Merry on Main Talent Show is accepting audition videos

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Video entries due November 7

Pleasanton Express Staff


New this year for the Merry on Main talent show is a chance for the 18+ winner to perform onstage with David Lee Garza at the downtown ‘Merrier on Main’ street dance on 4 December. COURTESY PHOTO

Atascosa County has hosted some of the biggest stars in the country. George Strait was born here. Willie Nelson worked at KBOP radio. Jerry DeLeon is currently on the country charts. Award-winning fan favorites David Lee Garza and Poteet native Los Musicales. Who will be the next star of this community at the Merry on Main Talent Show held as part of the two-day Christmas Festival?

The Merry on Main Talent Show Committee is officially accepting audition videos for this year’s Merry on Main Talent Show to be held at Pleasanton River Park on December 3rd.

“We are thrilled to announce that we have added another youth category this year,” said Merry on Main, committee member Terri Cuevas, owner of Country Girl Designs. “Plus, in addition to the cash prize, the winner of the 18+ group will get a chance to perform at the ‘Merrier on Main’ dance and street concert with David Lee Garza on December 4.”

Age groups are 5-10, 11-17 and 18+. Merry on Main is looking for all types of singing, dancing and acting talent. The top seven contestants chosen from the video auditions in each age group will perform at the Merry on Main Talent Show. Prizes per age group will be 1st place $300, 2nd place $200 and 3rd place $100.

The talent show will be hosted by the one and only Cleto Rodriguez! Showcase your talent and submit your one-minute video to entertainment@merryonmain.org for consideration. Video entries are due November 7th. Video must include name, age, performance category (voice, comedy, instrumental, dance, etc.)

New this year is an additional prize for the 18+ winner to perform with David Lee Garza at the ‘Merrier on Main’ after street dance and concert on December 4th in downtown Pleasanton.

The Merry on Main committee is very grateful to Cuevas and Country Girl Designs for also providing the prize money for the adult and teen group and John Mayse of JM Connected for providing the funds for the 5-10 year olds.

Please go to www.merryonmain.org and click the talent show button for more information. Follow the Merry on Main Facebook page for updates and highlights.

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