The Arts Council of Lincoln County is hosting THE ALMOST GONG SHOW

The Lincolnton Almost Gong Show is a not-too-serious, loads-of-fun, where-all-talents-are-welcome show, inspired by Chuck Barris’ 1970’s late-night TV production. If you can sing, tell a joke, perform magic, beat-box, dance, perform music or have any entertaining skill or talent of any kind this is the show you MUST try out for. This is a full audience participation show. Come prepared to entertain and take home the winnings! All you have to do is avoid the almost gong and have the best-judged performance of thirty contestants.

Prize package of $2500 for first place in cash and prizes

details about the submissions be clear and tell them to leave submissions on the facebook link below:

What to do next

https://www.facebook.com/lincolntongongshow/

1. Go to Facebook using the link on this page. Use the Messenger app on your phone to leave your video and your message.

2..All auditions are free and you may tryout as many talents as you have, as many times as you would like. Each live submission must be an audio and video of your tryout. Each audition has to be a minimum of one minute and a maximum of two minutes for each upload. Only the first two minutes of your submission will be observed and considered so do your best in the first two minutes to win a spot to appear on the show!

3.Along with your video, Be sure to include your name and a good telephone number so you may be reached, as well as your facebook username if it is different. If you are one of the thirty contestants selected for the show, you will be contacted by your phone number.

4. Audio and video qualities are not judged, only talent and entertainment quality are evaluated.

5.All auditions must be clean. No obscene gestures, language or other offensive content are permitted. The Lincolnton Almost Gong Show reserves the right to use all auditions for promotional material without compensation. The odds of winning The Lincolnton Almost Gong Show are one in thirty after you are chosen as a contestant for the show

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Deadline for auditions is September 1, 2017, or until all thirty slots are the show are filled. Spots may fill very quickly!

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The Gong Show - Wichita State Day -1977

December 13th, 2016

The Lincolnton's Almost Gong Show was inspired by the Gong Show. The Gong Show is a show of modern art at its best and tongue-in-cheek worst. If you had talent in the 1970's, there's a good chance you would have auditioned for the show. Many stars and celebrities judged and/or performed early in their careers on The Gong Show. To see an example of the show, go to YouTube and type in "the original Gong Show," and enjoy a few minutes of the entertainment!

The Gong Show – Official Trailer

16 years and younger need guardian consent.

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