Up and coming singers are being offered the chance of performing in front of thousands at Knowsley’s largest community event this summer.
Knowsley Housing Trust (KHT) has launched a search for talented performers in its Rising Stars competition, with the opportunity to sing at its Community Day in July.
The shortlisted entries will perform in the grand final at the Community Day, which is this year being held on Saturday, July 6 at King George V playing field in Huyton
The winner will receive a day in a recording studio and will get their song played on KCC Live.
The free Community Day, which has become one of the largest community events in the North West, is expected to attract thousands.
It will be a fun-packed family day out with dancing, music and entertainment.
Jamie Sowler from KHT, part of the First Ark Group, who is coordinating the event, said: “This will be a fantastic addition to this year’s community day and offers budding stars the chance to get out there and shine.”
To enter, singers can upload a recording of them performing to YouTube or Soundcloud and post the link, together with their name, phone number and address, to KHT’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/knowsleyhousingkht.
Alternatively they can send a CD recording to: Marketing, First Ark, Lakeview, Kings Business Park, Prescot, L34 1PJ.
The closing date for entries is May 31, 2013.
The competition is for individual singers, but entries can be accompanied by an acoustic instrument. Entries must be 12 years old or over, and either live, work or go to school in Knowsley.