The mic is open in Lake Country for fourth annual contest

The Lake Country Open Mic Has Talent is spotlighting singers and songwriters from the Okanagan for a fourth year.

  • Mar. 4, 2015 1:00 p.m.

The Lake Country Open Mic Has Talent is spotlighting singers and songwriters from the Okanagan for a fourth year.

Taking place at the Lake Country Coffee House, the competition begins March 11 with a talented array of performers. They include Dale Ziech, Chantelle Betuzzi, Anna Ferguson, Michael Painchaud, Mark Rosal, Nathan Fadden, and a trio including Catherine Brandon, and Glen and Lourine Welding.

All performers will showcase their original songwriting skills along with their passionate performance skills for the judges, who include the winner of the 2014 competition, Aaron Gordon, and Kelowna’s Andrew Smith, a Kerrville New Folk winner for his songwriting and a world class tap-style instrumentalist.

Three spots are still available for the next competition April 8.

A special top-five evening will also be held April 15 at the Creekside Theatre in Lake Country.

Registration forms for the contest are available at the Lake Country Coffee House, located at 10345 Bottom Wood Lake Rd., or can be downloaded from the website at www.lakecountryopenmic.ca.