Garrettsville – Have you ever dreamed of being on The Voice or American Idol, thinking, “I can do that!”  Well, we can’t guarantee you’ll be on either show but we can offer you a chance to use your singing talent to earn some cash.

If you are available April 17th, May 22nd and June 26th, you need to consider auditioning for this year’s Garrettsville Idol.

Adults will compete for a $1,000 cash prize awarded to the winner at the finals held during Summerfest, while the youth and teens will each compete for $500.

The open-call auditions are scheduled for Sunday, April 17, 2016 at the Iva Walker Auditorium in James A. Garfield High School at 1p.m. (Use event entrance) Contestants are asked to come prepared to sing an entire song without musical accompaniment.

The closed audition, with no audience has been broken down into the following three age brackets:

Youth 8– 12 years – 1 p.m.

Teen 13-17 years – 2 p.m.

Adults 18 years and up – 3 p.m.

* Please arrive 15 minutes early to fill out a biography sheet for our program.

Registration can be done online at  click on Garrettsville Idol and fill out the registration form. You may also register by mail: label  the top of paper with Garrettsville Idol;  include name, address, email address, phone number, and date of birth and send it to Garrettsville Summerfest at 8311 Windham Street Garrettsville, Oh 44231. Idol registration can also be dropped off at Skylanes Bowling.

Registration can be done at the door on April 17th, but pre-registration is preferred.

More information, including the rules can be found at  or by calling Aaron King (330) 524-2646.


Please note:  Contestants must be available all three dates to be eligible to audition.