Atascosa County has been home to 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. Poteet native David Lee Garza Y Los Musicales are award winning fan favorites. Who will be this community’s next breakout star 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 held at the Pleasanton River Park, Dec. 3.
“We are excited to announce that we have added another youth category this year,” said Merry on Main committee member, Terri Cuevas who owns Country Girl Designs. “Additionally, besides the cash prize, the winner of the 18-plus group will have the chance to perform at the ‘Merrier on Main’ street dance and concert with David Lee Garza on Dec. 4.”
The age groups are 5-10, 11-17 and 18-plus. Merry on Main is looking for all types of talent from singing, dancing and comedy. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered. Video entries are due Nov. 7. Video must include name, age, performance category (vocal, comedy, instrumental, dance, etc.)
New this year is an extra prize for the 18-plus winner who will perform with David Lee Garza at the ‘Merrier on Main’ after party street dance and concert, Dec. 4, hed in downtown Pleasanton.
The Merry on Main committee gives a huge thank you to Cuevas and Country Girl Designs for also providing the cash prize money for the adult and teen group and to 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.