New York Dream Night Talent Search
August 15, 2020 at 7:00 PM
Dream Night Talent Search is a premiere opportunity for emerging artists (singers, singer-songwriters, musicians) to showcase their unique skills for the chance to win: $1,000 dollars; a huge amount of exposure; a front of the line pass audition to America’s Got Talent AND/OR to NBC’s Little Big Shots, Senior Big Shots, The Voice, American Idol; free evaluation and discount from PCG Universal & PCG Theatrical in Nashville, TN; extensive publicity; and possible management, agency, or label deals and so much more.
ENROLLMENT AND RULES
There are three age categories:
– 9 to 17 years old
– 18 to 29 years old
– 30 years old and over
The winner from each age category will receive a $500 cash prize, with the overall winner receiving an additional $500 AND even a chance to audition for producers of the TV shows mentioned above! The overall winner also receives a video of his or her live performance and extensive online and offline media coverage. There will be many other prizes donated by participating sponsors. Our main focus is on two full days of mentoring by our industry judges.
Contest is open to all singers, solo track, acoustic with instrument, or with bands. All genres are welcome. There are two phases to the competition. Depending on the number of contestants and their ages, the categories are subject to change.
You must register at https://www.talentwatch.com/contest/2020-new-york-dream-night-talent-search to enter the contest. You may enter one or two music video(s) and a personal video. Acceptable music videos include simple raw footage of artist performing or more elaborate music videos. We STRONGLY RECOMMEND at least one of the videos showcasing a live performance. In addition, every music artist must upload a personal video, to give fans and industry professionals a better perspective of the artist behind the music. Music fans and industry professionals select the top 60 rated artists. The sooner you get your videos up there, the sooner our industry professionals get to see you. There is no cost to register. There is a $5 enrollment fee that will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Click on Register, upload videos, wait for your acceptance email, then click on enroll in New York. Enroll by July 14!
Live Competition Phase (August 14-15, two mandatory days):
Day 1 – August 14, approximately 4PM-9PM. The top rated artists (from the online phase) will audition at the venue, singing one or two songs. Industry professionals will also be mentoring each artist.
Day 2 – August 15, 12PM-5PM auditions and mentoring. Industry professionals announce the top music artists for each of the three age categories. The 20 chosen artists will perform in front of judges and a live audience at the Historic Paramount Hudson Valley Theater from 7PM-10PM. Each artist must be prepared to sing two to three additional songs.
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