Singing competition Teen Star to be held at Santa Barbara's Arlington Theatre in February
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The nation's premier young singing talent will be on display at the Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara, Calif. early next year. Popular singing competition Teen Star will hold its 2018 finale at the famous Southern California venue on Feb. 24, crowing one of 12 finalists as the latest Teen Star winner. Tickets are now available exclusively on

Established in 2010, Teen Star was created to support performing arts programs in local schools across the U.S. The talent show aims to provide a supportive platform for young kids and teenagers to nurture and develop their creative talent. Finalists compete before a live audience and celebrity judges, with three finalists being picked by the judges and the winner selected via electronic voting from the audience.

All proceeds from this year's finale will benefit youth in performing arts in Santa Barbara county. This year's finalists hail from across California, with several calling Southern California and Santa Barbara home. For the complete list of finalists and information on the Feb. 24 event, make sure to visit the official Teen Star website and purchase tickets for this year's on