The grand-prize winner and two finalists will receive a professional recording session and digital recording of their song, two VIP tickets to Guitar Mash at City Winery on Nov. 19, and a one-on-one mentoring session with Ben Lovett, co-founder and member of Mumford & Sons. The grand-prize winner will also receive a performance spot at Guitar Mash at City Winery on Nov. 19, working in collaboration with Stewart.
The contest is open to teen songwriters ages 13-19, from all backgrounds and skill levels, who live within the five boroughs. Entries will be accepted through Oct. 5, and winners will be announced on or near Oct. 23.
For more information, including a submission form, visit guitarmash.org/mynycsong.