Arizona’s Got Talent

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September 7, 2019
September 8, 2019

Arizona’s Got Talent is coming to Desert Ridge Marketplace this September! Kids aged 8-17 are invited to audition. All talents are welcome: singers, dancers, magicians, comedians, musicians, ventriloquists and more*.

Ten acts* will be selected to perform during the finale show on Sunday, September 8 in front of a live audience and celebrity judges. Three talented acts will walk away with the ultimate prize package!



  • 1st Place –  $2000 Cash Prize | Perform at the Arizona State Fair with AZ Idols on October 18| Front of the Line Pass to Audition for an America’s Got Talent Producer in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2nd Place – $1000 Cash Prize | Front of the Line Pass to Audition for an America’s Got Talent Producer in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 3rd Place – $500 Cash Prize | Front of the Line Pass to Audition for an America’s Got Talent Producer in Las Vegas, Nevada

*All ten acts performing in the finale show will have live performances videotaped and footage will be sent to America’s Got Talent producers.


Saturday, September 7 | 9AM-3PM |Copper Blues Live Showroom at Desert Ridge Marketplace

Do you have what it takes to win Arizona’s Got Talent? Register for auditions HERE.  Contestants will have a maximum of 90 seconds to perform their talent in front of a panel of judges. Talent will be notified by end of day Saturday, September 7 if selected to perform in the finale on Sunday, September 8. Contestants selected for the finale will need to have two acts prepared.

*Please bring a device compatible with 1/8 inch aux chord if music is required during the audition. Auditions are available on a first-come first-serve basis.


Sunday, September 8 | 3PM-5PM | The District Stage at Desert Ridge Marketplace

Support Arizona’s talented youth, join host, Brad Perry, as the 10 finalists compete for the title of Arizona’s Got Talent 2019! Enjoy featured performances from the AZ Idols and a celebrity panel of judges including:

Judging Panel

  • Andre Wadsworth | Former Arizona Cardinals Football Player. Now Executive Pastor and Cofounder of Impact Church
  • Apryl Allen | Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Voting GRAMMY Member, NAMMY Award Winner, Author, Playwright, Actor, Former Miss Arizona, Board of Young Arts Arizona
  • Jerry Rose | Host of Significant Insights on Total Living Network. Previously Operations Manager of a CBS Affiliate and GM of KXTX-TV in Dallas.
  • Kameron Loe | Former Major League Baseball Pitcher (Rangers, Brewers, Mariners & Cubs), 16-Year Professional Athlete & Entrepreneur
  • Matthew Earl Jones | Director of Arizona Commerce Authority’s Film & Digital Media Program with Over 33 Years of Production Experience
  • Paul “Biz” Bissonnette | Former Arizona Coyotes Hockey Player. Current Radio Color Analyst and Team Ambassador for Phoenix Coyotes


Hosted by Desert Ridge Marketplace and Produced by Jillian Englund from the Scottsdale Conservatory of Performing Arts.


*Additional terms and conditions may apply. Parent or guardian must be in attendance. Must be 8 – 17 years old and must be present for auditions and finale. Acts may not violate Desert Ridge Marketplace property code of conduct. No weapons or harmful objects will be permitted.