Winter 2019 Songwriting Contest is LIVE!

Now accepting entries for our Winter 2019 Songwriting Contest
Dec. 2-31, 2019

Click below for rules & requirements, payment options, and our online-only digital submission form

2020 Corpus Christi Songwriters Festival

We've announced our full line-up, and headliners, including indie icon BEN KWELLER, Ordinary Elephant, Adam & Chris Carroll, Jaimee Harris, George Ensle, Michael O'Connor & Jeff Plankenhorn, Claude Butch Morgan, and 30+ other songwriters performing over three days in beautiful downtown Corpus Christi! For more info, click HERE!

Early Bird VIP-All Access, Music, and Workshop Badges are NOW ON SALE!

Fall 2019 Songwriting Contest Winners:

1st Place: Alex Winters - "Silent Storm

2nd Place: Billy Garza - "What Rose Wants, Rose Gets"

3rd Place: Dylan Tanner - "If You Go"

4th Place: Michael Villarreall - "Don't Let Go"

5th Place: Tom Hoefel - "Tonight's the Night"

The Winter Contest kicks off Dec. 1. Get more info on rules/requirements, payment options, AND our new online-only digital submission form

Upcoming events:

  • Sun
    08
    Dec
    2019

    Year-End "In The Rounds" Bash feat. Claude Butch Morgan & Hall of Fame Nominees

    7:30 pm
  • Sun
    12
    Jan
    2020

    January "In The Rounds" feat. TBA

    7:30 pm
  • Sun
    09
    Feb
    2020

    February "In The Rounds" feat. TBA

    7:30 pm
  • Fri
    14
    Feb
    2020
    Sun
    16
    Feb
    2020

    2020 Corpus Christi Songwriters Festival


 

Think of us as your go-to resource for local, original music & musicians.

Through community & education outreach programs aimed at helping local songwriters hone their craft,
we are working to build a network of songwriters and community leaders rooted in the Coastal Bend.
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What We Do

In the Rounds:

An open stage for original music only, In the Rounds creates a welcoming environment for new and seasoned songwriters to share their songs with an attentive and engaged audience.  Held the second Sunday of every month at the Executive Surf Club in downtown Corpus Christi.

Annual Festival, Awards & Conference:

Held every February, this weekend-long music festival features local, regional, and national songwriters, a songwriting workshop, music awards, and opportunities for songwriters to mingle and network
with members of our South Texas community.

 

Songwriting Contests:

Held throughout the year, and open to all Singer/Songwriters, the winners of each contest will have an opportunity to perform their winning songs at one of our CCSW Presents Songwriter Showcases or In The Rounds.

 

CCSW Presents...:

Songwriter Showcases held at The Churchyard or other popular Corpus Christi venues every April, August, and November, featuring local and regional songwriters in an intimate “Listening Room” environment.

 

Songwriter Workshops & Retreats:

A deep-dive into the art of songwriting, each workshop features advice and insight from some of the best songsmiths from around the country.  Workshops & retreats are held throughout the year.

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