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 www.bobhinkle.com), 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 http://greatblueridgetalentsearch.blogspot.com/ or contact Bob Hinkle or Kimberly Hughes at email@example.com.
Application forms are available upon request.