FlintFace Brings #TAKEBACKYOURVOICE to the State Theatre Stage

Aug 18th, 2015Press Release from State Theatre Center for the Arts

FLINTFACE PRESSNational recording artist FLINTFACE will headline the #TAKEBACKYOURVOICE Concert October 17th, the State Theatre announced today at a press conference. Speakers included Shelley Brown, State Theatre President & CEO, Todd Donnelly from The Workshop, and Joe Scorsone, aka FLINTFACE.

Often found spreading the message of anti-bullying and empowerment to high schools across the country, including here in the Lehigh Valley, FLINTFACE brings his powerful message to a unique concert setting at the historic State Theatre.  FLINTFACE’s music combines energetic instrumentation, classic-rock bombast, and soulful melodies woven together into hopeful tales of the complex path of life.  His new album, HOPE is available now.

Tickets for the Oct 17th concert are available now at www.statetheatre.org, by phone at 1-800-999-STATE (610-252-3132) or in person at the State Theatre Box Office, 453 Northampton Street in Easton. Showtime is 7 PM and tickets are $21 for Adults and $11 for students. Proceeds from the event will benefit the non-profit FREDDY© Awards program, which recognizes and rewards outstanding achievements in local high school musical theater.  The show is produced in partnership with The WorkShop and sponsored by SPIN 107.1.

Looking for local teen bands to participate

The goal of  #TAKEBACKYOURVOICE is to build up student’s confidence in knowing and loving who they are.  To that point, producers are looking for local, teen musicians to open the show.  Teens ages 14 – 19, currently attending high school, can upload a performance video to YouTube tagged #TAKEBACKYOURVOICE. They must also fill out an application at  www.statetheatre.org/events/takebackyourvoice  and return to the State Theatre to be considered.  Application deadline is September 14.

Based on the videos and applications, 10 acts will be invited to audition at the State Theatre on September 24th, where a panel of judges will choose the winners who will perform at the #TAKEBACKYOURVOICE concert on the State Theatre stage.

The Workshop

The WorkShop is a full-service media company dedicated to finding creative and compelling stories and bringing them to life on the screen.  We are an independent group driven on a daily basis to create content that will entertain, inform, and inspire our audiences.  We turn a lens on the ordinary and the extraordinary, the everyday characters and the biggest celebrities.  The broadcast landscape is always evolving but The WorkShop’s roots never change: strong storytelling through three simple words: Life…Cameras….Action!





August 18 – September 14  #TAKEBACKYOURVOICE CONTEST

Teens 14-19 enter by uploading performance video to YouTube with #TAKEBACKYOURVOICE and fill out the Application at www.statetheatre.org

September 24, 6 PM , State Theatre

10 finalists invited to audition for 2 opening spots at the #TAKEBACKYOURVOICE concert

October 17, 7 PM – #TAKEBACKYOUR VOICE Concert

Live at the State Theatre. Tickets $21 adult and $11 student available at www.statetheatre.org

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