Singing audition dates for the singing competition Open Mic UK are below! The singing competition has over 10,000 entries each year, so if you're are a singer, duo, vocal group or rapper and you have the talent, apply now to audition for Open Mic UK at your nearest venue. If your application is successful, you will be invited along to perform live at an audition. Enter singing contest Open Mic UK now.
You’ll be auditioning for a place in the Open Mic UK Regional Finals which will take place on the main stage at one of the best venues in your region. The Regional Final will also include a special guest performance and will feature the best unsigned acts from your region.
You will be showcasing your music live in front of music industry judges who are at every stage of the singing competition. Last year’s competition included judges that work for the three major record labels (Universal, Warner and Sony), as well as national radio DJs, regional press and BBC Introducing. The music industry judges become more prestigious as the competition progresses, so what better opportunity to get music industry feedback and get your music heard by the right people?
OPEN MIC UK 2018 SINGING AUDITION DATES
Book your singing competition audition for 2018 now to secure your place! Enter now here!
Sunday 26th August 2018 - Early PM - Dingwalls, Middle Yard, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Lock, London, NW1 8AB
Sunday 9th September 2018 - PM - Media City UK, University of Salford, Plot B4, Salford Quays, Manchester, M50 2HE
Saturday 15th September 2018 - Early PM - SouthBank Club (Studio), Dean Lane, Bristol, BS3 1DB
Saturday 15th September 2018 - PM - Vincent Harris Suite, Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield, S1 2JA
Sunday 16th September 2018 - AM - White Eagle Club, 211 Balham High Road, London, SW17 7BQ
Sunday 16th September 2018 - PM - 1865, Brunswick Square, Southampton, SO14 3AR
Sunday 16th September 2018 - AM - The Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Westgate Road, Newcastle, NE1 4AG
Friday 21st September 2018 - Evening - Absolute Music, Knighton Heath Estate, 855 Ringwood Road, Bournemouth, BH11 8NE
Saturday 22nd September 2018 - PM - Concourse 22-23, National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, B40 1NT
Sunday 23rd September 2018 - AM - Hamptons Sports & Leisure, Tydemans off Beehive Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9FH
Sunday 23rd September 2018 - PM - Britannic Suite, The Liner Hotel, Lord Nelson Street, Liverpool, L3 5QB
OPEN MIC UK 2018 SINGING AUDITION TIMINGS
10.30am - Under 16 age category
11.30am - 16-20 age category
12.30pm - 21 and over age category
1pm - UK Songwriting Competition performances
Early PM Auditions - Bristol and Camden
12pm - Under 16 age category
1pm - 16-20 age category
2pm - 21 and over age category
2.30pm - UK Songwriting Competition performances
4.30pm - Under 16 age category
5.30pm - 16-20 age category
6.30pm - 21 and over age category
7pm - UK Songwriting Competition performances
6pm - Under 16 age category
7pm - 16-20 age category
8pm - 21 and over age category
Audition places are limited, so be quick not sorry! Registering well in advance will secure your talent audition and avoid disappointment. Enter singing contest Open Mic UK by clicking here.
On the day of the audition you will be asked to prepare a performance of up to 2 minutes maximum. The auditions are closed to the public and will be in front of the professional judging panel thus allowing live talent and ability to be judged appropriately. The audition can be a song of your choice in any style or genre and can be a cover or an original. You will be required to sing accapella if performing a cover. Those with original material may use a backing track or guitar/keyboard (not supplied) to accompany them whether played by themselves or by a backing musician.
Please make sure if using a backing track that it is Track 1 on the CD. If using a backing track you will be expected to arrive with a good quality CD. We also recommend that if using a CD you test your CD on a number of players, not just your computer, to ensure it works correctly each time.
Successful competitors from the auditions will be asked back to perform and compete live in the Regional Finals in front of a capacity audience and music industry judging panel.
Enter singing contest Open Mic UK to have the opportunity to play some of the best venues in the country.
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