Partnered with NASA, Listen Local Huntsville is proud to host the Music from the Moon songwriting competition commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Contestants enter for the chance at cash prizes and an expense paid trip to perform their winning song at the NASA National Gala at in Huntsville, AL on a custom guitar built exclusively for this event by Martin Guitars (which will remain in a museum behind glass after the performance). Submissions will judged by two rounds of judging including a celebrity panel.
Write and perform an original song to commemorate the July 20, 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing, add to YouTube and submit to the contest with complete lyrics. Performance must:
Feature an acoustic guitar as the primary instrument
Be performed in a duo or smaller
Be focused on the concept of space exploration and contain an element involving the moon