Spoondfed Talent Challenge looking for Contestants

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For Immediate Release
New York, December 26, 2019
Press Contact: Betsyann Faiella at Savoy PR: 310.283.2415 or bafaiella@savoypr.com
In the Tradition of MetroStar and Mama’s Next Big Act, Comes Spoonfed’s Talent Challenge 2020
Aspiring Singers compete Mondays, Jan. 20th, 27th and February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
Producer Joseph Macchia (Metrostar Talent Challenge and MetroMinor), and proprietor of
restaurant Spoonfed, Randy Witherspoon, present Spoonfed’s Talent Challenge 2020 at Upstairs at
the Spoon, New York City’s new music listening room in Hell’s Kitchen. Tracy Stark, a longtime
collaborator of Joseph Macchia, will serve as Music Director for the contest, which runs weekly from
Monday, Jan. 20th through Monday, February 24th.
Anyone can participate!
Read on for submission, schedule and prize information. Here’s what to do if you would like to be
considered:
Singers and Comic Singers: Send a YouTube link or an mp3 file to Joseph Macchia
at: jjmac249@aol.com by Jan. 15th.
All entries will be screened and you will receive a response if you’re chosen to participate.
Please keep in mind there will be many submissions and there won’t be room for everyone this time. We
thank you in advance for your interest.
Please make sure you are available for all dates if you’re chosen.
Week #1, Jan. 20th: Elimination Round #1
First group of performers each does one song, followed by a vote by audience and judging panel. The
results will be announced the following day by email and social media. The top performers will
participate in the contest beginning Week #3.
Week #2, Jan. 27th Elimination Round #2
Second group of performers each does one song, followed by a vote by audience and judging panel. The
results will be announced the following day by email and social media. The top performers will
participate in the contest beginning Week #3.
Week #3, Feb. 3rd: Top 15 from elimination rounds 1&2 perform. There will be 5 eliminations this
night, voted by audience and judging panel. Judges and Musical Director will give performers feedback.
The results will be announced the following day by email and social media. Top 10 performers move on
to week #4.
Week #4, Feb. 10th: Top 10 perform. There will be 5 eliminations this night, voted by audience and
judging panel. Judges and Musical Director will give performers feedback. The results will be announced
the following day by email and social media. Top 15 performers move on to week #5.
Feb. 17th, Week #5: Top 5 perform 2 songs each, which might be one of the songs they’ve previously
performed in the competition, or possibly a common song that each performer has to make their own. Or
maybe a theme week. FINAL AGENDA TBD by judging panel.
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