CHAMBERSBURG — Organizers have expanded their talent search this year for the annual A Cappella & Unplugged competition that precedes the reenactment of the Confederate burning of Chambersburg during the Civil War.
The Franklin County Visitors Bureau, working with Leadership Franklin County, added four open mic performances to the competition, with the winner of each open mic guaranteed a slot in the Round One performance onstage at the Capitol Theatre June 22.
Auditions were also held in May for the Round One competition, adding up to 20 acts to the competition.
At the Round One competition, a panel of judges selects the top six acts to move into the semi-finals. Then, the public is invited to view videos of the six performers on Facebook.com/FCVBen and “like” the favorite performance.
The three acts with the most “likes” move onto the Final Round at 1864 Burning of Chambersburg on July 20, where one act wins the $500 grand prize
Round One finalists will then compete for the $500 grand prize and perform before thousands at the 1864 Burning & Rebirth of Chambersburg on July 20.