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The Bluebird Golden Pick Contest - Season 2

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

The Bluebird Cafe and Taylor Guitars have partnered once again to bring back The Bluebird Golden Pick Contest!

Contest Entry Guidelines: 

  • Post a NEW video of yourself playing an ORIGINAL song to your Instagram feed
  • You MUST follow both @bluebirdcafetn and @taylorguitars 
  • Tag @bluebirdcafetn @taylorguitars #bluebirdgoldenpick 
  • Tag TWO [2] other songwriter friends


  • Winners will live stream TWO [2] original songs on The Bluebird Cafe’s monthly Virtual Open Mic Night show via The Bluebird Cafe’s YouTube Channel.
  • ONE [1] winner will be chosen the first week of each month for a 12-month period (one entry per person per month). 
  • Winners will be selected and contacted via Direct Message (on Instagram) by The Bluebird Cafe’s staff. 
  • Winners will receive a Taylor Grand Theater (GT) guitar. 
  • Winners will be invited to the Taylor Guitars showroom at Soundcheck Studios (in Nashville) where they will film a professional video of their winning song.
  • Winners will automatically be entered into a grand prize for a Taylor Grand Pacific guitar by drawing a name from a hat during a live stream.
  • Winners will receive a merchandise gift pack including:
    • Taylor Guitar Pick Tin
    • Guitar Strap
    • Bluebird Cafe merchandise gift pack
  • $50 visa gift card
  • Two tickets to a Bluebird Cafe show from The Bluebird Cafe (after The Bluebird Cafe opens to full capacity). Restrictions apply.
  • There will be 12 winners over one calendar year starting with the performance January 18th, 2021 and ending with the performance December 20th, 2021. 

The Bluebird Cafe is currently closed due to COVID-19. Once The Bluebird Cafe reopens to full capacity:

  • Winners must play The Bluebird Cafe’s house Taylor Grand Pacific guitar for their live performance.
  • Winner will automatically advance to the front of the line at The Bluebird Cafe’s Monday night Open Mic Night in Nashville, Tennessee on the third Monday of every month, which guarantees the winner a chance to play TWO (2) original songs.


Official Terms & Conditions

*No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.

*One song entry per person per month. Submissions must be in by the 1st of the month by 11:59 pm central time to be considered for that month.

*The Bluebird Cafe Golden Pick Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Instagram.

*This giveaway is open only to legal residents of the continental United States, who are 18+ years of age or older at the time of entry.

*Giveaway void where prohibited by law.

*For live performance at The Bluebird Cafe, selected winner is responsible and must pay for their OWN travel and housing expenses to include; airfare, train, bus, car rental, fuel, food, insurance, hotel (housing rental, etc). 

*By entering The Bluebird Cafe Golden Pick Contest you release Instagram of every possible responsibility and accept their terms & conditions.

*The winners will be judged, chosen, and filmed by The Bluebird Cafe staff and posted on the @bluebirdcafetn Instagram feed.

*Taylor Guitars will pay the shipping costs of Taylor Grand Theater guitars. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner.

*The Bluebird Cafe Golden Pick Contest submissions will take place between Friday, January 1 2021, ending December 1, 2021.

*Selected winners will perform on the 3rd [third] Monday of every month (either virtually or in-person) at The Bluebird Cafe’s Open Mic Night starting Monday January 18th, 2021, ending December 20th, 2021.