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Community Invited to Audition for Corpus Christi IDOL, Junior IDOL of Corpus Christi

February 19, 2016


CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Do you think you can sing? Then prove it! The Coastal Bend community will have the opportunity to earn the title of “Corpus Christi IDOL 2016” and “Junior IDOL of Corpus Christi” during the sixth annual competition of the same name. Auditions will be held on Friday, Feb. 19, through Sunday, Feb. 21, in the food court of La Palmera, 5488 S. Padre Island Drive.

  • Friday, Feb. 19, from 4-6 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 21, from 2-6 p.m.

Corpus Christi IDOL is open to contestants age 13 and older and Junior IDOL of Corpus Christi is open to contestants age 12 and younger. There is a $10 processing fee per audition, and a microphone will be provided. Those auditioning should be prepared to sing acapella.

Finals for both contests will be held Thursday, Feb. 25, through Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Performing Arts Center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, and top winners will take home cash prizes.

  • Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. for the Top 20 Junior IDOL Finals
  • Friday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. for the Top 20 Corpus Christi IDOL Semi-Finals
  • Saturday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. for Corpus Christi IDOL and Junior Idol Top 10 Finals

The public is invited to come out to support and vote for their favorite idol at the finals. Tickets are $10 and include two voting ballots. Tickets can be purchased online here or in person the night of the event. All proceeds from this fundraising singing contest fund Theatre scholarships and Theatre student programming needs.

Corpus Christi IDOL and Junior IDOL is sponsored by the School of Arts, Media & Communication and the Department of Theatre & Dance at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 96.5 The Beach, La Palmera and Pepsi.

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