Radio Disney’s “NBT” Kick-off Concert


Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report host, Kirby Kristen, were invited to cover Radio Disney’s 2012 “NBT” Kick-off Concert in Los Angeles. The competition will be airing in two parts, Friday October 19th and Sunday October 21st on the Disney Channel (8:00 p.m., ET/PT).

For this year’s event, Radio Disney’s Road Crew will be on-site with interactive entertainment including a special pre-concert performance by ivivva athletica’s “ivivva dance crew.” Radio Disney’s on-air personality Jake Whetter hosted the “N.B.T. On Tour” concert powered by Invisalign Teen and included a special meet-and-greet with the artists immediately following the performances.

At the event, we got to speak with R5, Jack Skuller, Elle Winter, Damian Otchere, Chloe and Halle Bailey, Calum Worthy, Katherine Hughes, Coco Jones, Raini Rodriguez, Shealeigh, Ryan Ochoa, and Zendaya.

Starting now Radio Disney and Disney Channel audiences can look, listen and vote for their favorite artist at, via Radio Disney’s Facebook page and Twitter, or by sending the text* “NBT” to DISNEY (347639). The winner will perform on the hit Disney Channel series “Austin & Ally,” have a new single released by Disney Music Group.

“N.B.T.” (Next BIG Thing) is a daily multiplatform series that puts the spotlight on aspiring young recording artists and provides them with the chance to showcase their music across national broadcast and online platforms.

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