2023 Singer-Songwriter Competition SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Friday, May. 19 | 11:00pm ET (10:00pm CT)


Perennial Acorn fan favorite Singer-Songwriter Competition Finals returns for its 11th consecutive year to The Acorn. Three esteemed judges and our beloved Acorn audience will participate as six finalists take the stage for this thrilling performance, with the field narrowing to the 'top three' artists over the course of two rounds.

The deadline for entry is Friday, May 19, 2023 @ 11pm ET. Six Singer-Songwriters will be selected as Finalists to perform on Friday, July 21. Click "Get Tickets" to complete online entry form now!

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Finalists to perform on Friday, July 21, 2023
Starts 11:00pm, doors open 11:00pm

Artistry, Up Close

The intimate, acoustically-rich Acorn environment encourages interaction between the artists and audience.

About The Acorn 

The Acorn brings great known performers and amazing new ones to southwest Michigan.  Located in the historic featherbone factory, The Acorn’s friendly staff and volunteers, and an acoustically rich sound system combine for memorable experiences. We’re located in Three Oaks, Michigan …  just over an hour from downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from South Bend, IN.

The Acorn, a nonprofit organization, annually hosts a singer songwriter competition and a Spectacular Tournament of Playwrights. Our Open Mic nights showcase a variety of strong talent and our educational workshops include songwriting and master classes in performance.

The Acorn’s Mission

To offer a broad range of high-quality arts and education programming that nurtures cultural experience, participation and community engagement among residents and visitors of all ages and enhances the economic vitality of the region.

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