SINGERS WANTED: Talent show prize to roar with Olly Murs
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APPLY HERE: For full details and to apply to take part visit thehive.yorkshirewildlifepark.com/entertainment/apply-for-yorkshire-s-greatest-talent.
Four winners will each get a special guest support slot, in front of an audience of up to 8,000 people, at the venue’s big name Wild Live Concerts this summer, one featuring the Marry Me chart-topper, on Saturday, August 26 – for tickets CLICK HERE.
They also each get three days at Sheffield’s world famous Steelworks Studios - following in the footsteps of Take That, The Spice Girls ,Bryan Adams and more – to write, record and produce their own song, which will be released with a debut at their Wild Live summer concert. The full line up will be announced soon.
S Club 7 star Jo O’Meara, who is celebrating news of a comeback tour for the Bring It All Back pop super group, has been confirmed as a celebrity judge and BBC radio presenter Becky Measures will host the talent shows.
Entrants will also get to showcase their talent in front of industry experts, other celebrity judges and winners are guaranteed air play on TX1 Radio.
Applicants don’t have to reside in Yorkshire to take part, but as the competition is taking place in the county it is called Yorkshire’s Greatest Talent.
It is currently only accepting vocalists, including those with acoustic instruments, and wants to hear from solo singers, duos, trios, quartets, larger groups and choirs and is open to all singers aged ten-years-old to 55-plus.
But hurry. Organisers say applications close soon
The award-winning wildlife park, which now also hosts occasional music concerts, hopes to discover roar-some new talent.
Auditions will be for all singers from ten-years-old to 55-plus.
Other Yorkshire’s Greatest Talent judges will be announced for the live heats and semi-finals, to take place at the park’s new Evolution immersive dining venue.
Live heats are planned in March, with semi-finals in May and the Grand Final is at the park’s Tsavo Safari Lodge, on Saturday, June 3.
John Minion CEO , of YWP, at Branton, near Doncaster, said: “This is an amazing opportunity for local singers to show what they are made of and take the next step on the road to stardom.
“It is open to anyone and any style of singer. Just enter and show us what you can do and grab a place on the main stage for Wild Live, which is an incredible opportunity.
“We are excited to be staging the event and are looking forward to giving the talented entrants their shot at stardom.
“So many of today’s high-profile performers began their journey in talent contests so the next star could be out there in Yorkshire just waiting for this moment.“It’s going to be lots of fun and I’m sure we’ll unearth a few diamonds along the way.”