Variety extends deadline

The final deadline for audition videos for Variety’s Got Talent, presented by Coast Capital Savings is midnight on Friday, Jan. 18

The final deadline to submit audition videos for Variety’s Got Talent, presented by Coast Capital Savings has been extended to midnight on Friday, Jan. 18.

This province-wide search for talented young artists is open to B.C. residents between the ages of 13-29. Audition videos may be submitted at varietysgottalent.ca. Videos should be two to three minutes long, with performers singing a cappella, to track or with acoustic guitar or keyboard.

Industry experts will select nine of the 10 finalists. A 10th finalist will be chosen by the public in the people’s choice competition. Fans are encouraged to log onto The Province newspaper’s website and vote for their favourite performer from Jan. 27 to Feb. 3.

The winner of the people’s choice competition will join the other nine finalists who will compete for the top spot at the River Rock Show Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 9.

Judges for the final showdown at the River Rock include Bruce Allen, The Province’s Arts columnist Stuart Derdeyn, One More Girl, Shannon Tweed Simmons and Global BC’s Steve Darling.

The final winner will appear on the Variety Show of Hearts Telethon that airs live on Global BC Feb. 16–17.