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American Traditions Competition


American Traditions Vocal Competition introduces new award at Johnny Mercer Birthday Gala

14 Nov 2017

The American Traditions Vocal Competition’s annual Johnny Mercer Birthday Gala will celebrate not just the 108th birthday of famed Savannah native Mercer, but also the work of 2001 ATC Gold Medalist Kim Michael Polote.


American Traditions Vocal Competition Soiree highlights Savannah singers

26 Sep 2017

The American Traditions Vocal Competition is celebrating its 25th year by honoring former contestants with a night of performances Sept. 28 at First Presbyterian Church.


American Traditions Vocal Competition names 2017 winners

26 Feb 2017

The American Traditions Competition ended a week of celebrating American music with a full house Friday night at the Historic Savannah Theatre on Bull Street.


American Traditions Competition finalists selected; winner chosen tonight

24 Feb 2017

On Thursday night, the American Traditions Vocal Competition announced the artists selected by the judges to advance to the final round of the competition, which is tonight.  


Top picks: A look at Savannah Book Fest with Do and 'The Bridge'

15 Feb 2017

Do editor Heather Henley joins Kim Gusby and Renee LaSalle on WSAV's "The Bridge" to preview the best the weekend has to offer. Read more in Renee's weekly column.


Savannah’s lone ATC contestant has the talent to sing for the gold

15 Feb 2017

Stephen Dobson has a definite edge on other contestants in the American Traditions Vocal Competition.


American Traditions Vocal Competition attracts another round of talented contestants

15 Feb 2017

The American Traditions Vocal Competition, known informally as the ATC, is going to be one wild ride this year.


American Traditions Competition accepting applications for 2017

29 Jun 2016

The annual American Traditions Competition is now accepting applications from singers for its 24th season, to take place Feb. 20-24, 2017.


American Traditions Competition to collaborate with Savannah VOICE Fest in 2017

24 May 2016

The American Traditions Competition has announced a new collaboration with the Savannah VOICE Festival.  


American Traditions Competition to kick off season with fundraiser

18 May 2016

The American Traditions Competition had its most successful season ever in 2016, and is already looking forward to 2017.


American Traditions Competition winner chosen in Savannah

26 Feb 2016

The American Traditions Competition ended a week of American song with  five finalists competing at the Historic Savannah Theatre on Bull Street.


2016 American Traditions Competition finalists announced

25 Feb 2016

The American Traditions Competition has announced five finalists to compete for the 2016 Gold Medal Award at 8 p.m. tonight at Historic Savannah Theatre. 


12 semifinalists announced for American Traditions Competition

23 Feb 2016

The American Traditions Competition has announced the 12 talented artists selected by the judges to advance to the semifinals.


Top singers duke it out for big prizes at 23rd American Traditions Competition

18 Feb 2016

Get ready to be dazzled. While retaining its most popular aspects, the 23rd American Traditions Competition is unveiling some new additions, twists and changes for 2016.


Roots of Savannah’s American Traditions Competition run deep

22 Sep 2015

The third time’s truly the charm. In 2001, Kim Michael Polote captured the gold medal in the American Traditions Competition portion of what was then called Savannah OnStage.


Savannah singer makes it to final round of American Traditions Competition

25 Feb 2015

The American Traditions Competition announced the five remaining artists who impressed the judges the most to advance to the finals.


Do Savannah's top 10 list: A-Town Get Down and music galore

18 Feb 2015

There's plenty of music, art and theater to keep you going into next week!


Vale Rideout to open Arts on Skidaway concert series

05 Jan 2015

In 2006, Vale Rideout won the gold medal at the American Traditions Competition in Savannah.


American Traditions Competition returns with new venues and judges

19 Feb 2014

Kristen Blodgette can’t wait to get to Savannah to judge the American Traditions Competition. “I love working with singers,” she says. “I do that for a living and I really enjoy encouraging them. I try to let them know what a wonderful business this is and show them how to fulfill their dreams.”