Bay Area Sports Fans Compete to become an On-Air Host on the Station
AUDITIONS | VOTING | VIDEO | ABOUT CONTEST | LIVE SHOW | CONTEST RULES | LUCKY BREAK 1
And in a surprise twist, Matthew's co-host will be... the Lucky Break 2 runner-up: Nick "The Meatball Sub" Ghiorso of Walnut Creek!
Listen to Matthew and Nick on the air together soon!
“We saw a ton of great talent in the Bay Area last year so we had to bring Lucky Break back for 2013," said Program Director Jason Barrett of 95.7 The GAME. "Lucky Break is a chance to win one of the best jobs in the world: becoming a sports radio talk show host.”
The 16 semi-finalists will compete head-to-head live on the radio, beginning Tuesday, March 5th from 7:00-9:00pm and continuing every Tuesday through the Lucky Break Finale Show on Thursday, April 4th. We'll be live every week from Pedro's Cantina (128 King Street) in San Francisco!
Tuesday, March 5th - Carl Landry from the Golden State Warriors
Tuesday, March 12th - Marcel Reece from the Oakland Raiders
Tuesday, March 19th - Joe Staley from the San Francisco 49ers
Tuesday, March 26th - David Lee from the Golden State Warriors
Thursday, April 4th (live finale) - Brandon Belt from the San Francisco Giants
Our 16 Finalists this year are below. Click on any image to learn more about them.
ABOUT LUCKY BREAK
Lucky Break consists of four (4) open auditions to be held at various locations around the Bay Area in February 2013. Semi-finalists will be chosen at each location by our team of judges (see below) and the Top 16 will move on to the live shows in March and April. One lucky winner will get their Lucky Break and the chance to be a sports talk show host on 95.7 The GAME.
Contestants will be coached by 95.7 The GAME’s Dan Dibley from The Rise Guys and Chris Townsend from Bucher & Towny.
Judges for the auditions will include include 95.7 The GAME Program Director Jason Barrett, GAME airstaff, and Producers.
Judges for the live show will include Barrett, John Lund (Host of The Wheelhouse), and celebrity athletes from local Bay Area sports teams. Celebrity Judges for Lucky Break 1 included:
Lucky Break 2's First Celebrity Judge will be none other than the Golden State Warriors Forward Carl Landry!
Lucky Break 1 Top 16 entrant Zakariah Slenderbrook was also hired by 95.7 The GAME and can be heard weekends on 95.7 The GAME and filling in as a Sports Update Anchor. Both Guru and Zakariah will remain with the station.
95.7 The GAME Open Auditions will take place at the following locations:
- Tuesday, February 5th – Halftime Sports Bar in Oakland (316 14th Street), 7:00-9:00pm
- Tuesday, February 12th – Dan’s Irish Bar (1524 Civic Dr.) in Walnut Creek, 7:00-9:00pm
- Tuesday, February 19th – First Street Alehouse (2106 First St.) in Livermore, 7:00-9:00pm
- Tuesday, February 26th – Zone 8 Sports Bar inside Casino M8trix (1887 Matrix Blvd) in San Jose, 7:00-9:00pm
Check back frequently for updates. And please read the Contest Rules prior to coming down to audition. The Top 16 contestants from Lucky Break 1 are not eligible to participate this season.
Click here to read Lucky Break Contest Rules. Hard copies will be distributed at auditions. The Top 16 contestants from Lucky Break 1 are not eligible to participate this season.