Ardersier Folk Festival

Organised and run by Ardersier International Folk CLub.

21st to 23rd August 2020

The Paul Tonberg Shield Ardersier Folk Festival 2020 Song Competition .

Could you write a winning song for Ardersier Folk Festival 2020?
Our competition is open to all.
To enter, submit your original song as an audio file (MP3 or WAV file to by 17th July 2020.

Five songs will be chosen by the Festival organisers to feature in a concert on Sun Aug 23rd. The overall winner will be chosen on the day by the concert headliners, Malinky. The winner will receive the Paul Tonberg Shield, a modest cash prize and, of course, the glory!

Further Guidance for Entrants
1) Entries should be about 3-4 minutes duration (maximum of 5 minutes)
2) Each entrant may submit one original song: all topics and styles of song will be considered
3) Submissions received after 17th July will not be considered
4) Submissions should be sent to:
Please include:
a. An audio file (MP3 or Wav file ) of your song;
b. Full contact details (name of entrant, mailing address, e-mail address and phone number)
5) The song should be performed solo, or as a duo. Larger bands cannot be accommodated for logistical reasons
6) The winner will receive the Paul Tonberg Shield and a cash prize of £50.
7) The judges' decisions will be final.
Conditions of Entry
1) Ardersier Folk Club does not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries. The audio files will be deleted from the Ardersier Folk Club system after the competition.
2) Each song submitted should be an original work. Submission releases Ardersier Folk Club from all liability.
3) Entry also constitutes permission to use entrants' names and photos for future advertising and publicity.


 Angus And Athol by 2019 winner Kenn Clark.

Ardersier Folk Club

Ardersier Folk Club meets every Tuesday evening at 7.30pm in The PACE Cafe, The Old School Ardersier.(Unlicenced BYO) It is a night of songs, poetry, stories and chat with a guest artiste approximately once every 6 weeks .