NEA Sings

United Way of Northeast Arkansas is excited to announce the first ever NEA Sings. The event will celebrate and recognize all the great local musical talent right here in Northeast Arkansas all while giving back to the community in dire need during these unprecedented times. The virtual singing competition and fundraiser is for local bands and musicians in the following counties: Clay, Craighead, Cross, Greene, Jackson, Lawrence, Poinsett, Randolph, and S. Mississippi. 

Congratulations to our FIRST NEA Sings winner, J-Ray!




The Grand Prize winner will receive:
  • $1,000 CASH PRIZE

  • A Produced Musical Performance Video by Anthem Pictures valued at more than $2,500

  • A recording session at Back Beat Music including 4 songs, setup, and 2 producers valued at $1,000

  • A Photoshoot with James Bickham Visuals

  • AND will perform center stage at the next Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Fest.


2nd place will receive:
  • $500 CASH PRIZE

  • One year supply of Frito-Lay chips

  • Performance at next United Way event