Fifty-six Semi-Finalists to compete for top prize
Six area contestants will be among 56 semi-finalists, from Hometown Idol preliminary competitions, to compete for the title of Statewide Champion on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Michigan Theatre of Jackson, 124 Mechanic Street, Jackson, MI. Hometown Idol is a singing talent competition held at fairs and festivals throughout Michigan and Indiana.
The six area residents who will compete are: Cloie Bennett, 6, of Cedar Springs; Bruce Bennett, 37, of Cedar Springs (Cloie’s father); Alexis Lucarelli, 15, of Cedar Springs; Melodie Hardie, 14, of Pierson; Tabitha McNeilly, 32, of Howard City; and Haylee Perry, 15, of Morley.
Each contestant will have four minutes to sing and will be judged by an impartial panel on vocal performance, stage presence, appearance, singing technique and execution. The singer with the highest overall score will earn the top prize of $1,000!
Singers of all ages representing many styles of music will compete. Hometown Idol is a family-friendly show.
The event is open to the public. Admission fee is $5. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.