Midtown's Got Talent

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

  • TO ENTER THE CONTEST

Register online

Submit a link to an audition video at time of registration

In the audition, contestants will have up to 3 minutes 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

AGE AND PERFORMANCE CATEGORIES

Youth (11 – 14)


• Solo Performance

• Duet and Trio Performances

Teen (15 – 18)


• Solo Performance

• Duet and Trio Performances

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• Solo Performance

• Duet and Trio Performances

TALENT SUBMISSION FORM

All submissions will be contacted regarding whether they are accepted or denied by Sunday, August 30th. If you are selected as a performer, you will be contacted via email with options for performance dates, with the first weekend of performances starting Friday, September 4th.

If you run into problems with your submission video or have any questions, please email Molly O’Connor, Midtown Event Specialist.

HOW IT WORKS

  • Midtown’s Got Talent will be every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5 – 7 p.m. starting Friday, September 4th and ending Sunday, October 25th.
    • Teen Category will compete on Friday evenings
    • Adult Category will compete on Saturday evenings
    • Youth Category will compete on Sunday evenings
  • Judges will select the semi-finalists by choosing the best soloist and the best duet/trio each weekend in each age and performance category
    • Soloist Semi-finalists will perform at the Midtown Plaza Stage the weekend of October 9th for a chance to compete in the final round the weekend of October 23rd
    • Duet/Trio Semi-finalists will perform at the Midtown Plaza Stage the weekend of October 16th for a chance to compete in the final round the weekend of October 23rd
  • An “Audience Pick” will be determined for each performance category by the performer’s live-stream video on Midtown’s Facebook with the most likes
  • After performing in the final round, the Overall Winner of both performance categories will be announced onstage

PRIZES

Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each performance category, as well as an Audience Pick in each performance category and Overall Winner in each age category

  • Overall Winner: $500
  • Solo 1st Place: $350
  • Solo 2nd Place: $200
  • Solo 3rd Place: $100
  • Solo Audience Pick: $100
  • Duet/Trio 1st Place: $350
  • Duet/Trio 2nd Place: $200
  • Duet/Trio 3rd Place: $100
  • Duet/Trio Audience Pick: $100

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QUICK DETAILS

Initial Auditions

  • First round audition submissions will be accepted until Saturday, August 30th, 2020

Competition:

  • First Round Performances
    • Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting Friday, September 4th and ending Sunday, October 4th
  • Semi-Final Performances
    • Solo performance category will compete the weekend of October 9th
    • Duet/Trio performance category will compete the weekend of October 16th
  • Final Performance
    • Finalists of both performance categories will compete the weekend of October 23rd

Performance Category Rules:

  • All music must be performed live (no pre-recorded accompaniment)
  • Soloists are allowed to have one instrumental accompanist, but any background vocals or harmonization qualifies the act as a duet or trio

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