Greater Derry’s Got Talent is held in conjunction with Derryfest, our annual town fair which takes place on the 3rd Saturday of September every year. Both events are programs of the Greater Derry Art’s Council. Greater Derry’s Got Talent is a family friendly talent show that is open to singers, dancers, musicians, and performers of ALL ages and levels of experience from southern NH. Two winning acts from each of the two age categories will be selected by a panel of judges as well as one additional act to be selected by audience votes. All winning acts receive prizes as well as the opportunity to perform at Derryfest.
Greater Derry’s Got Talent take place on the follwoing dates:
Preliminary Round: Derry Opera House 29 West Broadway Derry NH
Saturday September 7th 2019 @ 2:00p
Final Round: Derry Opera House 29 West Broadway Derry NH
Friday September 13th 2019 @ 7:00p
Derryfest:McGreggor Park – Derry NH
Saturday September 21st 2019: 10:00a – 4:00p
Audience admission to the Preliminary and Final rounds is $10 for each event.
Derryfest is free admission.
Audience members receive a single AUDIENCE VOTE ticket that is worth 10 points. This ticket will be used to vote for the act of their choice by placing it in the appropriate container located to the right of the stage. A panel of judges will select the winners for each event and any ties will be broken using the AUDIENCE votes. There will also be an additional audience pick that will be decided by the number of AUDIENCE votes. Any ties in audience votes will be broken by the judge’s votes.
Since this is a fundraiser to support the Greater Derry Arts Council, extra vote tickets may be purchased at the events. Please note that the winners of this show are selected by a panel of judges. Any ties in the judges votes are decided using the Audience votes.
Additional AUDIENCE vote tickets are worth 1 point each and may be purchased for the following:
$1 for 1 ticket
$5 for 8 tickets
$10 for 20 tickets
Preliminary Round: Saturday September 7th 2019 @ 2:00p
For the Preliminary Round, the top 5 from each age group will be selected based on the Judges scoring.
If there are less than five contestants in an ages group, an additional act from the other group will be selected. All those selected will advance to the Final Round.
Two additional acts from the combined age groups will also be selected based on the number of AUDIENCE votes to advance to the Final Round.
The winners will be announced at the end of the show.
Final Round: Friday September 13th 2019 @ 7:00p
For the Final Round, 2 acts will be selected from each age group based on the Judges scoring.
One additional act from the combined ages groups will be selected as the Audience Choice based on the number of AUDIENCE votes.
The winners of the final round will be announced at the end of the show. These winning acts will receive prizes and will also be invited to perform on the main stage at Derryfest the following week.
Winning acts from each group in the Final Round receive the following:
14 years old and under
Runner up: $50
15 years old and up
Runner up: $50
Audience pick: $50
First place: $125
Second place: $100
Third Place: $75
Audience Choice: $50