The 2019 Tiny Desk Contest Is Now Open

Got a song you want the world to hear? The 2019 Tiny Desk Contest is open for submissions! If you’re an unsigned musician, you could win a chance to play the Tiny Desk at NPR headquarters and tour the country with NPR Music!

On March 12, NPR Music Host Bob Boilen explained everything about Tiny Desk! Listen to the 3 and a half minutes below.


Here’s what you need to do to enter:

1. Film a video of you or your band performing an original song at a desk (any desk will do).
2. Upload your video to YouTube.
3. Submit your YouTube video via the Tiny Desk Contest entry form.
4. Share and celebrate with your friends! You just entered the Tiny Desk Contest.

NPR Music will be accepting entries through April 14 at 11:59 pm EST. If you have questions, check out the official rules to make sure you are eligible to win. There is also an FAQ page and an eligibility quiz for an easy answer to their most commonly asked questions. From everyone at The Colorado Sound, we wish you the best of luck!