BIRMINGHAM, AL. - The Birmingham Barons, Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, will be hosting National Anthem tryouts at Regions Field Wednesday, March 1st, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Performers are asked to enter through the executive entrance on 1st Ave. South. All interested performers are invited to give their best anthem rendition for the opportunity to sing prior to a Barons home game this season.
"We are a community-driven franchise and there's no better way for us to express that than to give Barons fans a chance to participate in our gameday operations," Barons General Manager Jonathan Nelson said. "Singing the National Anthem at a Barons baseball game can certainly be a memorable experience for people of all ages."
The opportunity is at no cost, but candidates will need to fill out a registration form before auditioning. Please do not call or email the front office to set up an audition time. Candidates will have the opportunity to perform on a first-come, first-serve basis with registration being capped at 100 participants. Performers should arrive no later than 6:45 p.m.
Limited spots remain available for the 2017 season. If selected, National Anthem singers will receive two complimentary box seats to their selected game.
Performers that are unavailable March 1st, or would prefer to submit an audio recording may send audio files to Athina Arends at firstname.lastname@example.org
Birmingham opens the 2017 season on Thursday, April 6th on the road against the Jackson Generals, Double-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Barons open the home portion of their 2017 season at Regions Field on Wednesday, April 12th against the Montgomery Biscuits, Double-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, with first pitch set for 7:05 p.m. For ticket information, game schedule, promotions calendar or for additional information about Regions Field, call (205) 988-3200 or visit www.barons.com, www.facebook.com/birminghambarons or on Twitter: @bhambarons.