first 10 entries

Meet the musicians so far

We’re very excited to introduce to you the first ten acts taking part in this year’s contest. Listen to the songs below and see if you can work out: Which songwriter is currently living and performing in New York? Which songwriter is also a well-known children’s author and illustrator? Which singer has an album out …

£.0L Capri NUGGETS!

This year’s first submission

Congratulations to 3.0L Capri for being the first entry into Stroud Song Contest this year! You may remember 3.0L Capri’s irreverent enviro-techno banger, Global Warming which finished 8th in our Grand Final last year. This year, Dr. Gonaz of 3.0L Capri joins forces with a posse of contributors, including none other than James from EMF*, …

Lady writing a song

We want your songs!

We are now open for submissions for 2021! Please check the contest rules before entering. You can submit your song here. Submissions will close in August, when voting will take place to decide the finalists (dates TBC). So pick up your guitar, hurdy gurdy, omnichord – whatever you fancy – and get writing!


Congratulations to our junior winner, Cleo!

Well done to 7 year old Cleo, whose beautiful song ‘We Used to be Besties’ claimed the title of Stroud Song Contest Junior Winner 2020 last night. You can watch Cleo’s beautiful ballad below. We hope Cleo will keep writing and performing in the future. We’d love to hear more of her songs. Thanks to …


Closing date on Monday

We will not be accepting entries after Monday 7th September. We’re excited to be moving into the voting phase of the contest soon but there’s still a couple of days left for more songs and we always love to receive them! Please join us on Facebook and Twitter and help spread the word ❤