It was the return of the Michigan Idol Show on Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Ten contestants opened the season of singing talent at a new venue, with new judges and new people to add to the scene.
Josh Sharrow, Emcee of the Show, said," Its a lot of fun being on the other side of the judges table. Sharrow was a former Idol Judge the last several seasons.
"It was a pretty good crowd for an opening night," said Willew owner Scott McKenzie. "I'm hoping the Wednesday night competition at Willew will pack 'em in for the rest of the summer."
Idol Judge Dani Vitany, former contestant winner and country artist, said, "Its definitely good to be back, I missed everyone!"
"The season opener of Michigan Idol show was so much fun! As a judge this time, I love getting a chance to give others advice and watching so many talented acts!"
Vitany added, "Bay City is the place to be for entertainment!"
Don't miss out on the ALL NEW Michigan Idol Show this Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at The Willew Lounge located at 3005 E. Midland Rd., in Bay City.
For the next 7 weeks.
(No entry fee required) The Michigan Idol Show starts promptly at 8:00 with warm-ups starting at 7:00pm!
Contestants are scored on Point system that is based on: Vocal Ability, Stage Presence, Over All Attitude, Appearance, Crowd Reaction.
(Left) Idol Judge Hairball John said, "This was a lot different LIVE then over the radio."
Join the audience in crowd participation and enjoy a cool beverage and food at the Willew Lounge at 3005 E. Midland Rd., in Bay City.
(Above) Your Michigan Idol Judges L/R, Tommy Anderson, Dani Vitany, and Hairball John
(Above) Singing Competitor Tim Bruski and his Group of Support
(Above) Former Idol Winner Dani Vitany performs an opening performance to start the night off. Vitany now has returned as a Michigan Idol Judge
(Above) Adolph Borrego and Debbie Vitany enjoy dinner at the Willew before competition begins
Join in on all the fun every Wednesday as Josh Sharrow hosts the Michigan Idol Show at the Willew Lounge at 3005 E. Midland Rd., in Bay City.
(Above) Deb Waltz, Diane Szczepanski and Jolene Bellsmith