2020 Singer Songwriter Competition FAQ

We are super excited to present this year's competition in a whole new way! This year, everyone is invited to watch online and help decide our winner. The Singer Songwriter finals will stream LIVE on Facebook and YouTube for everyone to watch. Viewers are also invited to vote online and help determine our winners! If you are new to social media platforms or have other questions, we started this FAQ to help you get ready to join in on the fun.


The event will be streamed on YouTube and Facebook social media platforms. You will be able to watch for FREE on any computer, TV or mobile device that supports those platforms.

There is no cost or fee to watch the online stream or participate in voting.
However, donations to the Acorn are encouraged.

Usually, you can just go to our Facebook page, http://facebook.com/AcornTheater, using your web browser or Facebook app. The experience can defer depending on the device and version of Facebook you are using.

For newer versions of facebook the LIVE video should be at the top of our page when the event begins. In some older versions, you may have to scroll down to find it.

Subscribers/Followers can find our broadcasts as they happen in their News Feed. They can also get notified when the Acorn starts a new live broadcast.

You can access YouTube on a web browser or YouTube app on a computer or TV and Mobile devices that supports YouTube. Live videos are shown at the top of our YouTube Channel, http://youtube.com/c/theAcorn.

Subscribers can get notified when Acorn start a new live broadcast.

The link to vote will be available in a variety of locations.

  • The chat box during the livestream on YouTube
  • The chat box during the livestream on Facebook
  • On the event page on The Acorn website at acornlive.org
  • In the August 7, 2020 email to Acorn Newsletter Subscribers

Once the final performer finishes, the link to vote will go live. One vote is allowed per device. The window for voting will be 5 minutes.

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