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Amateur Night Auditions: New Orleans
July 1, 2016 @ 9:00 am - July 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
AMATEUR NIGHT AUDITIONS:NEW ORLEANS
2016 Essence Festival presented by Coca-Cola
Friday, July 1
Saturday, July 2
Become the next big Amateur Night Star!
Friday, July 1, 2016 (9am - 6pm)
Saturday, July 2, 2016 (9am - 6pm)
Ernest N. Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.
Hall A, 2nd Floor, Room 217
New Orleans, LA 70130
Audition for the chance to perform on the World-Famous Apollo Theater stage when the Producers of Amateur Night at the Apollo come to New Orleans during the 2017 Essence Festival presented by Coca-Cola.
This special New Orleans Audition is open to SINGERS ONLY ages 18 and over. Those chosen from the audition will win a chance to perform on the Essence Mainstage and all expense paid trip to NYC for two (2) and the chance to perform on stage during the September 21 special Making A Star edition of Amateur Night at the Apollo. See below for additional prizes!
Singers only. Ages 18 or older. Only the first 300 acts will be seen.
- Solo singers only (no duets or other forms of performance)
- Each contestant will have up to 90 seconds to audition.
- Auditions are open to anyone who does not have a contract with a major recording label, television or film studio.
- There will not be a band on site. Singers may bring a CD or perform a cappella.
- If bringing a CD for the audition, it cannot be in CD-RW format.
- All auditions should be in good taste and with no profanity (including the "N" word).
- This special edition of Amateur Night is not part of the regular 2016-17 Amateur Night series.
- Auditions are on a “first come, first served” basis and only the first 300 acts will be seen
- Opportunity to perform on the World-Famous Apollo stage during a special Making a Star edition of Amateur Night at the Apollo
- Opportunity to perform on the Essence Mainstage during the 2016 Essence Festival presented by Coca Cola
- All expenses paid trip (air/hotel/ground transportation) for two (2) to New York City
- Appearance in online webisodes produced by the Apollo
- Private session with the Producers of Amateur Night
- Music recording session in New York City
- Glamour makeover (hair & makeup) prior to performances during 2016 Essence Music Festival and Amateur Night at the Apollo: Making a Star edition