5th season of Open Mic Monday starts tonight at the Ritz

The fifth season of the Ritz Theatre’s Open Mic Monday kicks off tonight in Toccoa-Stephens County.

The competition will begin at 7 p.m. tonight and continues on the third Monday of each month through December, culminating in a Winner’s Showcase in January.

Ritz Theatre General Manager Tami Mayhugh says anyone interested in being a contestant can sign-up for free online by emailing her at tmayhugh@cityoftoccoa.com or at the door the night of the show on a first come, first up basis, until 6:30 p.m.

The monthly competitions are limited to just 10 contestants each.

A three-judge panel will decide a winner each month.

The winner will get a cash prize and a performance slot at the 2022 Ida Cox Music Series.

Like prior season, Open Mic Monday is a free event for both participants and the public.

Mayhugh says come hear some great talent and cheer on your favorite performers.

For additional information regarding the Ritz Theatre’s Open Mic Monday, contact Mayhugh by calling 706-244-0039.