Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Calling all songwriters!  

Omaha Performing Arts in partnership with Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards presents the Singer-Songwriter Showcase at Holland Center Outdoors! The showcase gives aspiring songwriters the opportunity to share their talent and connect with creatives in a safe space. Participants can be solo acts or groups of musicians performing original music. The age requirement is 19+. One artist will be selected to open for The Alternate Routes performance on September 2 at Holland Center Outdoors.

Want to be a part of the showcase?

  • Click here to fill out a submission form.  
  • Be prepared to:
    • Upload your original composition to YouTube.
    • Send in a lyrics sheet as a PDF or Word document.
    • Provide information about your ensemble and instrumentation.
  • Up to nine artists will be selected to perform in each showcase.
  • Song must be family friendly and presentable to people of all ages.
  • Music and lyrics must be 100% original.
  • Song can be any genre and any instrumental combination.
  • By participating in the showcase, applicant grants OPA the right to use the song for promotional and archival use as part of OPA’s promotion and its education and community engagement programs.

Questions? Contact Victoria Ortega at or 402.661.8455 



Singer-Songwriter Showcase #1  
Thursday June 17, 2021
Location: Holland Center Outdoors

  • Submission Deadline for June Showcase
    May 31, 2021
  • Artist Roster Announced for June Showcase
    June 7, 2021 


Singer-Songwriter Showcase #2
Thursday August 26, 2021
Location: Holland Center Outdoors

  • Submission Opens for August Showcase
    July 1, 2021
  • Submission Deadline for August Showcase
    July 31, 2021
  • Artist Roster Announced for August Showcase
    August 16, 2021