Join the search for Detroit's next big star!
Think you've got talent? This fall, compete for hundreds of dollars in prizes at Detroit's Big Shot.
Whether you're a singer, comedian, dancer, magician, puppeteer, or you have some other skill, join us this fall as we search for Detroit's next big act. Hosted by comedian Tam White.
- Preliminary Rounds: September 15th, 22nd, 29th, and October 6th (8-10pm)
- Semi-finals: October 13th and 20th (8-10pm)
- Finals: October 27th (8-10pm)
Location: Planet Ant's Ant Hall: 2320 Caniff St in Hamtramck, MI
Prizes: Hundreds of dollars in prizes from the Detroit Historical Society, the Detroit Repertory Theatre, the Detroit Writing Room, the Front Porch Festival, Grey Ghost Detroit, HandleBar, One Night Stan's Comedy Club, Planet Ant, Signal Return, The D Brief, and Valentine Distilling Company. See the full list of prizes.
“If you had one shot…would you capture it?” –Eminem
Judges: Our expert judges come from a wide range of Detroit cultural institutions. See the full list.
- Round 3 – September 23rd
- Round 4 – September 30th
Must be 21 or over to enter. Planet Ant requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination and a mask to enter the building. The venue will be updating its policy as the CDC updates its guidelines. See the official rules.