Thursday, January 28, 2010

Great Blue Ridge Talent Search starts today

From an email:

White Horse Black Mountain to Host THE GREAT BLUE RIDGE TALENT SEARCH for singers
starts Jan 28, 2008!

WHAT: The Great Blue Ridge Talent Search Vocal Competition at White Horse Black Mountain
WHERE: White Horse Black Mountain
105C Montreat Road
Black Mountain NC 28711
WHEN: Begins Thursday January 28 7 pm and runs alternate Thursdays through February (2/11 and 2/25). and into March if needed.

WHO: Singers who are unmanaged compete for $1, 000 in cash and prizes. Prizes include a showcase performance at White Horse Black Mountain, professional career consultations with White Horse co-owner Bob Hinkle (former manager of J Geils Band, Harry Chapin, Etta James, Kenny Rogers, Dottie West, Manfred Mann, etc, a free demo recording in the wonderful White Horse listening room, and other prizes. Singers will fill out an application and pay a fee of $10 to compete. They will recieve written feedback from judges.

Potential contestants may go to or contact Bob Hinkle or Kimberly Hughes at

Application forms are available upon request.

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