FameCast is dedicated to serving the artists who have what it takes, but have lacked the breaks and the open casting call is one more way we are reaching out to the community to help them compete and gain international notoriety
Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2007
FameCast, the first online talent contest designed to find America's best new artists, today announced that with the help of Charles Attal Presents & Stubbs BBQ, will be hosting an open casting call to find Austin's best new bands and artists. The open casting call will take place at Stubbs BBQ on Saturday and Sunday, January 20-21, 2007. Filming will take place Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Participants at the open casting call will be filmed and their performance will be uploaded to the FameCast national online contest allowing them to compete for the grand prize of $10,000 and global exposure.
FameCast is a nationwide online talent contest and entertainment community platform targeted at discovering the next big music and comedy stars. FameCast was founded to showcase legitimate artists who have yet to be discovered and whom the audience deems to be worthy of stardom. The FameCast online contest and entertainment community will provide contestants the ability to connect with and grow a national audience and compete to become a FameCast Fenom and win a grand prize worth $10,000 per stage and global exposure.
"FameCast is dedicated to serving the artists who have what it takes, but have lacked the breaks and the open casting call is one more way we are reaching out to the community to help them compete and gain international notoriety," said Kent Savage, founder and CEO of FameCast. "Working closely with Charles Attal Presents enables us to reach out to the local Austin music community and provide them with a high-caliber venue like Stubbs BBQ to put on their best performance. With the help of Charles Attal Presents, we are confident FameCast will attract the best performers in Central Texas."
FameCast is currently taking artist's video submissions to compete on six virtual stages, classified by genre, including Rock, Pop, R&B, Country, Hip Hop and Comedy, with more to follow. The final five contestants from each stage will be flown on location in Austin, TX, to compete in a live show during SXSW the week of March 12, 2007. The final shows will be Webcast for viewers to watch and select the ultimate FameCast winners that same week. Visit http://www.famecast.com today and submit your performance if you have what it takes to be the next big star.
Born in Austin, TX, the Live Music Capital of the World, FameCast is the first online contest and entertainment community platform designed to find America's best new talent. Knowing that lack of exposure is what keeps some of our best artists in the shadows, we aim to shine the spotlight on those that have what it takes, but have lacked the breaks. For more information visit http://www.famecast.com.