Welcome to the Galesburg Public Art Commission


Galesburg’s Got Talent

The Galesburg Public Art Commission is searching for Galesburg’s most talented citizens.  Got a talent?  Singing, Juggling, dancing, comedy…we will look at it all!  Join us for this exciting event.

How it works:

Audition at one (or more) of the five audition dates.  Two contestants from each audition will be chosen to participate in the Main Event on April 20th at the Orpheum.  In addition to the 10 audition spots the Galesburg’s Got Talent committee will chose up to three wildcard slots.

How to enter:

Bring your Entry form, $5 entry fee and friends and family to one of the following audition nights.  Entry forms are available below and at audition location and will be available

  • February 8th,  Q’s Café, Check in 5:30pm, Performance begins @6pm
  • February 22nd, Cherry St, Check in at 7:30pm, Performance begins @ 8pm
  • March 8th, Budde’s, Check in at 5:30pm, Performance begins @ 6pm
  • March 22nd, Beanhive, Check in at 5:30pm, Performance begins @6pm
  • April 5th, Sidetrax, Check in at 7:30pm, Performance begins at 8pm

Two contestants for the Main Event will be chosen from each audition.  One pick is a judges pick and one pick will be people’s choice. Did we mention you should bring friends and family? The Main Event will be held on April 20th at the Orpheum Theatre at 7:30pm.  The committee will also chose a minimum of three wildcard slots at the close of the auditions.


  • Participates of all ages are welcome
  • Talents must be appropriate to a family atmosphere
  • Audition performances are limited to 90 seconds
  • If you are not chosen as a finalist for at on audition, you may choose to compete in an additional audition.  This will require separate entry fee and form.
  • You will need to bring your own instruments, music or what is needed for you performance.

If you have need to have something more than a basic stage space, please contact Heather at (309)368-8757 and let us know what accommodations you need at least 24 hours before planned audition.

If you have questions please e-mail gpac@bbwave.net.

Galesburg’s Got Talent Audition Form  – Please bring completed form and $5 to your audition.

You may also fill out this Google form up to 24 hours before your planned audition, please bring your $5 entry fee to the audition.





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