Introducing the Mask & Mic singing competition and fundraiser! The way it works is simple. You create a video of yourself singing a song wearing a mask (it must be a mask covering your full face, not just your mouth and nose.) Your video will be shared on The Franke Center’s website and social media feed. Everyone in the community will be able to watch the videos and chat about who their favorite singer is– and what their identity might be. You’re encouraged to share your video in your social media feed, and your friends (and fans) can vote for you by making a $5 donation to The Franke Center. The cost to enter the contest is $20, and all funds will go to benefit The Franke Center for the Arts.
The singers receiving the top 3 votes will be invited to appear on The Franke Center stage for a livestream unmasking (date TBA) and one talented winner will be crowned the Mask & Mic Champion!
We hope this will be a fun way to entertain our community while also raising the needed funds to keep the arts alive in Calhoun County!
Sign up for the contest and upload your video here.
1. Your face must be completely covered at all times throughout the video (we’re talking about full-face masks, not cloth virus-prevention masks)
2. It must be your voice singing. No lip-syncing.
3. Duets are allowed, but no more than two singers may appear in a single video. You may, however, have other masked musicians playing along with you provided they do not sing. You may sing along to a backing track that includes background vocals.
4. No explicit lyrics are allowed. This is a family-friendly competition.
5. Videos are limited to four minutes in length.
6. All ages are welcome to enter. Those under 18 require a parent’s consent.
7. The public will be able to vote online by making a donation of $5 and specifying the contestant number of the contestant they’re voting for. Each $5 donated equals one vote, and there are no limits on how much or how often a person may vote. You may also vote for yourself if you wish. All proceeds are tax-deductible and will go to support The Franke Center for the Arts, a 501c3 organization.
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