Sing on Stage Live with Foreigner!

Have you ever dreamed of singing on stage live with one of the world’s most popular rock acts? High school students from across Alaska have that chance with the Alaska State Fair’s “Sing on Stage Live with Foreigner” contest!

A total of 25 singers will be selected to perform one of Foreigner’s signature songs, “I Want to Know What Love Is,” live on stage with the band on August 22 at the Fair as part of the AT&T Concert Series. The public will choose 10 of the finalists by voting online, and the Fair and choir director will select the remaining 15 performers.Foreigner-for-Web

Who is eligible to enter? The contest is open to:

  • Alaska high school students. Those entering 9th grade in fall 2013 and seniors who graduated in 2013 are eligible.
  • Students from anywhere in Alaska can enter – but winners must pay for their own travel and/or lodging expenses.
  • Sorry, Fair employees and their families are not eligible to participate.

Interested? Here’s how you enter:

  • Record a video of yourself singing the audition song, “America the Beautiful.” (We only want to hear your voice – no background music or vocals.)
  • At the beginning of your video, be sure to state your name, YouTube username, and the voice part or parts (alto, soprano, tenor, etc.) you’re trying out for.
  • Upload your audition video to YouTube.
  • Complete the entry form (including the link to your YouTube video) here.

Entries are accepted now through July 31 – so get singing! Before you get started, check out the full contest details and rules here.

How are the winners selected? Starting May 15 through August 1, the public can vote online for their favorite singer, and the 10 most popular singers will get a spot in the chorus. The Fair and chorus director will select the remaining 15 singers.

All 25 winners will be announced August 2. They’ll take the stage with Foreigner at the Kendall Toyota of Anchorage Borealis Theatre at the Fair on August 22 to perform the band’s classic hit, “I Want to Know What Love Is.”

What do you think about our contest? Tell us on the Fair’s Facebook page! Want to stay in touch with the Fair? “Like” the Fair on Facebook and sign up to receive email and mobile updates!