Steel City Launches Emerging Talent Competition
$250.00 grand prize for up and coming performers
Steel City Coffee House announced plans this week for their first annual Emerging Talent Competition. The competition seeks to find talented young poets, comedians, instrumentalists, singer/songwriters, and bands and is open to competitors ages 12-21. The competition will involve five separate rounds, followed by a grand finale. The top two candidates of each round will proceed to the grand finale on March 31, 2010. The grand prize is $250.00 cash, a certificate of achievement, and a performance slot at Steel City Coffee House in 2010.
“This talent competition is a way to encourage young and talented individuals in the community to showcase their talents in a top performance space” said Jane Tucker, owner of Steel City Coffee House.
The competition will kick off on February 10, 2010 at 7:00 PM with the Spoken Word Competition which will be open to poets, comedians, and dramatic readings. The other competitions are as follows:
- Instrumentalists Competition on February 24, 2010
- Singer/ Songwriter I Competition on March 3, 2010
- Singer/ Songwriter II Competition on March 10, 2010
- Band Competition on March 24, 2010