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Singers, Songwriters, Performers wanted for ‘ROCK THE OAKS’ 2014 Concert and Variety Show

Rock the Oaks Concert and Variety Show Auditions October Temecula

Rock the Oaks Concert and Variety Show Auditions October Temecula

Rock the Oaks (formerly known as Temecula Live!) is hosting open call auditions for singers, songwriters and performers on Saturday, October 19 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at The Merc in Old Town Temecula.  

Be sure and register before just dropping in.Registered auditions will be considered before walk-ins. 

According to Gwyn Sanborn, CEO and President of the West Coast Country Music Association, “This event is promoted by Shamrock’s Irish Pub and Eatery, Presenting Sponsor for this year’s “Rock the Oaks” Be sure to visit them!” Sanborn said.

‘Rock the Oaks’ is one of only a few live music review shows in Southern California. All genres of music are invited to participate including new and traditional country, rock, Broadway, pop, gospel and patriotic. Bands, groups, choirs, theater companies and solo acts are all eligible to perform.

Variety wanted!

If you are a local comic, comedian, dancer, or juggler, even ventriloquists will be considered.

Performers picked to participate in the show on February 28 and/or March 1, 2014 will be listed on the event’s website no later than December 1, 2013. Proceeds from Rock the Oaks will benefit the Arts and Autism programs of Oak Grove Center.


  • Performers will need to bring their karaoke music track for the audition. 
  •  Please arrive 15 minutes early for the registration process.
  • Come camera ready. Please come with your hair and make-up done. Our photographer will be taking head shots to be used for future publicity and the event program if you are selected.
  • Make sure that you bring either the karaoke track (no lead vocal) or instrument you will be using for accompaniment. There is a piano on site if needed.
  • Be prepared to sing the best 90 seconds of your audition piece. This is usually a verse and a chorus. If you are auditioning with an original song, bring a copy of the lyrics for our judging panel and be prepared to sing a cover song also if asked to by the judges.
  • Dress to impress! We are judging on vocals and stage presence.

Registration is available on RocktheOaks.org

The Merc is located: 42051 Main Street, Temecula, CA 92590.

More information regarding the event and Oak Grove Center can be found at www.oakgrovecenter.org.
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About Ashley Ludwig

Ashley Ludwig is an Editor for Patch News, Orange County and Los Angeles. She is also an inspirational romantic suspense author.

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