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Unity Media Limited, the producers of the Allstate Gospel Superfest, today unveiled the audition cities for its fifth annual Allstate Gospel Superfest “Battle of the Bands” competition.  The traveling new talent search will be held in the cities of Baltimore, MD, Jacksonville, FL and Memphis, TN with audition sites to be announced at a later date.  Each tour stop will feature live auditions and produce one regional semi-finalist. National celebrities and recording artists will also be featured during the tour.  After the tour, online voting will determine the grand prize winner, who will receive a grand prize of $2,500.00 and a coveted appearance on one of America’s biggest stages, the 2014 Allstate Gospel Superfest.

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The Allstate Gospel Superfest continues to give back to the community by providing opportunities for new and aspiring gospel talent.   The competition is open to gospel artists with twenty (20) members or less and solo artists are also encouraged to participate.  To apply for the competition and see the complete contest rules and restrictions, please visit

Previous grand prize winners include The Soul Messengerz (Washington, DC), Men of God’s Heart (Columbus, OH) and Perfection (Memphis, TN).

The show will seek to audition fifteen acts in each market.

The Allstate Gospel Superfest Battle of the Bands tour schedule is as follows.:

  • Memphis, TN – Friday, August 2, 2013, at the Oak Grove Baptist Church: 7289 Highway 64, Memphis, TN 38133 Audition Times: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Baltimore, MD – Saturday, August 10, 2013 at The New Antioch Baptist Church: 5609 Old Court Road, Baltimore, MD 21244 – Audition Times: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Jacksonville, FL – Saturday, August 24, 2013 at The Potter’s House Church:  5119 Normandy Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32205 – Audition Times 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

As a special treat to fans, national recording artists will close out each audition session with a free concert and meet and greet session.

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