34th Mid-Atlantic Song Contest
The International Songwriting Competition presented by SAW.
Recognizing excellence in all Genres of Songwriting since 1983.
The 34th MASC closed at 11:59 pm US EST,
on October 1, 2017.
Thanks to all who entered!
You have helped SAW continue to provide educational programs for emerging songwriters, and we appreciate your support.
Category Awards & Young Artist Recipients will be announced in December 2017 here.
Grand Prize & Overall Winners will be announced at the Award Night Gala on January 21, 2018
at Jammin’ Java in Vienna, VA
Awarding Gold, Silver, Finalist and Honorable Mention prizes in 12 categories
Adult Contemporary * Children’s * Country/Bluegrass * Folk Acoustic
Folk Rock/Americana/Roots Rock * Gospel/Inspirational/Christian * Instrumental
Open * Pop * R&B/Hip Hop/Urban * Rock/Alternative * Vocal Jazz/Blues
It's All About the Song!
SAW proudly presents the Annual Mid-Atlantic Song Contest to help songwriters receive recognition for their work and to further excellence in songwriting through education. Founded in 1983, MASC is one of the longest-running contests in the United States, and attracts entries from around the world.
Gold and Silver Winners are invited to perform their winning songs at the Awards Night Gala, culminating with the three top Winners being announced that night. The Gold and Silver songs from each category are compiled and released on a "Winner's CD," copies of which are given to each winner and distributed to a variety of music industry decision-makers.
Thank you to our wonderful Sponsors! (in alpha order)
Bias Studios, Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center, Cue Recording, Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM), Folk Alliance Region West (FAR-West), Indie Bible, Michelle Lockey’s Music, North East Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA), Oasis CD Manufacturing, Roland, Shure, SongBuilder’s Studio, South East Regional Folk Alliance (SERFA), TAXI, Washington Area Music Association (WAMA), Washington Songwriters Circle
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