The Equinor and MusicNL NewFound Talent Contest is coming back to the 42nd Annual Newfoundland & Labrador Folk Festival in Bannerman Park for a fifth year.

This competition is designed to discover, develop, encourage and showcase young entertainers – offering professional development prizes valued at over $6,000 for talented young performers in songwriting, performing and music business skills. Sunday Night the first place winner of the contest will perform on the festival’s TD Main Stage with some of the world’s finest performers in front of the grand Newfoundland & Labrador Folk Festival audience.

Young musicians aged 19 and under will perform for a panel of professional judges and an audience on August 4th. The contest will take place on the TD Neil Murray Stage for youth performers.

It’s your time to shine! Applying for the contest by visiting the website: https://marcatoapp.com/forms/musicnl/2018equinormusicnlnewfoundtalentcontest. Full contest details can be found at musicnl.ca!

FIRST PRIZE:

  • Choice of either website design and development package, or album artwork and logo (DC Design House – value up to $2000)
  • Pre-production/Recording of a 2-song demo (GNAudio – value $700)
  • Mixing of a 2-song demo (Blue Room Mixing – value $500)
  • Mastering of a 2-song demo (Long Range Mastering – value $250)
  • 50 complete retail-ready demo packages (Atlantic Disc and DVD – value $550)
  • Music video shoot (Tom Cochrane Photo – value $600)
  • Consultation with an artist manager (Feedback Music – value $500)
  • One-on-one project mentorship session (Dipole Productions – value $300)
  • Professional photo shoot (Chris LeDrew Photography – value $500)
  • Long & McQuade gift card (value $150)
  • 3 massage therapy treatments, 2 athletic therapy treatments (Premier Athletic Therapy – value $450)
  • 2 MusicNL Week 2017 Conference Delegate Passes (value $300)
  • MusicNL Membership, 1-year duration (value up to $150)

SECOND PRIZE:

  • Long & McQuade gift card (value $100)
  • 2 athletic therapy treatments (Premier Athletic Therapy – value $165)
  • 2 MusicNL Week 2017 Conference Delegate Passes (value $300)
  • MusicNL Membership, 1-year duration (value up to $150)

THIRD PRIZE:

  • Long & McQuade gift card (value $50)
  • 1 massage therapy treatment (Premier Athletic Therapy – value $95)
  • 2 MusicNL Week 2017 Conference Delegate Passes (value $300)
  • MusicNL Membership, 1-year duration (value up to $150)