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Variety Club on the hunt for talented amateur vocalists

Aspiring vocalists across the province are once again invited to audition for Variety’s Got Talent presented by Coast Capital Savings. The winner of the third annual competition will receive a Rising Star music package and appear on the Variety Show of Hearts telethon on Feb. 16 and 17.

Finalists will perform before a panel of music industry and celebrity judges, including music manager Bruce Allen.

The competition is open to all B.C. residents ages 13-29. Audition videos should be submitted to www.varietysgottalent.ca from Jan. 2 to 16.

Videos should run between two and three minutes, with singers performing a capella, to a track, or with acoustic guitar or keyboard accompaniment.

Ten finalists will compete in the Variety’s Got Talent Finals on Feb. 9 before a panel of judges and a live audience at the River Rock Show Theatre.

Nine of the finalists will be chosen by music industry professionals from Sam Feldman & Associates. The 10th finalist will be chosen by the public in the People’s Choice competition.

The winner will be announced at the end of the show and will go on to perform at the Show of Hearts telethon.

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