The Many Coated - Stroud Song Contest 2021

Congratulations to The Many Coated!

Congratulations to our 2021 winners The Many Coated with their awesome entry Rely on Me. Their joyful delivery and heart-warming lyrics, about supporting a friend through sadness, struck a chord with our voters and judges this year.

Grand Final tonight

This is it folks! Join us at the Crown & Sceptre at 7pm tonight to watch the brilliant finalists. It’s going to be fun, it’s going to be emotional. But most of all, it’s going to be amazing!!!! See you there xx

Finalists preview

The finalists!

We’ve counted and checked all the votes, and we can now reveal the songs which have reached the grand final of Stroud Song Contest 2021! Here are the 15 top ranking songs (in song order) Song 02. Blackbird – Andrew DoorbarSong 05. Hold Me – BroSong 09. The Valley Circus – Mr Marko’s Outer Space EmporiumSong …

'Last call' Clare Danes Giphy

Voting closes tomorrow

We hope that you’ve all enjoyed listening to the Stroud Song Contest songs. The public vote will close tomorrow evening (Thursday 26th August) and we will then combine the public votes with the judges’ scores to select the 14 adult finalists, and to decide on this year’s Junior Song Contest Winner! We will be announcing the Junior …

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Voting is underway

We are so thrilled with all of the song entries we have this year. A fantastic 49 entries!! To everyone who has entered, thank you so much and good luck! And to everyone who has voted so far, thank you for getting involved. Well done to those songs who are in the lead so far! To …

Stroud songwriters circle

Songwriters Circle

Songwriters of Stroud! We thought you might be interested in this regular event, hosted by one of this year’s participants, Lisa Fitzgibbon. Lisa says, “I will be hosting a Songwriters Circle in the Laurie Lee bar at the Woolpack in Slad from September – 1st Sunday of the month 6-9pm (see flyer). Please pop along …

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 …