THUNDER TO HOLD AUDITIONS FOR NATIONAL ANTHEM SINGERS ON SEPT. 25

Applications due Sept. 23, final auditions Sept. 25

Oklahoma City, Sept. 8, 2010 – Oh, say, can you sing? If you’re a singer and would love to perform the National Anthem live before a crowd of thousands, the Oklahoma City wants to hear from you -- literally. For consideration, applicants need to send the Thunder a performance résumé and an electronic mp3, WAV file or CD of their singing the National Anthem. Deadline for submissions is Thursday, Sept. 23.

The Thunder will host final auditions Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Ford Center for aspirants wanting to perform the National Anthem before a game during the 2010-11 season.

Submissions should be emailed to entertainment@thunder-nba.com or mailed to the following:

Attn: National Anthem Auditions
c/o Events and Entertainment Department
Oklahoma City Thunder
211 N. Robinson Ave., Ste. 300
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Finalists will be notified before the Sept. 25 audition. Final auditions are closed to the public, but news media is invited to attend.