To access photos from the launch party, check out WiLD 94.1 website
A launch party for the #TBTSearch contest was held Tuesday night at Hard Rock Cafe in Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa.
Tori Kelly, chart topping Capitol Records recording artist kicked off the search with a intimate performance and Q&A session hosted by WiLD 94.1 Programming Director and talent, Orlando Davis.
Tori sat down and gave fans insightful information on breaking in to the music industry and tips for entering the contest.
WiLD 94.1 recently announced the #TBTSearch contest, a local effort to find the next talented artist that displays a combination of both singer and songwriter qualities. The winner of this search will hit a musical jackpot of a $2,500 in cash along with national exposure through various publicity opportunities.
Local artists are encouraged to visit the WiLD 94.1 website to enter the talent search. Here’s are the top three things you need to know:
- Include a brief bio and a spotlight that showcases musical background (YouTube link of a performance)
- The contest is open to all Tampa Bay solo artists who are at least 15-years-old
- The #TBTSearch contest will conclude on Tuesday, September 8, in Hard Rock Cafe Tampa. Ten finalists will perform live for a panel of judges, comprised of record label executives and station representatives.
The record label executives who will be judging the finalists are:
Lee L’Heureux, Senior Vice President Warner Brothers Records
Sujit Kundu, Senior Vice President Epic Records
Ayelet Schiffman, Vice President Columbia Records
Keep calm and jam on, Tampa Bay!