03/22/2012 1:10 PM EST
Dodgers to hold Red, White and Dodger Blue National Anthem Auditions
Participants will be selected to sing the "Star-Spangled Banner" at Dodger Stadium this season
The Dodgers will hold Red, White and Dodger Blue National Anthem Auditions on Saturday, March 31 at Dodger Stadium and performers will be chosen to sing the "Star-Spangled Banner" at home games this season. One participant will be selected to sing the national anthem at the Dodgers' first home game in Los Angeles, as they take on the Angels on April 3.
Dodger Stadium anthem singers include numerous celebrities, Grammy Award-winning recording artists, stadium ushers and Dodger alumni and participants will have the chance to join that prestigious group. Entry to the Red, White and Dodger Blue National Anthem Auditions will be free.
Auditions will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis and fans will be able to enter the stadium from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. All performers are encouraged to bring a resume and a DVD copy of their anthem rendition and may bring one guest with them inside the stadium. Fans will sing a portion of the song a capella and performers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Performers will enter the stadium through the Sunset Gate on Elysian Park Avenue and park in Lot G. Fans will enter the stadium through the Field Level entrance on the third base concourse and the auditions will take place on the field in front of the Dodger dugout. For more information and to download the participant waiver, visit www.dodgers.com/anthem. National anthem renditions can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notable national anthem singers at Dodger Stadium during the past two seasons include Plácido Domingo, actress Demi Lovato, a college professor who has sung at more than 100 ballparks, a @Dodgers twitter contest winner, 37-year Dodger Stadium anthem singer Lowell Bassett, "The Voice" winner Javier Colon, Los Lonely Boys, Jordin Sparks and Slash.
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