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Karen Newman is best known as the Voice of the Detroit Red Wings, having performed the National Anthem at Joe Louis Arena for almost 20 years. She has also gained considerable recognition as a back-up singer for Detroit Superstars Bob Seger and Kid Rock. In addition Karen has released four of her own albums, including the classic-rock oriented pop album Moment in the Wind and the holiday album What Christmas Means To Me. For more information on Karen or to contact her visit karennewmanmusic.com


On the occasion that Karen is unavailable, we consider other performers. To be considered for the anthem singer you may submit your headshot, resume of performace history including the largest crowd you have performed in front of and a CD with both the U.S. and Canadian anthems. The U.S. Anthem should not exceed 90 seconds and not be overly stylized. The Canadian Anthem should be no longer than 75 seconds, and not be overly stylized. Qualified applicants will be invited to a live audition at Joe Louis Arena.

All materials submitted for consideration become property of the Detroit Red Wings and will not be returned. No email submissions will be accepted. For consideration you may mail your packet to:
Kevin Fisher
Detroit Red Wings Anthem Submission
19 Yzerman Drive
Detroit MI, 48226