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Music City Madness Gives Artists a Breakthrough Opportunity

Written on August 13, 2008 – 9:13 am | by whiskeychick |

Click for Music City Madness at CMT.com.Online contest gives unsigned artists a chance to be on CMT’s Unplugged at Studio 330.

In the spirit of supporting unsigned and independent country musicians, CMT and Comcast have paired up again to bring you the Music City Madness competition. Undiscovered singers and songwriters will be able to submit their original video performance entry online or via mail to compete against the nation’s best undiscovered talent. All styles of country music are welcome including bluegrass, folk, southern rock and Americana, among others.

Winners will have the chance to appear on CMT’s Unplugged at Studio 330 series as well as receive mentoring time with country music legend Randy Travis. Deadline for auditions and submissions is October 6th so there’s not much time to get your entry in. For more details about the competition please see the press release at our big sister site Country Music News Blog.

Local auditions are:
KNOXVILLE MUSIC CITY MADNESS AUDITIONS
Saturday, August 16 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fountainhead College of Technology
3203 Tazewell Pike, Knoxville, TN

PITTSBURGH MUSIC CITY MADNESS AUDITIONS
Saturday, August 23 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Westin Pittsburgh
1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

ATLANTA MUSIC CITY MADNESS AUDITIONS
Saturday, August 23 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Cobb Centre Galleria
Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA

NASHVILLE MUSIC CITY MADNESS AUDITIONS
Wednesday, August 27 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Oceanway Studios
1200 17th Avenue South, Nashville, TN

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