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New 9 Week Competition Starts Thursday April 2, 2009

March 29, 2009       1 Comments
By: Julie McCallum, Entertainment Editor

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Two finalists were chosen Thursday, March 26, 2009 in the first of a 3-segment competition of Michigan Idol at the Stables Martini & Cigar Bar on Bay City's West Side.

The second segment of the competition will begin on Thursday, April 2, 2009. It will run for the next nine weeks. All new judges, existing competitors as well as new are expected.

Grand winner will win a cash prize and an opening spot on the big stage at Labadie Pig Gig this summer in Bay City's Vet's Park.

Warm ups are 6pm to 7pm - competition starts at 7pm. Join us for the entertainment, food, fun and make new friends! (Special Dinner Menu for Idol night only, with special pricing.) OPEN KARAOKE to anyone after competition.

(Above L/R) Finalist Taylor Vitany (Center) with Judges L/R, Bob Sater, MyBayCity Staffer, Steve Armstrong, and show host Doug Dore. (Not pictured, Finalist Kate Gembrowski)

(Above) Judges Panel, Sater, substitute judge, Leveling, Armstrong. Next 9 week 3 new judges will be in place.

(Above)15 year old Bridgette Ballor returns to the competition. Everyone raved about the shoes as well as her performance.

(Above) Mother-Daughter team (Jan Sharrow, Deb Kirkbride) are here for the party, this week they stepped it up high.

(Above L/R) ALL CHUCKS! Chuck Kirkbride and Chuck Sharrow.

(Above) Gwen Kolbiaz works the crowd as she travels around the stables.

(Above) Jessica Rex goes Country and it suits her well.

(Above) Dore and Geno Cummings compare shirts.

(Above Left) It was hard to catch Geno as he constantly moved around the place. (Above Right) Returning to the Stables Scene OJ Cunningham, Publisher, stopped in for a quick visit pictured here with David Bernruter, AKA Dave O'Doul.

(Above) Vitany's, Grandma and cousin traveled all the way from Florida to the finals night! (Also pictured Taylor's, sister and mother.)

(Above) Taylor's Table Two, included her grandfather, and uncles.

(Above) Taylor made it worth her family and friends while as she was chose that night as one of the finalist and also performed the following Saturday at the Prime Event Center.

(Above) We will miss DJ Bob and Steve's smile. We will see you guys at the pig gig!!



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Anonymous Says:       On April 04, 2009 at 05:51 PM
Looking forward to the next round....the first 7 weeks were great!!
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