Silver Moon Brewing and Rockin’ Robin Karaoke to host event throughout May.
Local residents interested in crooning for a cause are invited to gather in May for one of the largest Karaoke contests to ever hit Central Oregon. Careaoke for a Cure, a series of events to benefit the Bend Oregon Chapter of Relay For Life/American Cancer Society, will take place every Friday evening in May at Silver Moon Brewingon 24 NW Greenwood Ave in Bend.
“We wanted to create an event that brings our community together to have fun with Karaoke while supporting a good cause,” said local musician and cancer survivor Mark Quon, who is coordinating the event with wife Linda Quon.
Scheduled events include:
Friday May 6
Careaoke for a Cure Kickoff & Contest Registration Party– Silver Moon Brewing
5:30 pm Live Music — Parlour
8:00 pm Live Music — Dry Canyon Stampede
Guests are invited to learn about the Careaoke for a Curecontest and sign up to participate.
Friday, May 13
Careaoke for a Cure Contest Round 1– Silver Moon Brewing
6 – 10 pm
Friday, May 20
Careaoke for a Cure Contest Round 2– Silver Moon Brewing
6 – 10 pm
Friday, May 27
Careaoke for a Cure Semifinals/Finals– Silver Moon Brewing
6 – 10 pm
There is a $15 non-refundable entry fee to sing and the full amount will be donated to the Bend Oregon Chapter of Relay For Life/American Cancer Society. Singers are required to pre-register at Silver Moon or online at:relayforlife.org/CareaokeOR. Walk-up registration may be allowed if space permits. There is no cover charge to watch and listen, but volunteers will be on hand to collect suggested $5 donations from audience members who would like to contribute to the cause.
Cash prizesdonated by sponsors will be awarded following the semifinal &final event on May 27th. First place prize is $500, second place is $300 and third place is $200. A panel of Central Oregon musicians and community members will judge each of the contest events.
Silver Moon Brewing will also be selling bottles and cases of their special F*CK CANCER IPA during the entire month of May with a portion of proceeds going to the Bend Oregon Chapter of Relay For Life/American Cancer Society. In addition, $1 from each pint of F*CK CANCER IPA pouredfrom the brewery taps during the month of May will also go to help fight cancer. There will also be drawings for door prizes donated by local businesses throughout the contest events.
Local business, Rockin’ Robin Karaoke is donating 100% of their team’s time and equipment for all three contest nights in support of the cause.
For more information, contact Mark Quon at firstname.lastname@example.org.