Now Accepting Band Competition Applications!

We are happy to announce that we are now accepting 2018 Band Competition applications. Participation in Northwest String Summit Band Competition has become a highly regarded showcase for up-and-coming and well established bands alike. Nearly all of our competitors have gone on to successful national touring careers. We encourage everyone who has song writing and instrumental talents to consider entering the NWSS Band Competition, whether or not you have tour history in the PNW market/region.

Some Previous Winners Include:
2017 Winner: The Talbott Brothers
2016 Winner: Ginstrings
2015 Winner: John Craigie
2014 Winner: Left Coast Country
2013 Winner: The Lil Smokies
2012 Winner: Betty and the Boy (OFFICIAL)
2011 Winner: Windy Hill
2010 Winner: Pert’ Near Sandstone
(earlier years on website)


Visit for more information and to submit your application!