CHAMBERSBURG >> For the past four years, ChambersFest has featured a light show along with the story of the ransoming, burning and rebirth of Chambersburg in 1864.
Now, Franklin County Visitors Bureau and the Capitol Theatre want to add a musical celebration of the rebirth of Chambersburg following the historical burning by Confederate soldiers.
Performers of all ages may audition for the 2015 A Cappella & Unplugged Singing Competition. Acts may be solo or groups performing vocal or unplugged instrumental music and must be appropriate for a variety of ages and people.
The acts must also be celebratory -- with lively, illuminating and inspiring selections.
Auditions are scheduled for 6 p.m. June 23 and June 24 in the Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St. Top performers from the audition will be invited to compete at the first A Cappella & Unplugged Singing Competition, scheduled to take place on stage at 7 p.m. June 27 in the theater.
A panel of judges will select the top 12 acts for which the public will vote through Facebook.com/FCVBen. The top six performers with the most public votes may perform again on July 18 as part of ChambersFest festivities leading up to the annual light show.
The crowned champion act will then perform in front of thousands of people on the steps of Franklin County Courthouse to open the 1864 light show. Grand prize is $500.
For more information, visith www.DoDineStayFranklinCountyPA.com/unplugged or call Franklin County Visitors Bureau at 1-866-646-8060.