Next audition for CT ICON coming up Aug. 23

CT ICON has announced its next round of auditions for the singing contest.

CT ICON is open to ages 9 and up. Auditions will have contestants singing, hoping to become one of the 12 finalists.

The second auditions will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Comfort Suites, 64 Knotter Dr., Southington from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. The call back auditions for those put through to the second round, will also be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m., where the 12 finalists will be chosen.

The shows between finalists competing for the title of CT ICON will be held on Saturday, Aug. 30 and Sunday, Aug. 31 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at LakeCompounce, 186 Enterprise Dr., Bristol in the Starlight Ballroom Theatre. The winner will be declared on Sunday, Aug. 31.

The first prize winner will receive $1,000 and will perform at local venues in Connecticut, as well as receive recording time at a studio to record a song. There will be runner up prizes and more.

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