VALLEY’S GOT TALENT 2012 APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

THIRD ANNUAL VALLEY’S GOT TALENT EVENT RETURNS TO GALLO CENTER AUGUST 24 & 25

CONTESTANT APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH MAY 4

MODESTO, CA—(March 19, 2012)——Valley’s Got Talent, the popular community talent contest that debuted in 2010 as a fundraiser for the non-profit Gallo Center for the Arts, is now accepting contestant applications for the third annual event.

Conceived as a live stage version of such popular television shows as “America’s Got Talent” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” Valley’s Got Talent is open to any non-professional performer who is at least 10 years old, and ­resides in Stanislaus, Merced, San Joaquin, Calaveras, Tuolumne or Mariposa counties.

Interested applicants can download complete Valley’s Got Talent schedule, rules and application at GalloArts.org or pick up a packet at the Gallo Center Ticket Office. The deadline for applications is Friday, May 4, 2012. There is no cost to enter.

A $1,500 cash prize will be awarded to the Grand Prize winner, with $750 cash prizes going to the winners of Talent Achievement in Vocal, Dance, Instrumental, and Specialty categories. Children’s Hospital Central California is sponsoring the Grand Prize, while Varni Brothers 7-Up Bottling Company of Modesto is sponsoring the Vocal Talent Achievement Award.

Co-presented by the Modesto Bee, Valley’s Got Talent will be presented in the Mary Stuart Rogers Theater on Friday and Saturday, August 24 & 25. Audience voting will take place during the Friday show and the winners will be announced at the Saturday performance.

Questions about Valley’s Got Talent should be emailed to valleysgottalent@gmail.com.

The Gallo Center’s 2011-2012 Premier Partner is Boyett Petroleum.

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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.