Thirteen winners were named to compete in the finals. They include the band Cross N Styles; Tanya Dallas-Lewis; the trio of Elliot Eyre, Emma Kate Eyre, and Erin Foster; the duo of Jami Gilbert and Chima Daniel; Sabrina Harrison; Jennifer “Baby” Jackson; Ethan Locke; Madelyn Martin; Gerson Medina; Ryan Phillips; Virginia Rush; Malachi Strother; and Ashley Nobles, winner of Voice of the Valley contest (automatic entry into the ABGT finals).
Visit our Facebook page for some video highlights of last night’s performances, and stay tuned to that same page for a recap video, which will be posted in the coming days.
The 13 winners will compete in the finals at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, at the Bright Box. The finals will be held during the 90th festival whose theme is “Bloomtown: Bringing the WOW for 90 years!” Prizes awarded at the final event include first place, $5,000; second place, $1,500; and third place, $500.
Audience tickets for the finals are available at the festival office located at 135 N. Cameron Street, Winchester. No phone orders will be accepted.
There will be 80 G/A seats upstairs and 120 G/A seats downstairs; ticket cost is $20.00 for Upstairs (Screen View Only), and $40.00 for Downstairs (Live View).