Audition to Perform at Huron Valley Arts Festival

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Michigan Rock School Talentfest
Sponsored by Genisys Credit Union
Huron Valley Arts Festival
Saturday, July 30, 2016

This year the Huron Valley Arts Festival, in conjunction with MICHIGAN ROCK SCHOOL, is giving local musicians an opportunity to compete for cash prizes and bigger performance dates. The Michigan Rock School Talentfest is a live music competition held at the Huron Valley Arts Festival on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Ralph C. Richardson Memorial Park in Commerce. Musicians can audition through the month of June for a chance to compete live at the festival. Cash prizes and additional performance opportunities will be awarded to the winners at the festival.

Age Categories:
The Talentfest competition will be split into two age categories:
– 18 and Under
– Adult/All Ages
**If performing as a group ALL MEMBERS must be 18 or under to qualify to compete in the 18 and Under age category. If a group consists of member both under and over 18, then must compete in the Adult/All Ages category.

How to “audition”:
Performers have two ways they can audition to compete in the Michigan Rock School Talentfest.
Online Audition:
Send the following information in an e-mail to
– Performer/Act Name
– Age of performer(s)
– Bio/Background information
– Contact phone number
– Link to at least one (more is preferred) video of a live performance
Deadline to submit online is July 1, 2016!
Live Audition:
Attend and perform at the MICHIGAN ROCK SCHOOL/SHAC open mic night on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Performances are available on a first-come first-serve basis. The sign up sheet will be available at 6:30pm the evening of the open mic and performances will begin at 7:00pm. The open mic is located in Downtown Milford inside the SHAC at 125 S. Main St., Milford, MI 48381.

A Winner and a Runner-Up will be awarded based on their live performance at the Michigan Rock School Talentfest competition during the arts festival on Saturday, July 30. A total of four prizes will be awarded – a winner and a runner-up for each age category. Prizes for each age category are:
– Winner: $50 and a paid performance spot at an HVCA event
– Runner-up: $50 and a performance spot at Milford Memories on the River’s Edge Stage on Saturday, August 13.

Date and Time:
Michigan Rock School Talentfest competition will take place between noon and 4:00pm on Saturday, July 30, 2016 during the Huron Valley Arts Festival. Contestants must be available to perform up to 15 minutes of music during the festival to compete and be eligible to win.

For additional information or question, please contact Michigan Rock School at or 248-676-9155.