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Eastwood Project: Blues Continuum

Eastwood Project: Blues Continuum
Auditions postponed due to weather – Reschedule date coming soon – Stay safe!

Auditions: TBA
918 McCullough Ave, SATX, 78215
Walk-ins available or call to schedule an appointment- (210) 560.0481

In “The Eastwood Project: A Blues Continuum” come join us for the third installment of the critically acclaimed Eastwood series. We welcome you to our memories as we dive deep into the history of Black popular music and the role San Antonio played in it. The Eastwood Project: A Blues Continuum” is a musical journey through decades of music that brings both the Divas and Men of Eastwood together for a POWERFUL soul stirring performance. This show will have you on the dance floor and singing in your seat! Come celebrate places, events and artists that created this body of Black popular music and THIS community who nurtured the music and the artists.

All roles will receive a stipend

Prepare a 1 to 2-minute monologue (dramatic speech from a play, poem, formal speech…e.g. MLK’s “I Have A Dream,” Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, etc.)

Prepare a song from the list below, come prepared to sing in the style of the song you have picked (soul, blues, pop, etc.).
Please come prepared to sing a song from the list below, a cappella or with a CD TRACK (please, no iPODs)

Artist/Song list:
Gladys Knight & the Pips – Midnight Train to Georgia
James Brown – I got the Feeling
Etta James – I’d Rather Go Blind
Billy Preston – A change is going to come
I told Jesus Roberta Flack –
Bessie Smith – Give me a pigfoot and a bottle of beer
Billie Holiday – God Bless the Child
Bobby Bland – Members Only
BB King – The Thrill Is Gone
Jill Scott – You don’t know
Aretha Franklin – Evil Gal Blues

Proposed Rehearsal Dates
Rehearsal Dates: begin in September on weekends only until mid-October
September rehearsal dates: 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 29-30

October dates: 1-7, 9-14, 15-21, 22-28, 29- November 4

November dates: 5-11, 12-18, 27- December 2

December dates: 3-9, 10-16, (spots) 17-22,

January dates: 2-6, 7-13
Tech week: January 16, 17, 18,

Performance Dates: January 19-20-21, 26, 27, 28, 2018
Venue: Little Carver Civic Center

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