Open For UrbanLocal country artists (solo, duo, trio, bands) are being offered the opportunity of a lifetime!

  1. Post an audition video of your act (3-5 songs not exceeding 20 minutes total) to YouTube, Facebook or any other commonly used media with the title, Open for #KeithUrbanNMSU #LasCruces
  2. Email a link to your video to panam@nmsu.edu with the subject Keith Urban Contest by midnight on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016
  3. Select performers will then be chosen by a panel of judges to enter the live Semi-Final Event Sept. 14 at Whiskey Dick’s in Las Cruces where we will record your stage performance for further review
  4. One act will be selected to Open for Keith Urban Oct. 18, 2016 at NMSU Pan American Center in Las Cruces

PLUS, the winning act will also receive $500 and 10 complimentary tickets to the show for family & friends (with an option to purchase 30 more).

Be sure to read the full set of rules to see if you qualify and to get an idea of what the judges will be looking for.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page in Sept. to see who will join Keith Urban on stage!

And most of all…GOOD LUCK!