Applications Now Available for Rising Stars 2014
Applications are now being accepted for the third annual Rising Stars competition, in which local musicians compete for an opportunity to perform at Britt.
The competition is open to acts consisting of one to four people in jazz, folk, classical, blues, country, rhythm and blues, bluegrass, flamenco, soft rock, a capella, contemporary or original music.
Twelve acts will be selected to perform on weekends beginning February 1st at South Stage Cellarís Jacksonville location. Admission for the performances will be free and the public may vote for their favorite for $2 per vote. All proceeds will benefit the Britt Instituteís music education programs. The final round takes place March 1st on the Britt Stage with the winner chosen by a combination of public voting and a panel of judges.
The winner will have the opportunity to perform as an opening act in Brittís 2014 season.
Applications may be picked up at South Stage Cellars in Jacksonville.