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NYC: AWARD WINNING CONTEST BACK FOR SECOND YEAR!
Do You Have What It Takes To Be "Mama's Next Big Act!"?
Legendary Theatre District nightspot DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) has announced the second annual "Mama's Next BIG Act!", a bigger than average, 11-week competition that mixes styles and genres. Beginning Tuesday, June 7th at 7:30 pm, and running on Tuesdays for 11 weeks, through August 30th!! (No contest on June 14th and July 5th). Voted by the audience and a cavalcade of celebrity judges, the contest is open to solo, duo and group acts in the following categories: music, drag, burlesque, and variety. The winner receives a $1,500.00 stipend to put towards a NEW show at DON'T TELL MAMA, to be presented in January or February of 2017, AND a HAMILTON BEACH BLENDER! Plus other surprises! Mama's Next BIG Act! is open to any musical act over the age of 18. Musical acts may consist of solo, duo or groups, and may be of any genre or style. Acts may use our pianist or bring their own. A guitar or bass may also be used. Tracks may be used, but live music is preferred. Vocal Groups, Drag Artists, Variety and Burlesque acts are encouraged to submit, as well as Solo and Duo Vocal Acts.
To submit your act, send a YouTube link, MP3, or link to performance clips on a web site, along with the following information via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org . Performer Name or Name of Act (if different), Contact Number, E-mail, Mailing Address, plus A few lines that best describe what you do. Contestants from last year's contest may resubmit this year.
PLEASE NOTE! SUBMISSIONS WILL ONLY BE TAKEN THROUGH THE E-MAIL ABOVE. PLEASE DO NOT CALL DON'T TELL MAMA FOR INFO!! DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016!!
Mama's Next BIG Act will take place on Tuesdays between June 7 and August 30. (No contest on June 14th and July 5th) The preliminary rounds will be June 7th, June 21st, and June 28th at 7:30 pm. If a performer's submission is chosen, they will need to be at ONE of those dates. If an Act is chosen during the preliminary rounds, they must be available all Thursdays, July 12th through August 30th. Each week, contestants will be eliminated based on votes by the judges as well as the audience. The audience votes are VERY IMPORTANT! FANS of performers taking part may make reservations by calling 212-757-0788 OR online at http://www.donttellmamanyc.com/ There is a $12 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. CASH ONLY!
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