With Dick Hogdin, producer for Hootie & The Blowfish and Fox 50’s Gimme The Mic, Little Brother’s 9th Wonder, BET’s Rap City producer Jason Armstrong, Grandmaster Slice and DJs Nabs, Kool, Double J and Kraze on the list of celebrity judges, the dozen or so acts taking the stage at Durham’s Carolina Theatre for the Who’s Next talent contest have got to be feeling the heat of the spotlight already. Find out if the likes of Big Vee, Blaaz, CASH, Drama Queenz, Kyn Fo’k, Mic & Rep and Lil MaQ & The Teensters can take the heat.

Showtime is Saturday, July 29 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Visit www.carolinatheatre.org for details.