The ECMC Riff Off 2020

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For 2020 ECMC is excited to announce the ECMC Riff Off Powered by PRS Guitars!

The Riff Off is a head-to-head guitar competition where 64 guitarists compete to win PRS Guitars, PRS gear, and more! The ECMC Riff Off Powered by PRS Guitars is a bracketed competition with a 64 spot bracket. Every artist on the bracket will win a prize pack. The second place prize is PRS SE Guitar and the first place price is a PRS McCarty 594!

Info on how it works below and the latest entries below that!


RIFF OFF – Bracket

RIFF OFF - Bracket image jpgTo get on the bracket a guitarist simply needs to submit a 1-2 minute video of their best solo before July 1, 2020. Once all 64 spots are filled the bracket will close regardless of the date so don’t wait! You can email your entry to with the subject line “Riff Off” OR you can upload your entry to Instagram and tag ECMusicCon.

The head-to-head competition begins online in July! The first two rounds will take place virtually and be voted on by fans to select the winners and narrow the field to the Sweep 16!

The Sweep 16 will compete live on Friday, August 7, 2020 for a spot in the Intonated 8. The Intonated 8 will battle it out Friday night to make it into the Vinyl 4. On Saturday, August 8, the Vinyl 4 will meet to earn one of two spots at the Crossroads – the final round of Riff Off competition where the first and second place winners will be decided!

For more on the ECMC Riff Off Powered by PRS Guitars, check out these videos!

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