FLUSHING — Can you belt out a tune — and maybe pitch, too? The Mets need you for Opening Day.
The team is holding auditions for a National Anthem singer for next season's Opening Day on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The first 100 contestants to arrive at Citi Field are guaranteed the chance to sing the song of their choice in front of a panel of judges that includes SNY anchor Gary Apple and Skeery Jones, a radio personality from Z100.
Singers can sing any song — excluding the National Anthem — a cappella.
The judges will select finalists to move on to the final round of auditions, where they'll sing the National Anthem over the PA system at Citi Field. Members of the Mets staff will then pick a winner to perform on Opening Day, when the Mets take on the Washington Nationals.
While the team has held auditions in the past for National Anthem singers, this is the first time they're holding an open call for an Opening Day singer.
The auditions are free and open to all ages. Those under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.