Audition dates have now been announced for Open Mic UK 2014 the nationwide singing competition searching for the UK’s best singers, singer/songwriters, rappers and vocalists.
And both Nottingham and Sheffield will be hosting events.
Auditions will be held at Sheffield City Hall on Sunday, 31st August and at the Britannia Hotel in Nottingham on Sunday, 21st September.
Open Mic UK is run by Future Music, the company behind the discovery of artists such as Luke Friend, Jacob Banks, Warner Music’s Birdy, Columbia Record’s Lucy Spraggan, Union J’s Jaymi Hensley and Jahmene Douglas, both of which are now signed to Sony Music.
There will be thousands of pounds worth of competition prizes up for grabs along the way including recording studio time and music development classes.
The overall winner will receive a comprehensive winner’s package as well as a main prize of £5,000 in cash to spend as they wish on the development of their act.
Anyone wanting to take part at either the Sheffield or Nottingham auditions needs to book their place beforehand to ensure they are registered to be part of the event.
For more information, or to book your audition slot, visit www.openmicuk.co.uk