National Anthem Open Call Auditions
The Boston Celtics are looking for the best talent in New England to perform the National Anthem on the famed parquet floor throughout the 2013-14 NBA season. Talented solo performers, groups, instrumentalists, and other unique performers of all ages are invited to attend auditions on Friday, October 18th from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. at the Hard Rock Café in Boston. These auditions are presented by TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®.
Auditions will be open call and on a first-come, first-served basis. Upon arrival, each contestant will receive a number and be asked to perform for the judges when their number is called. Auditions are not open to the public, but a limited number of friends and family may be admitted with each participant. All auditions will be a cappella, and there will be no accompaniments. The audition winner, as selected by the judges, will be asked to perform the anthem prior to the Celtics opening night game vs. the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, November 1st.
Parking for auditions is available in local parking garages surrounding the Hard Rock Café for a fee. Contestants are encouraged to take public transportation where available. Performers should enter the main entrance and follow the signs to the audition room.