Two Stow Teens Singing at Huge Fourth of July Celebration in Columbus for Ohio Idol Competition
Taylor Johns and Brianna Bell will be singing outside the Nationwide Arena July 3 at the Red, White and Boom celebration.
Two Stow residents are heading south to our state's capitol July 3 to sing in front of a huge crowd during Ohio's largest Independence Day celebration in Columbus.
Taylor Johns, 16, and Brianna Bell, 18, of Stow-Munroe Falls High School recently qualified for the third round of Ohio Idol and will sing in Columbus for the statewide vocal competition. The competition will be narrowed down to 10 people that day.
Ohio Idol is a statewide singing competition, exclusively for Ohio residents that are 12 years of age and older. Contestants compete to win a $10,000 cash prize, a recording contract and a year-long, state tour with the Top 5.
“There is so much talent here in Ohio that we never get to see on television,” said InTune Promotions President and show creator Steve Wise. “We want to give the talented residents of Ohio a place to showcase their talent, get performance experience and professional guidance.Our industry judges, along with the cash prize and recording contract, are keys to helping talented singers get on their way to a professional career.”
The Idol competition consists of four rounds of auditions.
The first round was held at Westerville Central High School on June 9, where particpants competed against nearly 700 other hopefuls from around the state.
The Top 100 singers were invited to audition in the second round at Westerville Central High School on June 16 and 17, where the competition was narrowed down to 50.
The Top 50 will perform from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. just outside Nationwide Arena, 343 Front St. Columbus on July 3, where the competition will be narrowed down to 10.
The Top 10 will perform at four county fairs before performing live on the Main Street stage at The Ohio State Fair on July 28, where the winner and Top 5 will be announced.
Visit www.ohio-idol.com for more information.