Rules have changed: teens who will 15 by December 31, 2012 may also enter this singing contest with adults. Tryouts are Thursdays in May (May 3rd, 10th, 17th) in our “Idol” contest. See also Sing a Song events and song writers competitions below.
Silos’ Idol Contest in May:
Judges and audience voting! All ages welcome as audience members.
The Finals on Sunday May 27th, and then the Grand Finale Performance on Monday May 28th on the Riverfront Plaza, with Special Guest Performance by Franc D’ Ambrosio (Of “Phantom of the Opera” Fame. ) Must be age 17 by Dec 31, 2012 to enter this contest. $500 Grand prize! Plus a performance date of your own at Silo’s.
Note SILO’S IDOL: $10 Cover, $50 For the Everyday Pass.
Sign up to enter at www.silosnapa.com! $10 cover charge for tryouts, $15 for finals, $35 for Grand Finale. $50 for a pass for ALL the dates. Credit Card fees added per ticket.
(ALL AGES) A full band and backup singers await your promenade to the stage as you take the microphone as the lead singer! Choose from over 200 songs from all genres, including Adele, Bruno Mars, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Alabama, Eagles, Elvis and so much more! Under 18 year olds may sign up to sing from 7 – 8pm, signups begin at 6:30. A list of songs can be emailed by writing to Keith@silosnapa.com. If you’d like to request a song be added to the list, please write to email@example.com with the name and key, or send music. $3 Cover, 2 for $5 (All cover goes directly to the Sing A Song Band, and they are amazingly talented!)
West Coast Song Writers Competition , Last Friday of every month
Sign-ups begin at 7pm, event begins at 8pm. The Last Friday of every month beginning February 24th thru July 27th. Original songs judged on Composition, lyrics and music. Best Song and Best Performance chosen each night will receive Noisy Planet Premium Artist Service Package,which includes hosting up to 20 songs, 5 photos, and your bio, plus they’ll distribute one album to iTunes, eMusic, Rhapsody, Amazon MP3, Napster and others. In addition you will receive 100 personalized promo cards promoting you as a featured artist on Noisy Planet. Winners also will advance to playoffs on July 27th.
Local Playoff Winners will then compete at Grand Finals at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley in August and a chance to perform at Sunset Concert at the WCS Music Conference in September in front of all the music industry guests. Competitive performers must be members of West Coast Songwriters www.westcoastsongwriters.org and can join at the event (fees apply).
Signups begin at 7pm, event begins at 8pm. Non-competitive performers are welcome to perform their original songs if slots are available.
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