For the fifth year in a row, On Tap Magazine
is organizing a promotion around the South By Southwest Music Festival and Conference
, with their On Tap Texas Roadtrip. For the 2006 version of the contest, the magazine will be sending a singer/songwriter to the festival, which takes place in Austin, Texas from March 15-19, 2006. The contest winner will be selected through a competition that will take place every Tuesday night from January 10 through February 7 at the Austin Grill Silver Spring
. According to the contest rules, each artist must play solo and all contestants will play three songs. At the end of each Tuesday night, a winner will be selected. Those winners will compete in the finals on Sunday, February 19 and the winner of the finals that evening will win a trip for two to the festival that includes airfare, hotel and an event pass. For more information or to enter the contest, send an email to [music at ontaponline.com]. All entries are due in to On Tap by Friday, December 23, 2005.