SALT LAKE CITY (February 6, 2020) -The Salt Lake Bees invite talented singers, groups and musicians to audition for the opportunity to perform the National Anthem before a Bees game this season. An open tryout will take place at Smith’s Ballpark on Saturday, March 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The audition will be first-come, first-served and is open to the public, individuals and/or small groups (eight people or fewer).
It is required that the National Anthem be sung in a cappella and traditional manner with no styling or individual musical interpretation. Audition participants should enter at the Diamond Entrance at Smith’s Ballpark to sign in. There is no need to bring résumés, photos, portfolios or recordings. Selected performers will be notified via email if they have been invited to sing the National Anthem before a Bees home game during the 2020 season.
If applicants are unable to attend the live audition, a video recording can be submitted to Caylor Tarter via email to Caylor.Tarter@slbees.com. Video submissions must be received by Thursday, March 12 to be considered for the 2020 season.
The Bees season begins on Thursday, April 9 at Smith’s Ballpark with a five-game series against the El Paso Chihuahuas. Season tickets and mini plans are on sale now and single game tickets will be available at www.slbees.com starting on March 1.
WHO: Talented singers, groups and musicians
WHAT: National Anthem auditions for the 2020 Salt Lake Bees season
WHEN: Saturday, March 7
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
WHERE: Smith’s Ballpark
77 West 1300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
About the Salt Lake Bees
The Salt Lake Bees are entering their 20th season as the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels and will continue to be the top affiliate of the Angels through the 2022 season. While with Los Angeles, Salt Lake owns five division championships and two trips to the Pacific Coast League Finals. Smith’s Ballpark, the home of the Bees, is consistently voted as one of the best ballparks in baseball, including a Top 10 Ballpark in the United States by Better Homes and Gardens. In 2015 the Bees were awarded the Bob Freitas Award by Baseball America as the top franchise in Triple-A. For more information visit www.slbees.com.
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