KRKT is searching for the next country star...are you it?!
KRKT is holding auditions Friday, June 6th, at 6 pm at the Heritage Mall in the food court for the local Country Showdown. Auditions will start at 6 pm, registration will open at 5 pm. The Country Showdown is open to all ages.
Please read ALL information below before coming to auditions!
From the auditions at the Heritage Mall, 20 acts will be chosen to move onto the semi-finals held at the Marion County Fair, Sunday, July 13th at 1:30pm. Then, 15 acts from the semi-finals will be chosen to move onto the local finals held Saturday, July 19th at Noon at the Linn County Fairgrounds.
The grand prize winner will:
- Move onto the State Finals - Date & location TBA
- Perform at The 2014 Oregon Jamboree, Friday August 1st, on the Spirit Mountain Casino Stage
- Receive a $1,200 certificate to use at The Castle House Recording Studio in Lebanon
If you plan on auditioning you MUST be able to attend the semi-finals, local finals, state finals & The Oregon Jamboree on August 1st. If you are selected to move onto the semi-finals and are unable to attend, a runner-up will be chosen in your place and you will NOT have the chance to move onto the local finals.
Heritage Mall auditions will be one acapella style song
(THIS MEANS VOICE ONLY, NO INSTRUMENTS OR CDS ALLOWED FOR AUDITIONS)
You will be judged on the following categories:
Marketability in Country Music, Vocal Ability, Originality of Performance, Stage Presence, Talent & Song Writing (extra, not required)
Semi-finalists will be performing 1 song for the judges at the Marion County Fair, Sunday, July 13th.
Finalists will be performing 2 songs at the Linn County Fair, Saturday, July 19th.
The winner from the Linn County Fair will go on to represent KRKT at the State Finals - September 13th at The Egyptian Theater in Coos Bay.
Questions? Contact: Kimberly Littler @ 541.926.8628
Click here for official rules
*VERY IMPORTNAT NOTES *:
* Entry form and fee of $20 only apply if you move onto the finals at the Linn County Fair and the entry form will be provided for you after the semi-finalists are announced
* KRKT does NOT provide a backup band