Do you have what it takes to be the next Soybean Idol?
Posted: Friday, June 4, 2010 1:24 pm
Soybean Idol, the newest event of the annual Tennessee Soybean Festival, is a singing competition where local talents compete to win the coveted title of Soybean Idol.
David Belote, co-member of the planning committee, believes there will be a larger turn-out for auditions this year.
“We had such a successful first year. We are all looking forward to what this year’s competition has in store,” said Belote.
The preliminary auditions for Soybean Idol will beging on Aug. 7 from 6-8 p.m. at Brandy’s Restaurant in Martin.
Auditions will continue every Saturday in August from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Virginia Weldon Park.
Semi-finals will be held Sept. 4-5 at UT Martin’s Watkins Auditorium.
The top 10 finalists will compete on the main stage in downtown Martin on Sept. 7 where the Soybean Idol winner will be determined.
The Soybean Idol winner will receive $1,000 and the chance to perform live on the main stage during the Soybean Festival. The runner-up will receive $250.
For more information, please visit the Tennessee Soybean Festival website at tnsoybeanfestival.org or join the Soybean Idol Facebook group.