What are the prizes for the talent show winners?

Awards will be given.

Are there any restrictions on the types of acts that can participate?

No pyrotechnics, fire or fireworks; no weapons; and no foul or offensive language. This is a community event and all material, costumes, props and music must be appropriate for all ages and members of the public.  Please see the Talent Show Rules for further details.

Where and when are the elimination rounds taking place?

Elimination rounds are scheduled for Saturday June 6th at Area 23 for cover music. Original work is scheduled for June 7th at Litherman’s Limited Brewery in Concord.  All other types of acts will be scheduled at either location, depending on the type of act.

Who are the judges?  How are winners determined?

There will be three judges for the elimination rounds and Final round. Judges will be volunteers from the CCEH Events Committee, owners/representatives of the host establishments, or members of the public.  Different judges will be used for the elimination round and the Final round.

At the Final event, there will be a Judges’ Choice and a People’s Choice winner.  The People’s Choice winner will be determined by the number of votes cast by the audience.

What if I don’t like the decision of the judges?

The decisions of the judges are final.  This is a fun, community event whose purpose is to raise money to help those less fortunate.  

What is provided in the performance space?  Can I see it?

Sound equipment and engineering is provided for both the elimination rounds and final event.  Area 23 and Lithermans Limited Brewery welcome you to visit their establishments at any time during their regular business hours to view their performance space.

The Bank of New Hampshire Stage is generally also available for viewing during business hours.  

If I was in the Final show last year, can I enter to be in this years show?

For the most part no. If you did not make it through the elimination rounds last year, you can enter again this year. If you were in the Final show, please wait a year before applying again. If you feel your act is significantly different from the prior year, you may apply and the judges will decide if you will be invite to compete in the elimination rounds.

How do I apply to be in the talent competition?

There is an online application that you need to submit, along with a video of your performance and a high resolution photo of you, preferably performing.

If you have other questions that are not answered above, contact us