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BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Visit Bentonville in partnership with Haxton Road Studios is launching a songwriter contest for Northwest Arkansas musicians today.

It is open to amateur and professional songwriters and participants will have to write a song about Bentonville or Northwest Arkansas.

The winner will get a two-hour session at Haxton Road Studios as well as media promotion of their work and other prizes.

“We’ve been looking for opportunities since COVID-19 has started, different opportunities to support the community. The musicians are an essential part of our creative community and we see this as a little something we can do to help,” said Aaron Mullins, Visit Bentonville Director of Communications and Marketing.

The winner will be announced on May 29.

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