2024 Singer-Songwriter Competition SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Friday, May. 17 | 12:00pm ET (11:00am CT)


Perennial Acorn fan favorite Singer-Songwriter Competition Finals returns for its 12th consecutive year to The Acorn. An esteemed panel of 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 17 @ 12pm (noon) ET. Six Singer-Songwriters will be selected as Finalists to perform on Friday, July 19. Click "Get Tickets" to complete the online entry form now!

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You can also visit our Acorn Singer-Songwriter Competition FAQ page for more information.

Finalists to perform on Friday, July 19, 2023
Starts 12:00pm, doors open 12:00pm

An Experience to Outlast Any Performance

No two Acorn performances are exactly the same.  Thoughtful curation brings a diverse mix of top talent to The Acorn, exposing audiences to both renowned and soon-to-be-discovered stars.

About The Acorn Center for the Performing Arts

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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