Playing Tiny Desk Concerts - stripped down performances at the NPR office - has become a right of passage for any band releasing a public radio friendly album. Each year they hold a contest to discover an unknown artist and along the way give exposure to dozens of others.
How To Enter
- Create a new video that shows you playing one song you've written.
- Do it the way you'd perform a Tiny Desk concert: at a desk. (Any desk!)
- Upload your video to YouTube.
- Fill out the entry form before 11:59 p.m. ET on Jan. 29, 2017.
The Winner Will...
- Play a Tiny Desk concert at NPR in Washington, D.C.
- Appear at a taping of NPR’s Ask Me Another.
- Tour the United States with NPR and Lagunitas.
- You can't have a current recording contract.
- You must be at least 21 years old and live in the U.S. to enter.
- Check the Official Rules for all the requirements. Take this quiz to see if you're eligible.
Last Year's Winner