Search for Singer/Songwriter of the Year

Spotlight search for talent and a chance to win a handcrafted Avalon guitar

The search is on to find the Singer/Songwriter of the Year 2010 as part of the 14th Ards International Guitar Festival.

The competition is open to all singer/songwriters under 30 years of age. All compositions must be original and performed on, or accompanied by acoustic guitar. The winner receives a beautiful, handcrafted Avalon guitar!

The competition heats will take place at Molly Browns on September 25. Four finalists will then be invited back to perform publicly at Molly Browns on September 29 at 9pm. The winner will perform at the Festival Weekend Wind Down on October 3.

Click here for details on how to obtain an application form and how to enter the competition. More more details on the Ards International Guitar Festival, see