currently reside or be from Texas and our contest will be geared towards country, Americana, roots, folk, or any other genre you would see on the Texas music charts.  Along with the YouTube Video, contestants will be asked to submit their names, a $20 entry fee, and their contact information..

We, along with the help of our talent buyer, songwriter, and industry personnel friends,  will then select 20 contestants for our contest.  The submission deadline is 08/15 at Midnight and contestants will be notified within 72 hours of their acceptance in to the contest.   Failure to submit entry fee will result in forfeiture of their spot, and another contest will be placed in their spot.  Payment can be made through Paypal to the email address stdscf12@gmail.com or contestants can send a check in the mail to:

Texas Music Pickers

1715 11th Street

Huntsville, TX 77340


October 15, 2016
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm