For Immediate Release
August 02, 2014
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(BPRW) The Allstate Gospel Superfest Battle of the Bands New Talent Search to Return in August!

- Jacksonville, Memphis & Washington, DC Chosen to Host the 2014 Competitions -

(BLACK PR WIRE) – Cincinnati, OH – Producers of the Allstate Gospel Superfest will conduct its sixth annual new talent initiative in three major U.S. cities this coming August. The Allstate Gospel Superfest Battle of the Bands, a competition for aspiring gospel artists, will travel to Washington, DC, Memphis, TN and Jacksonville, FL in search of its next opening act for 2015. Interested gospel artists (consisting of twenty members or less) can enter the competition beginning Monday, June 2, 2014. The winner will be selected on Monday, September 15, 2014.

Each submission will be reviewed by the show’s producers and a select panel of industry professionals. Up to twenty (20) artists will be selected in each city. The competition will also feature celebrity judges and a free concert in each city immediately following the auditions in each city.

Local Allstate agents and agency owners will be on hand to raffle off free gifts and prizes to the audience during the events. The Allstate Gospel Superfest Battle of the Bands is family oriented entertainment suitable for the entire family. All seats are free and open to the public.

The audition cities and locations are as follows:

• Jacksonville, FL – The Potter’s House International – 5119 Normandy BLVD, Jacksonville, FL 32205
Saturday, August 2, 2014 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Local Time)

• Memphis, TN – Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church – 7289 Highway 64, Memphis, TN 38133
Friday, August 8, 2014 – 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

• Washington, DC – The Sanctuary at Kingdom Square – 9033 Central Avenue, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Saturday, August 16, 2014 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit The Allstate Gospel Superfest is a production of Unity Media Limited of Ohio who is solely responsible for the contest and fulfillment of the grand prize.

About Allstate Gospel Superfest
The Allstate Gospel Superfest is one of the nation’s largest TV recordings in the field of urban-targeted, inspirational music and entertainment. Founded in 1998, the show has maintained a consistent presence in broadcast syndication for fourteen consecutive years. Releasing five one-hour specials a year, The Allstate Gospel Superfest is carried by major TV network affiliated stations including ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW, & MYTV. The Allstate Gospel Superfest is known for its elaborate staging, trendsetting production and Hollywood styled approach to gospel music television. Allstate Gospel Superfest reaches millions of TV viewers annually via domestic syndication and cable. The programs have been carried on major cable and Christian networks including The Trinity Broadcasting Network, The Word Network and the newly launched Bounce & Aspire cable networks. The Allstate Gospel Superfest is the most widely distributed US domestic TV brand in the history of black gospel music. Gospel Superfest is a trade name of Unity Media Limited of Ohio. For more information and details please visit

About Allstate
The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer, protecting approximately 16 million households from life’s uncertainties through its Allstate, Encompass, Esurance and Answer Financial brand names and Allstate Financial business segment. Allstate is widely known through the slogan “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate®.” The Allstate brand’s network of small businesses offers auto, home, life and retirement products and services to customers in the United States and Canada. In 2013, The Allstate Foundation, Allstate, its employees and agency owners gave $29 million to support local communities. Allstate employees and agency owners donated 200,000 hours of service across the country.