Dare to Dream Music Festival Announces Vocal Contest

The Dare to Dream Music Festival, a charity event to “empower the youth in their dreams and aspirations,” is hitting the Thousand Oaks Teen Center in Thousand Oaks, California on Saturday, April 26th 2014 at 5 p.m.

The event is being organized and promoted by entertainer Sade Champagne and is slated to feature “celebrity guest hosts, performers and appearances, community and special guest performers, inspirational speakers, audience games, vendors, raffle prizes and more.”

As part of the show, there is a call for video auditions from teen and preteen vocalists, two of whom who will be selected to perform on stage during the event. Interested parties should go to Facebook.com/sadechampagneonline for more details

According to Champagne, proceeds will be donated to the Thousand Oaks Teen Center, and raffle ticket proceeds will be donated to the Los Angeles Dream Center’s Human Trafficking Shelter.

In addition, Sade Champagne and the Teen Center will be launching their Dare To Dream Online Vocal Contest where 2 teens will win the opportunity to perform live at the festival. The festival will also be honoring entertainers and performing artists in the industry who are living their dreams while making a positive impact in the world. Some of the honorees include Disney Channel’s Drew Seeley who starred in “Another Cinderella Story” with Selena Gomez, Tanya Chisholm who starred in Nickelodeon’s hit show “Big Time Rush” and Miss Lela Brown who was a contestant on last season’s “America’s Got Talent.” The name of the festival was inspired by honoree Adam Whittington’s hit song “Dare To Dream”.

More information from their press release:

“The Thousand Oaks Teen Center provides countless teens with recreational classes, workshops, camps and many other programs dedicated to empowering and supporting the youth.The Los Angeles Dream Center’s Human Trafficking Shelter works tirelessly to rescue women and children trapped in the slave-trade throughout the county, providing them with a home, food, clothing, counseling and more. Over 80 trafficking victims have been rescued in just eight months! Sade Champagne is a professional musical artist, performer, and inspirational speaker residing in Ventura County, CA. In fall 2009 she started an entertainment production company appropriately titled Sadé Champagne Presents to create, direct and executive produce unique benefit events to help raise money, relief and awareness for non-profit organizations all over the world. Since 2009 Sade Champagne Presents has raised several thousand dollars for charities like the Destined to Live the Good Life Children’s Orphanage, BrittiCares International, People of the Second Chance, and Thousand Oaks Teen Center. She is supported by multiple Celebrity entertainers, promoted and publicized all over the US, and Sade Champagne was appointed the Official Spokeswoman for the Destined to Live the Good Life Children’s Orphanage in Zambia, Africa! She is an in-demand public speaker and performer, and continues to mentor several youth in the community.”

Admission into the festival is $10. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Thousand Oaks Teen Center or at the door. 

For more details contact:

Thousand Oaks Teen Center: 805-494-5156

Sade Champagne: sadechampagnemusic@gmail.com

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