25 & 26 May 2024

Music talent quest

Freds Pass Rural Show is excited to bring back the Amateur Music Talent Quest for 2024!


The amateur music talent quest  is a great opportunity for all aspiring performers young and old to perform on the big stage with a friendly audience. All you need is the desire to perform and have a love of music. Whether you’re a vocalist, an instrumentalist, a duo, trio or band, get your application in. Judging is friendly and positive, and it is such a treat to see performers of all ages get up and have a go!

The Junior Talent Quest (14 years & under)  Time – 11:30am – Saturday 25th (JUNIORS TQ ENTRIES HAS NOW CLOSED)
Open Talent Quest (15 years & over) – Time – 12:15pm –  Sunday 26th

 Conditions of Entry

  • Open only to amateur musicians – the definition of an amateur musician is one who has never been paid to perform music.
  • Contestants will perform one act/song for judging but should have two prepared
  • Acts should be kept within a maximum of 4 minutes
  • CD backing will be allowed in this event but must have no vocals on it if the performance is vocal.  All backing formats to be presented on a flash drive

Entrants will be contacted by the coordinator prior to the show and given further details.

 Judging Criteria
entertainment value  stage presentation: confidence, delivery and attitude  quality of performance

Entry Fee
$5 per entry
Entries close Friday 17 May 2024

Prize Money
Junior  1st Prize: Studio recording session valued to $400 sponsored by Masters Studio

2nd Prize: $100 sponsored by Clare Contruction & Civil

3rd Prize: 2 lessons piano, guitar or vocal valued at $80 (or $20 cash) sponsored by
Amadeus Music School

Open  1st Prize: Studio recording session valued to $600 sponsored by Masters Studio

2nd Prize: $150 sponsored by NT Electrical

3rd Prize: 3 lessons piano, guitar or vocal valued at $127.50 (or $50 cash) sponsored by
Amadeus Music School

For the audience, sit back, relax and enjoy the musical journey that lies ahead  ….  Let the competition begin!



Ph: 0488588202 

email: info@fredspassruralshow.org.au