Audition dates have been announced for Open Mic UK singing competition for the 2011 Open Mic music competition, with over 9,000 entrants last year the 2011 competition is set to be the biggest yet!
Open Mic UK is the biggest national music competition for singers and also solo artists in the UK, the competition travels across the country every year in search of the UK's greatest singers, singer/songwriters, rappers and vocalists. This competition open to all genres, so whether you’re into R’n’B, Rap, Acoustic, Pop or Classical – Open Mic UK has it all! Acts can present either covers or original material and they’ll be invited to a live audition in front of the judging panel.
Those who make it through the audition stage will go on to give their performance across the UK in Live shows, in front of an audience and judging panel, for the chance to sing at the Grand Final.
There are ample of opportunities to win prizes throughout the competition. As well as over £50,000 worth of prizes up for grabs and the winning act will be offered a development and management contract to develop their music. Competing acts will also have the possibility to perform live in some of the best music venues in the country.
- 7th August Sunday (Willows, Willows Road, Manchester M5 5FQ)
- 13th August Saturday (Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, Middlesex, London UB3 2UE)
- 14th August Sunday (St Georges, Bristol BS1 5RR)
- 20th August Saturday (Glasgow Royal concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3NY)
- 21st August Sunday AM;( The Liner Hotel, Lord Nelson Street, Liverpool L3 5QB)
- 27th August Saturday AM; (Pitsea Leisure Centre, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex SS13 3DU)
- 28th August Sunday (The Coal Exchange, Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff CF10 5EB)
- 3rd September Saturday AM; (National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham B40 1NT)
- 4th September Sunday (Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth PO1 2AB)
- 10th September Saturday AM;(The Journal Tyne Theatre, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 4AG)