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National Anthem Auditions

The Nashville Sounds are now accepting auditions to perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" at First Tennessee Park for the 2018 season. Bands, choirs, groups, and individuals are all invited to participate. If you have participated in the past, you will need to submit a new audition.

Continuing from the 2017 season, the Sounds will not be hosting live auditions as we find this to be a more efficient way of scheduling performers. We ask that all interested performers submit an A cappella performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and/or "God Bless America" to the ballpark address below and/or

National Anthem performances must not exceed one minute and 30 seconds. Applications will not be accepted if the audition exceeds one minute and 30 seconds and the below information is not included with your audition.


- Performer/Group Name:
- Age(s):
- Contact's Email Address:
- Contact's Phone Number:
- Mailing Address:

Those interested have two options of sending a recording to us:

Option 1:
Send a package with your NAME, ADDRESS, and PHONE NUMBER, along with your audition on a DVD or audio CD, to:

Nashville Sounds
Attn: National Anthem
19 Junior Gilliam Way
Nashville, TN 37219

Option 2:
Send an e-mail with your NAME, ADDRESS, and PHONE NUMBER, along with your attached audition file or YouTube video link, to:

National Anthem performance opportunities are extremely limited and not guaranteed. Due to the volume of submissions, the Nashville Sounds do not guarantee a response. All submissions will be reviewed. Should your submission be of interest to the Sounds, you will be contacted via the information provided with your e-mail. Thank you for your interest in the Nashville Sounds.

The Nashville Sounds do provide a select number of comp tickets for performers. Large groups will be required to purchase tickets. 

We cannot return audition submissions. Please make a copy for your files. The Sounds reserve the right to review and have final approval for any and all performances at First Tennessee Park.