Grafton – Delanie Burke, 19, of Grafton was one of 10 finalists invited by the New England Revolution to compete for the chance to perform the National Anthem at a New England Revolution home match during the 2019 season. She earned the opportunity by edging out the competition during the eighth annual National Anthem Auditions and making it to the live final showdown March 21 at Lansdowne Pub in Boston.
Delanie performed “Journey to the Past” from the “Anastasia” soundtrack during Round 1 of the finals for guest judges Teal Bunbury, New England Revolution forward; Charlie Davies, New England Revolution club ambassador; Patrick Heenehan, event presentation supervisor of Kraft Sports Group; and Ashley Jordan, 2018 Boston Music Awards Country Artist of the Year. The judges were tasked with cutting down 10 finalists to three winners.
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