In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Calling all local bands! Apply for Music Prize now

If you play in a band or know of a good band here in the Ark-La-Tex, apply for Music Prize now. All local bands who register will be guaranteed a spot to play a live concert that will be streamed to¬† public on October 10, 2020. What’s at stake? Only the Music Prize Trophy and $1,000 cash. Viewers who buy a Music Prize Pass gets the opportunity to vote for their favorite and contribute to a band’s Venmo or Cash App.

Entering is easy. Fill out the form at Have 3 samples of your music ready to upload (MP3 format). Apply for Music Prize 2020 by Saturday, September 25. Afterwards, a schedule will be released showing performance times. The length of the concert will be determined by the number of bands that register. All performances must include a majority of original works, though some of your act may include cover songs.

Music Prize 2018 Winner

Bands must pay a $50 registration fee and will receive an HD video recording of their performance. All genres can apply to showcase Northwest Louisiana talent! For more great Prize Fest videos and stories, check out the Prize Fest page and get ready to rock.

Food Prize 2020… tasty and online