Call for Participants

Tiny Desk Contest

When: March 27-April 14 2019

Musicians interested in entering NPR Music's 2019 Tiny Desk Contest must play one original song at a desk, upload a video of the performance to YouTube and submit withthe entry form at

The winning artist(s) must be available to travel to Washington, D.C., between May 27-29 to record their Tiny Desk performance at NPR Headquarters and able to go on tour in spring 2019. WRUR-FM 88.5 (Rochester) and WITH-FM 90.1 (Ithaca) will also select three local winners to perform at a special concert in Rochester this summer.

Videos can be submitted through Sunday, April 14 at 11:50 p.m. ET at