Ten contestants will perform before an audience of their peers, and industry judges, at the Northwest Activities Center in Detroit for a chance to win $500 in cash, a professional photo shoot, an artist development package from Star Factory, an internet promotion package (courtesy of Black/Smith Consulting) and a chance to perform on the NEXT Bash school tour.
The Big Stage Talent Challenge is open to Michigan singers and rappers, ages fourteen and up. Auditions will be held at Star Factory, located at 13305 Capital in Oak Park, on November 20 at 4 p.m. Applicants must be Michigan residents and should be prepared to perform a two minute selection with no profanity or explicit lyrics. The registration fee per group is $20.