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Country Music Artist - Dani Vitany
Returns as a JUDGE to Michigan Idol

Starting July 20, 2011 Every Wednesday at the Willew Lounge in Bay City

July 3, 2011       2 Comments
By: Julie McCallum, Entertainment Editor

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It's the Return of Michigan Idol on Wednesday, July 20, 2011.

All new location and talent! The Willew Lounge located at 3005 E. Midland Rd., in Bay City will host the 8-week singing competition. (The competition was previously held at Art Dore's Stables Martini & Cigar Bar.)

Want to sing? Know someone that can? (No entry fee required) The Michigan Idol Show starts promptly at 8:00 with warm-ups starting at 7pm!

Last Choice Country Radio's Josh & Shawn will host the show! Returning Judges are Tommy Anderson, (Infinity & Paisley Fogg Bands), George Lynch (GLB Media Group, and former Judge Michigan Idol) and Announcing Country Music Artist Dani Vitany returns this season as a Judge!

Vitany was the Michigan Idol winner of November 2009 and since then has exploded onto the music scene with a National recording company. (See video below)

"We are extremely happy and excited that Vitany has agreed to volunteer her time to help this next season of Talent." said, Julie McCallum, Entertainment Director of who has been involved in the competition since its origination. Vitany said, "I am so excited about being a judge this season! There is a lot of talent in our area and people need to come show it off!" will have weekly coverage of the competition including, a audio recording of each performance, by hosts Josh & Shawn from Last Choice Country Radio. Also the nights performances will be discussed on the Morning Show at every Thursday Morning at 10:20am!

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Lynch, Idol Judge, said, "Super excited for this new season of Michigan Idol, I am eager to see the new talent, and I'm sure the contestants will be excited for the opportunity that awaits the winner, opening for an act at the State Theater!"

Special thanks go out to Scott MacKenzie of the Willew, for making the 2011 season of Michigan Idol possible!

The winner of the 8-week Michigan Idol competition will earn the opportunity to open for a musical performance at the beautiful State Theater!

Contestants are scored on Point system that is based on:
  • Vocal Ability
  • Stage Presence
  • Over All Attitude
  • Appearance
  • Crowd Reaction

  • Michigan Idol Past Winners Include:

  • Steve Armstrong - 2007 Summer Michigan Idol (Labadie Pig Gig)
  • Micah Read - December 2007 - Michigan's Got Talent
  • Sarah Schingeck - March 2008 - Michigan's Got Talent Competition
  • Kevin Sackett - Summer 2008 (Labadie Pig Gig) Michigan's Got Talent
  • Lauren LaCourse - Summer 2009 - Michigan Idol (Labadie Pig Gig)
  • Taylor Vitany - November 2009 - Michigan Idol
  • Haley Lamb - February 2010 - Michigan Idol
  • Kate Gembrowski - Summer 2010 - The Michigan Idol Show (Labadie Pig Gig

  • WHO'S THE NEXT WINNER? - Will It Be You???

    Michigan Idol's new location AT The Willew Lounge located at 3005 E. Midland Rd., Bay City

    Above Video by MyBayCity Entertainment Editor Julie Munger-McCallum
    at the Stables Michigan Idol Show

    (Above) Vitany's First Music Video Release -
    Dani Vitany- "Upsy Daisy" BY Monarch Video Productions

    (Purchase the single "Upsy Daisy" at
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