DFW Icon Vocal Competition

2nd Annual DFW ICON Vocal Competition

Grapevine’s 31st Annual Main Street Fest Teams Up With A&R and Music

Company JG Entertainment for the 2nd Annual DFW ICON Vocal Competition

May 15, 16 and 17

GRAPEVINE, TEXAS – (April 2015) – As part of the 31st Annual Main Street Fest, presented by

Bank of the West, held in Historic Downtown Grapevine May 15, 16 and 17, JG Entertainment

will host the 2nd Annual DFW ICON vocal competition. At this exciting competition, JG

Entertainment expects to find promising talent in hopes of launching the next big star. DFW

ICON will also benefit Kidd’s Kids, the organization founded by the late Kidd Kraddick.

DFW ICON will open the microphone to talented singers between the ages 7 to 24 years old.

Winner packages exceed $20,000 in prizes including recording, branding, social media, photo

shoots, image consulting, scholarships and more.

At the helm of DFW ICON is Dallas native, Jonathan George, CEO of JG Entertainment. George

currently lives in Los Angeles, CA and is responsible for producing some of the biggest young

names on Disney, Nickelodeon, MTV, Universal, Sony and more. George states, “It is exciting to

come home to Dallas and Grapevine to find the most promising talent. We are always looking

for new up and coming stars. They are out there. You just have to find them.”

After the 1st Annual DFW ICON competition, producer Jonathan George helped several DFW

ICON finalists score auditions for FOX’s “American Idol.” Tiffany Stringer made it to Hollywood

Week and Trevor Douglas made it to the Top 24. Douglas, a North Texas native, will be a judge

at this year’s DFW ICON competition and will perform at the DFW ICON finals.

Preliminary rounds will be held at Grapevine’s Palace Theatre Friday, May 15 at 6 p.m. and

Saturday, May 16 at 11:00 a.m. Finals will be held on the Michelob Ultra Main Stage on Sunday,

May 17 at 11:30 a.m. Talent will be placed in four categories grouped by ages 7-11, 12-15,

16-19 and 20-24. Those wanting to compete must register online at www.DFWICON.com.

For more information, please visit www.DFWICON.com or www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com/MainStreetFest.

Jonathan George and Trevor Douglas are available for interviews.

About Bank of the West

Bank of the West is proud to be an Independent Community Bank, serving the DFW area for 3

decades; helping to create flourishing communities by putting your dollars to work

LOCALLY...with decisions made LOCALLY.

Bank of the West, Member FDIC, Presenting Sponsor of the 31st Annual Main Street Fest.

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