30th Annual Troubadour Contest

30th Annual Troubadour Contest

30th Annual Troubadour Contest

30th Annual Troubadour Contest

Congratulations to the 2023 Telluride Troubadour Contest winner Jackson Emmer!

The Telluride Troubadour Competition is a nationally recognized songwriter competition open to anyone who writes and performs original music and is not currently signed to a major recording or publishing deal.

Contestants are judged on the quality of the song’s composition (50%), vocal delivery (25%), and the overall performance (25%).

Ten (10) finalists will be selected to receive a 4-day pass to the 2023 Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Telluride, Colorado to compete in live performance contest for cash and prizes, as well as critical acclaim, well-deserved recognition, and a chance to perform on the festival main stage!

2023 Troubadour Finalists

2023 Honorable Mentions

How To Enter - Song Submission

Check back soon, the song submission window for the 2024 Telluride Troubadour contest will open again sometime in December.



Past Winners