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Welcome to the chance of a

LIFETIME to be the FIRST ever


Saturday, May 22, 1:00 p.m.
Tobacco Road
Miami, Florida

Miami's best singing competition ever!  DON'T MISS OUT - live auditions are limited to the first 200 entries Get your spot now!

All proceeds from this event benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

BY ENTERING and PAYING YOUR ENTRY FEE, you ACKNOWLEGE and AGREE TO the RULES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS below.  Failure to comply with the rules of the competition will result in disqualification at the discretion of the sponsor.  Rules, terms and conditions are as FOLLOWS:


ELIGIBILITY:  This competition is open to all ages.  Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Open to U.S. all citizens and legal residents.  Must show proof of residency.

PRIZE: The winner will receive a RECORDING CONTRACT for a radio-ready single from Velvet Basement, along with a music video produced by marketing powerhouse

LIVE AUDITIONS:  Live auditions will be held before a panel of judges on May 22, 2010, at Tobacco Road, 626 South Miami Avenue.  Live auditions limited to the first 200 people to apply.  The preliminary round will consist of a live, 30 second vocal performance, acapella.  Absolutely no music will be permitted for the preliminary audition.  Ten contestants will be selected to advance to the final round.  At the judges discretion, contestants may be called back for a second audition prior to the final determination.

When auditioning, contestants must proceed to the staging area, perform their audition vocal, and leave the staging area.  Contestants may not question the judging panel or inquire as to the opinion of the judges.  Contestants may not restart their vocal.  They may continue with the time remaining, but will not get any additional time.

FACEBOOK AUDITIONS:  In addition to the live auditions, contestants may audition by posting a 30 second clip on the Miami Idol Facebook page.  There may be NO MUSIC whatsoever on the clip.  Any clips featuring any music will be removed from the site.  Up to TWO Facebook contestants will be selected to proceed to the finals.  Contestants may enter both the live and the Facebook audition, but must pay separate entry fees for each.

ENTRY FEE:  Entry fee for the event is a donation of $50 to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for the live audition, and/or $30 for the Facebook audition. When entering, please note in the comment section the name of the person for whom the fee is paid, and whether the fee is for appearance at the live audition or for a Facebook audition.   Contestants can enter both, however two fees must be paid to do so.  Also note the title of the song that you will perform should you advance to the final.  ALL PROCEEDS FROM ENTRY FEES GO TO THE LEUKEMIA &  LYMPHOMA SOCIETY AND ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE.

DEADLINE:  All Facebook auditions must be posted by 11:59 p.m. (just before midnight) on Thursday, May 20.  Live auditions are limited to the first 200 entries.

FINALS:  Ten (10) individuals auditioning live and up to two (2) individuals posting Facebook auditions will proceed to the final round.  The final round will be held in front of a panel of judges at 8:00 p.m. on May 22, 2010.  Each judge will rate each vocalist with a score of 1-100.  The vocalist with the highest score will win the recording contract.  The decision of the Judging panel will be final.  Any tie will be broken by the event sponsor, Velvet Basement.

The final performance will consist of a vocal performance to background music.  The vocalist must know the lyrics, as lyrics will not be provided.  Background music will be provided.  If your song selection is not in our extensive catalogue, you will need to select another song or provide the background music at the time of your preliminary audition.  Please state what song you will perform at the time of your registration.  We will notify you if the song is not in our catalogue.  You should bring a copy of your background music with you on the day of your live audition.  If you are a Facebook contestant, you will need to bring a copy of your music with you to the venue no less than one hour prior to the final round at 8:00 p.m. on May 22.

RESTRICTIONS:  This will be a public performance.  Therefore, you may not use vulgar or obscene lyrics or perform any indecent or lewd act during the course of your performance.  Wait until you are a superstar for all that!  You may not threaten or abuse any person during the course of the auditions or the final performance.  You must adhere to all Federal and local laws and ordinances at all times.  You must, AT ALL TIMES, follow the instructions and directions of the event coordinator.  Contestants who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or fail to comply with the instructions of the event coordinator, will be removed and disqualified at the sponsor's discretion.  You must use common sense and good judgment at all times.

The winner of the competition must cooperate with Velvet Basement in the production of the record.  Failure to cooperate in the production can result in forfeiture of the prize.  In the event that the prize is forfeited by the winner, the runner up will receive the recording contract.  The runner up will not be notified of his or her status unless the prize is forfeited by the winner.


For questions, call 305-609-7708 or write

Thank you and GOOD LUCK!!!!

Miami Idol- ENTER NOW

Live Audition: $50

Virtual Audition: $30

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