Midtown's Got Talent

Midtown’s Got Talent is open to all vocalists. We’re looking for talented and entertaining soloists with stage charisma. We invite talented performers age 11 and up to participate in the competition!


Audition submissions for the 2021 competition are now closed. Thank you!

Submit a link to an audition video at time of registration

In the audition, contestants will have up to 90 seconds to impress our judges by performing a song of their choice they think will “wow” a live festival audience

Judges will select competitors by choosing the strongest performers in each category


Youth (11 – 14)

• Solo Performance

Teen (15 – 18)

• Solo Performance

19 +

• Solo Performance

Audition submissions for the 2021 competition are now closed. Thank you!

For questions, please email.


Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age category, as well as an Outstanding Vocal Performance and Outstanding Stage Presence award in each age category

  • Overall Winner: $500
  • Solo 1st Place: $350
  • Solo 2nd Place: $200
  • Solo 3rd Place: $100
  • Outstanding Vocal Performance: $100
  • Outstanding Stage Presence: $100


Qualifying contestants will perform live at Midtown Plaza on either Friday (Teens, 15-18), Saturday (Adults, 19+) or Sunday (Youth, 11-14) from September 17 to October 9,  5-7 p.m. This preliminary schedule may change depending on the number of selected contestants.

Finals are Friday, October 8, 5-7 p.m. Winners will be announced Saturday, October 9, 5-7 p.m.


  • Be able to perform as a soloist
  • Singers may use track accompaniment or one instrument to accompany them (piano or guitar)
  • 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. (All song selections are final.)
  • Contestants must provide a brief bio for the MC to read