“Somerville Rocks” Youth Talent Show Seeking Applicants



Somerville Youth Arts Coordinator, Jimmy Del Ponte, announces the return of the popular Somerville Rocks! youth talent show for 2016.


Somerville Rocks! is an opportunity for Somerville youth, ages 12 and older, to polish performance art and talents with twice-weekly rehearsals with performer and musician Jimmy Del Ponte. Whether you’re in a band, a solo singer, a comedian, or you have any other talent you want to showcase to your peers, this program is for you! Auditions will be held on Mon., May 2, at 2:45 p.m. in the Somerville High School Band Classroom, located on the first floor of SHS (opposite the school library). The final show will be held on Fri., May 20 in the SHS Auditorium. Participation is free. For more information, contact Jimmy Del Ponte at Jdelponte@somervillema.gov, or 617-625-6600 ext. 2616.

The City of Somerville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities free of charge, upon request.
If you need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access this program, please contact the ADA Coordinator no later than seven (7) business days before the scheduled event at the address noted below:


Betsy M. Allen          

167 Holland Street, Room 207


(617) 625-6600, Ext. 2323 (Voice)  

(617) 808-4851 (TTY)


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