NASHVILLE - A CULTURAL EXCHANGE CONCERT AND COMPETITION EVENT BETWEEN SISTER CITIES, NEW YORK AND NASHVILLE WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE HERMITAGE HOTEL ON MAY 9, 2014
The Competition Where the Bright Lights of NYC Meet the Music City of Nashville
This unprecedented event, sponsored by Absinthe a Broadway Cabaret of Nashville and Metropolitan Room of NYC will take place on May 9 at the Hermitage Hotel in Nashville. Four NYC November 2013 competition winners will be featured as twelve Nashville singers will fight it out for the opportunity to perform in New York City come this fall.
In November last year Internationally acclaimed Cabaret venue, The Metropolitan Room, twelve contestants competed to bring their acts to this Nashville showcase. The four winners will share the stage at The Hermitage in Nashville for 70 minutes in a NYC-Style production for the general public and music industry representatives. The fabulous cabaret artists who won the NYC competition and will be coming to Nashville are Jerry Costanzo, Sue Matsuki, Juila B. Simpson and Tracy Stark.
Following this the Nashvillians will be singing Country Music to the same audience and competing for the opportunity to perform at the Metropolitan Room for a concert in the Fall where they will be representing Country Music to a New York audience as well as New York music industry representatives.
On May 9th, the Nashville artists will be judged by a combination of votes from both industry judges and the audience. They will be judged on array of different criteria including; appearance, audience connection, talent, skills, stage presence and entertainment value.
This competition series aims to set a platform for a unique relationship between the musical genres of Cabaret and Country as well as a unique relationship between the two cities.
Please join us to hear and see some of NYC’s best talent today and help the judges select the four lucky singers who will travel North to NYC! The audience is encouraged to stay after the show for a meet and greet with the talented performers featured.
Date: Friday 9 May
Time: Doors open at 7pm for a 7:30pm start
Where: The Hermitage Hotel - Grand Ballroom at 213 Sixth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219
Price: Tickets at the door $10
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