Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Auditions for Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights

Got Talent? Don't miss Chelsea’s Sounds & Sights Open Auditions

Calling all musicians, entertainers & Idol diehards – Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights, the popular summer concert series in downtown Chelsea, is holding auditions for this year’s entertainment lineup on MONDAY, APRIL 20th, 5-8pm. [See event listing]

Now in it’s fifth season, Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights features performers at various outdoor locations around downtown Chelsea. Crowds as large as 1,500 people attended the free concert series each Thursday in 2008. This year’s schedule kicks off June 25 and runs every Thursday through September 3rd.
“This event has really caught on with not only visitors, but musicians from all over the state”, says Craig Common, event co-organizer and owner of The Common Grill. “We get calls all year from people who want to try out and be a part of our success. We expect to see a lot of talented performers again at this year’s auditions.”
There are 70 paying spots available on the schedule. Auditions are open to musicians, singer/song-writers, jugglers, magicians, performers, dance troupes, artists, and other street arts performers, and will be judged before a panel of local artists, committee members and merchants. Performers should be prepared to share a 3-5 minute sample performances in front of these judges. Selected performers can sign on for a number of performances throughout the summer. Applications available ONLY on day of audition and there is no charge to audition.

For more information visit www.chelseafestivals.com/soundsights or call the Chelsea Center for the Arts (CCA) at 734-433-2787. Sounds & Sights is presented by the downtown Chelsea Merchants, the Chelsea DDA, and the Chelsea Center for the Arts.

Source: Chelsea Center for the Arts press release

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