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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 2017 SINGING AUDITION DATES

Book your singing competition audition for 2017 now to secure your place! Enter now here!

Sunday 20th August 2017 PM; Royal Northern College of Music Studio 4, 124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD

Saturday 26th August 2017 PM; National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham B40 1NT

Sunday 27th August 2017 Dingwalls, Middle Yard, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Lock, London, NW1 8AB

Sunday 10th September 2017 PM; The 1865, Brunswick Square, Southampton SO14 3AR

Saturday 16th September 2017 AM; The Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 4AG

Saturday 16th September 2017 PM; Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF

Sunday 17th September 2017 AM; Marconi Social Club, Chelmsford Essex CM2 9FH (If using Sat Nav; CM2 9RX)

Sunday 17th September 2017 PM; White Eagle Club, 211 Balham High Road, London SW17 7BQ

Sunday 17th September 2017 AM; The Liner Hotel, Lord Nelson Street, Liverpool L3 5QB

Sunday 17th September 2017 PMSheffield City Hall, Sheffield S1 2JA

Saturday 23rd September Absolute Music, Knighton Heath Estate, 855 Ringwood Road, Bournemouth BH11 8NE

Sunday 24th September 2017 Dingwalls, Middle Yard, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Lock, London, NW1 8AB

Sunday 24th September 2017 Dance HQ 411 White Studios, Templeton on the Green, Glasgow, G40 1DA

Thursday 28th September 2017 (evening auditions) Charthouse Music 23-27 Crouch Hill, London N4 4AP

Friday 29th September 2017 (evening auditions) River Studios, 32 Winsor Road, Totton, Southampton, SO40 9HQ

Saturday 30th September 2017 AM; White Eagle Club, 211 Balham High Road, London SW17 7BQ

Saturday 30th September 2017 PM; Pyramids, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3ST

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SINGING AUDITIONS

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.

The live shows take place in the same town or city as auditions where acts compete for a place in the Open Mic UK National Final.

Enter singing contest Open Mic UK to have the opportunity to play some of the best venues in the country.

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