A total of 97 artists and bands have entered the next two Premier Festivals talent contests!For SpiritSong – the 3-day music festival in Kings Island, OH, there are 47 artists who have entered the talent competition.For KingsFest – the 3-day music festival at Kings Dominion in Richmond, VA – there are 50 artists who have qualified for this contest.The winner in each of these contests will perform on Thursday, June 26 – opening night of the festival.The competitions now enter the public voting phase, in which the general public, friends, family and fans vote once a day for 1 week.The Top 5 Finalists will determined by the most number of votes. Then the winner will be selected from the Top 5 by a panel of professional artists and music industry professionalsVoting by the general public will held online – at www.kingsfestival.com and at www.spiritsongfest.com. Voting will be Tuesday, May 6-13.The general public, friends and fans will be able to listen to samples of each artist’s music, read their bios and view their music videos online. Then they will vote for their favorite – once a day – every day for 1 week. For more information and all the details, check out the contest rules, which are posted on the KingsFest and SpiritSong websites, and on the Premier Festivals website! Click HERE for all the rules! Nearly 40 artists have entered the JoyFest – VA Talent Competition. Entries are being accepted for this contest through May 22.The winner of the JoyFest – NC Talent Competition will be announced very soon. Please check www.joyfest.org for all the details and announcements!