Midtown's Got Talent

Calling All Musicians!

Midtown’s Got Talent is BACK for 2022!

We’re ready for a competition of both vocal soloists/duos and instrumental soloist/duos. Performers age 10 years and up are invited to submit an audition video to be selected for live performances at Midtown Plaza. Contestants will have up to three minutes to impress the judges in their audition, by performing a song of their choice that they think will “wow” a live festival audience. Auditions will open on August 1 and close on August 31.

Contestants will be competing for up to $500 in cash prizes!

 

  • TO ENTER THE CONTEST

Each performer wanting to compete at the Midtown’s Got Talent must qualify first by sending in a video of their performance.

 It is FREE to send in your video to qualify.

 You will receive an email by September 7th letting you know if you qualified to advance to Preliminary Live Audition on September 16th/17th.

EACH performer MUST fill out the ONLINE Registration Form below.

AGE CATEGORIES

Youth (10 – 13)


• Vocal Soloists/Duos
• Instrumental Soloists/Duos

Teen (14 – 17)


• Vocal Soloists/Duos
• Instrumental Soloists/Duos

Adult (18 +)


• Vocal Soloists/Duos
• Instrumental Soloists/Duos

HOW TO ENTER CONTEST

  1. Read the rules and qualifications required to participate in this year’s competition.
  2. Register online by filling out each field in the TALENT SUBMISSION FORM by August 31st.
  3. Submit an audition video at the time of registration. In the audition, contestants will have to impress our judges by performing a song of their choice they think will “wow” a live festival audience.
  4. Individuals are eligible to enter into one age category as determined by the contestant’s age on September 1st, 2022. Duo applicants must be in same age category.
  5. Questions? Email.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I’M SELECTED?

  • Contestants will be notified by email that they have been accepted by September 7.
  • Contestants must provide a brief bio for the MC to read.
  • Contestants will need to submit their song title and track by September 10th.
  • Once a song and track has been submitted (All song selections are final)
  • Although sound will be provided, contestants are responsible for their own accompaniment with the use of either instrumental backing tracks or one musician – no trios or bands.
  • Contestants will be judged on vocal quality, stage presence, creativity, preparedness and overall performance.
  • Contestants will have up to three minutes to impress our judges by performing a song of their choice they think will “wow” a live audience.
  • If selected to continue, the Live Music Performances will be held on the dates below at 6 p.m.
    • Youth (10-13)
      Fridays, September 16th, 30th and Finals October 7th – 8th
    • Teen (14-17)
      Saturdays, September 17th, October 1st and Finals October 7th – 8th
    • Adult (18+)
      Saturdays, September 17th, October 1st and Finals October 7th – 8th

Time frames may change depending on the number of contestants.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Be able to perform as a soloist(s) or musician live on stage on the listed dates.
  • Contestants will need to be prepared to play up to two songs for live performances for the semi and final performances.
  • Contestants must be a resident of Indiana. (Any city)
  • Singers may use track accompaniment or one instrument to accompany them.
  • Contestants will be judged on vocal quality, stage presence and overall performance.
  • Although sound will be provided, contestants are responsible for their own accompaniment with the use of either instrumental backing tracks or one musician – no trios or bands.
  • Performers must be willing to arrive at least 45 minutes before the show.
  • Contestants must provide a brief bio for the MC to read.

TALENT SUBMISSION FORM

PRIZES

Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age category.

Youth (10-13)

  • 1st Place: $300
  • 2nd Place: $200
  • 3rd Place: $100

Teen (14-17)

  • 1st Place: $400
  • 2nd Place: $300
  • 3rd Place: $200

Adult (18+)

  • 1st Place: $500
  • 2nd Place: $400
  • 3rd Place: $300
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