Spectators will vote for their favorite singers Aug. 16 with a donation to this year’s charity, The American Red Cross of Greater St. Louis.
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Friday, August 26, 2011
Seven talented singers competed for fame, glory, prizes and charity in an event sponsored by the Clayton Chamber of Commerce.
Seven talented karaoke singers competed Thursday night as part of Clayton Idol, a Clayton Chamber of Commerce event benefiting the tornado relief effort in Joplin, MO. “It was so successful last year that we decided to do it again," said Ellen Gale, executive director of the chamber, before the competition began. The excitement was palpable as guests filed into DD's Irish Pub and Lounge to witness the event. Crooners sang a mix of rock, Motown, country and jazz while competing for prizes. A portion of the money raised will go toward Joplin tornado relief, Gale said, though a specific charity had not been determined. Huntleigh McGehee sponsored the event. Attendees dined on unlimited pulled-pork barbecue sandwiches, cole slaw and salad, and…