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Emcee's, singers & poets register for our competition showcase to compete for $1,400 in prizes before a panel of industry Judges
February 21st, headliner Shred The Verbal Tongue is inviting all Pices to celebrate their Birthday with him at The Bar Exam! Pices get in for just $5. Soul singer, trumpeteer and TNT Label mate, J Chantel also round out the night with the incredible Tommy Bottoms covering spoken word and January's winner Allah's Apprentice opening the show. This will be a night so diverse and talent driven it'll be talked about for months to come. Trust us!
Industry Panel of judges: TBA but we have some Grammy winners on deck =)
We are limiting the competition slots to 16 to open up time to close out the show with an open-cypher. The camera will be rolling so look sharp and get your BARS right!
Contestents will be critiqued in 3 areas, Bars, Production, Performance
##ARTIST WHO REGISTER EARLY WILL BE PROMOTED VIA TWITTER BY @BAREXAMPENMIC ##
Doors/open mic list open at 8pm. Open Mic @ 8:30 and runs to 9:30. Talent competition starts promptly at 9:30pm
**Pre-Registering here on eventbrite is the only way to guarentee your performance slot. Slots normally fill via pre-registration a few days before the event and the list is closed at the door**
BRING YOUR A GAME!
Calling all singers, emcee's and poets
The Bar Exam is the definitive talent competition, open mic and showcase. The nations best emcees, poets, and singers are being discovered right here in Atlanta. The Bar Exam brings the excitement; inspiration, anticipation, humor and heart break from the likes of American Idol and puts it in front of a live audience. The Bar Exam is the place to develop your craft, showcase your talents, and network with like-minded people and industry professionals.
Talent Competition: Who will set the bar? Registration starts at $30
-Perform and receive feedback before an industry panel of judges. Feedback shared via live twitter feed on stage
-Judges narrow down top 3 then the crowd decides on the winner
- $1,400 in Prizes:
2 hours of studio time at Soul Asylum Studios - Mastering from Mixtapemastering.net - Online marketing promo from realrappromo.com ( 1 week of twitter promo and email blast to 40k+ contacts ) and our growing list of marketing partners (Scheinbeck.com, whycauseican.com)- featured artist slot at next months Bar Exam - radio interviews - video & photo epk
**Pass the bar or pass the mic will take effect after 2 minutes into the set. In the event that an artist is asked to pass the mic, each panelist will provide positive constructive feedback to the artists**
Follow on twitter @barexamopenmic and IG @thebarexam
*1 song or 3 1/2 minute limit for every performing artist excluding the featured artist. no exceptions
**Artist come prepared with a show track or show cd. PRE-REGISTRANTS EMAIL US YOUR TRACK WHEN YOU SIGN UP. EMAIL ADDRESS WILL BE IN THE REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION PAGE
*** Emcee's interested in being apart of our monthly video production of the King of the Cypher contact @barexamopenmic or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Slots limited to 6.
PASS THE BAR OR PASS THE MIC
(DECIDED BY THE CROWD AND PANELISTS)
** BRING A PERFORMANCE (SHOW) VERSION OF YOUR SONG. WE DONT LIKE WHEN YOU RAP OVER YOUR VOCALS **
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