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The Scene Article 4936

Michigan Idol Contestants Have 10 Weeks
'Til Labadie Pig Gig's Big Stage

On Line Voting Begins June 6, 2010

May 30, 2010
By: Julie McCallum, Entertainment Editor

Eight weeks down, Ten to go till the Labadie Pig Gig - Big Stage. In the Michigan Idol Show competition held every Thursday at the Stables Martini & Cigar bar inside BARTS on Historical Midland Street, Bay City.

Ten finalists will be chosen on Thursday, July 29, 2010. Final Four plus a wild card (on-line voting) will be chosen after competition on August 5, 2010. Those 5 will perform at the Labadie Pig Gig on Friday this summer at Veteran's Memorial Park, August 6, 2010. One winner will be announced after the Friday night's performances.

Contestants must make a minimum of 8 performances (appearances) during the 18 week competition to qualify for a chance in the finals.

On-Line Voting Starts next Sunday on JUNE 6, 2010.

Beginning on the 14th week of the competition contestants will be asked to sing songs according to the "Theme Nights" -- listed below.

  • July 8 - Beatles
  • July 15 - Motown
  • July 22 - Rock
  • July 29 - Country

  • Audience participation in terms of dressing for the theme of the night is expected. According to Michigan Idol Show Host, tune-ups at 7:00, warm-ups start at 8:00pm.

    Ask your server about the MyBayCity Martini on special every Thursday.

    Michigan Idol Contestants - May 27, 2010

    Luanne Sabourin

    Chrissy Price

    Sarah McQuade

    Jade Cook

    Laura King

    Chuck Bills

    Jeff Baird

    Steve Mellish

    Chuck Kirkbride

    Charlene Passionek

    Jeremy Ballreich

    Mike Beasley

    Nancy Dobson

    (Above) Michigan Idol Judges Tommy Anderson (Infinity & Paisley Fogg Bands) Mike Bacigalupo (State Theater - Executive Director), Josh Sharrow (Impact Sound Entertainment)

    (Above) Jade Cook and Stefany Dorien

    (Above) Host Doug Dore and contestant Chrissy Price chat with judges


    THE MICHIGAN IDOL SHOW which is held EVERY Thursday, at the STABLES MARTINI & CIGAR BAR inside BARTS on Midland Street is about having a good time, enjoying the entertainment AND comedy, encouraging people of any age, young (18 & over) and old, to come out enter the contest, have fun while singing.

    Judges hope to help contestants develop and improve their singing ability and over all performance. Eventually building up their confidence and building strong self esteem.

    While being apart of this event, contestants have a chance to win a cash prize supported by the Stables Martini & Cigar Bar. And also make someone's dream come true to perform in front of a audience at upcoming concert this summer at Labadie Pig Gig.

    Come out and support this local competition, have fun, meet new friends, enjoy the famous martini's and great food !!

    MyBayCity supports this competition and local people who enjoy singing and hope to bring more awareness to this event going on now through Labadie Pig Gig August 5-8, 2010!

    Thanks to all contestants who continually come out and to the Idol judges who volunteer their time each week for this continuous 18 week event and the Stables Martini Cigar Bar for making this competition available for young and growing talent!

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