Chattanooga's Voice contest

Chattanooga's Voice contest

May 23rd, 2013 by Staff Report in Chattnow Music

Azusa "SheShe" Dance

Photo by Contributed Photo/Times Free Press.

Performer Azusa "SheShe" Dance will emcee the Chattanooga's Voice competition today, May 23, at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St. Fifty-three singers auditioned to become one of the 10 finalists.

The winner receives $1,000 cash and the chance to perform the national anthem at the Chattanooga Lookouts game on Sunday, May 26.

The gala begins at 6 p.m. with entertainment, drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres from Events With Taste.

The competition in front of a live audience starts at 7 p.m.

The celebrity judges are Amber Fults, lead singer of local band Amber Fults and the Ambivalent Lovers; Susan Pierce, a reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press who has a background in singing; and Jermaine Purifory, a singer/actor who has performed on "American Idol," "The Sing-Off" (with Voices of Lee) and "Glee."

Cost to attend the gala is $100. A limited number of "show only" tickets are available for $25.

For tickets, call 423-267-8534 or visit www.theatrecentre.com.