||Local Singers Try for a Chance at Stardom on FOX 50’s “Gimme the Mike!”
FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV) will give 25 local singers the chance of a lifetime, to compete on TV for fame and prizes! FOX 50’s Gimme the Mike! premieres Wednesday, June 2 at 7:30pm on FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV).
25 contestants will be chosen from local auditions and given the chance to compete on TV. Auditions with the show’s producers will be held Saturday, April 3 at Triangle Towne Center in Raleigh from 10am – 5pm and Sunday, April 4 at Cross Creek Mall in Fayetteville from 12noon-5pm. Auditions will be open to anyone 18 years of age or older who lives within the FOX 50 viewing area. At the auditions, singers should arrive prepared to perform a song a cappella for up to 60 seconds.
Beginning June 2nd, tune in every Wednesday at 7:30pm to FOX 50’s Gimme the Mike!. Each week, 5 contestants will sing before a panel of judges and a live studio audience. The judges will select 1 finalist each week who then moves on to the one-hour finale broadcast LIVE Wednesday, July 7 at 7:00pm.
FOX 50’s Gimme the Mike! will also be interactive, allowing viewers to log on to www.fox50.com and vote for their Wild Card contestant. One Wild Card contestant will advance to the final show where all 6 finalists will compete for the grand prize. FOX 50s Gimme the Mike! will tape the first 5 shows during May at the Fletcher Hall in the BTI Center in downtown Raleigh. All shows will be free of charge and open to the public.
FOX 50s Gimme the Mike! will be hosted by Jim Kelly from Mix 101.5, WRAL-FM. Judges include Dick Hodgin of Osceola Studios, Brian Dawson from K97.5, WQOK and Faye Parker, Clay Aiken’s mother.
For complete rules, audition and show information, log on to www.fox50.com or call the FOX 50 Gimme the Mike! Hotline at (919) 595.5061 (long distance charges may apply).