‘On Location Casting’ needs extras in Memphis TN USA for ‘some speaking musician roles’ – “Million Dollar Quartet”.

*Nancy’s note: Here is a copy of email received June 4, 2016 – If you are in the Memphis TN area and fit the qualifications, contact info is shown in the email below – Please note: OLC ‘will NOT be providing mileage/gas reimbursement or accommodations to anyone working as background talent on this project. You are responsible for your own transportation and local accommodation.– Location is in the MEMPHIS, TN area.’ 
*Please Note: The owner of this blog (Nancy Goodman) has no connection to ‘On Location Casting’, other than as an ‘extra’ as ‘background audience’ in their ‘Nashville’ TV show project from Season 2 – Season 4. #BringBackNashville is still our ‘battle cry’. Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/NancyG43 for more on the #BringBackNashville and #SaveNashville campaign.

—–Original Message—–
From: On Location Casting <onlocationcasting@agencyprotalent.com>
To: Nancy Goodman <g*****@aol.com>
Sent: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 3:30 pm
Subject: "Million Dollar Quartet" – NEED YOUR HELP spreading the word about PRINCIPAL Musician roles

When replying to this email, please reply to : MDQextras2016@gmail.com

**We know that most of you do not fit the specs for this casting notice, however WE NEED YOUR HELP!! We are now handling the local Musician and Day Player Principal Casting for "Million Dollar Quartet" and are urgently trying to fill some speaking musician roles. We’re reaching out to our Nashville community to ask for your help in telling your friends, family, neighbors, strangers, anyone you know who might be a talented musician looking to be in a TV series. PLEASE SHARE repeatedly! THANKS in advance for your help! See casting notice below:

MEMPHIS, TN Casting Notice- CMT Television series “Million Dollar Quartet” for possible work date of WEDNESDAY 6/8/16. *MUST also be able to attend an audition on MONDAY 6/6/16 in MEMPHIS! (self-tape auditions will be considered from qualified candidates)

**PLEASE SHARE with anyone you know in the MEMPHIS area who might fit these types and be interested in this booking!**

We do not have Call Times so you would need to be fully 100% available on work dates. You MUST have open/flexible availability if submitting so that you can work WHATEVER the call times & wrap times end up being. If not, please DO NOT SUBMIT!

Pay rate for MUSICIANS/ACTORS is scale. You will receive a check in the mail usually 10-14 business days AFTER you work.

–We will not be providing mileage/gas reimbursement or accommodations to anyone working as background talent on this project. You are responsible for your own transportation and local accommodation.–

Location is in the MEMPHIS, TN area. 
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**MUSICIAN ACTORS**:
UPRIGHT BASS PLAYER: male, Caucasian, age range 20-30 years old (if 30, MUST be youthful looking), thin to average sizes only due to smaller period costume size restrictions, wholesome, clean-cut, NO facial hair (small mustache may be acceptable), NO visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) and NO piercings! MUST be willing to let us give you a 1950s period style hair cut which may be somewhat short. *MUST be an experienced Upright Bass Player in the ROCKABILLY style!! We will not audition standard bass players who don’t play & have their own upright bass nor will we audition upright bass players who aren’t experienced in a rockabilly style. Should also have some acting experience as this could potentially be a Principal role. **Talent MUST be able to play their instrument with exceptional skill as you will be required to perform LIVE alongside other professional musicians and not simply playing to playback!**

GUITAR and ACOUSTIC GUITAR PLAYERS: male, Caucasian, age range 20-30 years old (if 30, MUST be youthful looking), thin to average sizes only due to smaller period costume size restrictions, wholesome, clean-cut, NO facial hair (small mustache may be acceptable), NO visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) and NO piercings! MUST be willing to let us give you a 1950s period style hair cut which may be somewhat short. *MUST be an experienced Guitar Player in the ROCKABILLY style!! We will not audition guitar players who don’t play & have their own guitar nor will we audition guitar players who aren’t experienced in a rockabilly style. Should also have some acting experience as this could potentially be a Principal role. **Talent MUST be able to play their instrument with exceptional skill as you will be required to perform LIVE alongside other professional musicians and not simply playing to playback!**

DRUMMERS: male, Caucasian, age range 20-30 years old (if 30, MUST be youthful looking), thin to average sizes only due to smaller period costume size restrictions, wholesome, clean-cut, NO facial hair (small mustache may be acceptable), NO visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) and NO piercings! MUST be willing to let us give you a 1950s period style hair cut which may be somewhat short. *MUST be an experienced Drummer in the ROCKABILLY style!! We will not audition drummers who aren’t experienced in a rockabilly style. Should also have some acting experience as this could potentially be a Principal role. **Talent MUST be able to play their instrument with exceptional skill as you will be required to perform LIVE alongside other professional musicians and not simply playing to playback!**

>>>To submit for possible AUDITION – Please EMAIL US to: MDQextras2016@gmail.com with subject line EXPERIENCED MUSICIAN-specify instrument. You MUST include first & last name, age, a valid contact number, height, weight, sizes and 1-2 RECENT photos taken within the past month. Please specify your instrument and give us a brief description of your experience. *also, if you have not already done so, please create a talent profile in the OLC database at http://www.onlocationcasting.net (so that you will be in our system and on file for future opportunities). It is not required, but it sure is helpful!

**PLEASE DO NOT send more than one email! PLEASE DO NOT email if you don’t fit these casting requirements or are not available on the listed work date!! Thanks!*

On Location Casting
onlocationcasting1@gmail.com
800-241-0076
http://www.facebook.com/onlocationcasting

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*Please Note: The owner of this blog (Nancy Goodman) has no connection to ‘On Location Casting’, other than as an ‘extra’ as ‘background audience’ in their ‘Nashville’ TV show project from Season 2 – Season 4. #BringBackNashville is still our ‘battle cry’. Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/NancyG43 for more on the #BringBackNashville and #SaveNashville campaign.
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