Two other nights of auditions will be held on February 11, and March 11 with semi-finals on April 8, 2015. The finals night will be on April 29, 2015.
A maximum of 30 contestants will be selected to perform at each of the three auditions. Ten winners will be chosen at all three auditions to compete in the semi-finals.
Twelve contestants will be selected for the final contest, which will be held April 29 during the 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, April 24 to May 3. This year’s theme is “Get Your Bloom On!”
Deadline for registration for the first competition is January 7, 2015. You can view the 2015 Rules and guidelines and register online. A sample of talent and background music must be included with the application (if needed) – a URL or MP3.
Tickets for the three audition events are available online and on January 5 at the festival office, 135 N. Cameron St., Winchester.
Prizes awarded at the final event include first place, $5,000; second place, $1,500, and third place, $500.
Call 540-662-3863 or check back at the web site for more info. The festival office will be closed from December 23 to January 5, 2015.
Below are some images from last year’s ABGT Finals!