Third Annual Stand Up & Sing Fund-raising Event Slated for Jan. 28
SPRINGFIELD — CityStage and Symphony Hall announced the third annual Stand Up & Sing fund-raising event will be held Thursday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at CityStage, One Columbus Center, Springfield.
The event offers the opportunity for community members and local celebrities to compete in live karaoke on stage with local band Maxxtone. Participants this year, competing for the Golden Microphone Award, include Market Mentors, a West Springfield-based marketing firm; Tim Plankey of MassMutual Financial Group; Brittany Decker of Western Mass News; and representatives from Suit Up Springfield.
A panel of local celebrity judges, including Spirit of Springfield President Judy Matt and political consultant Anthony Cignoli, will light-heartedly evaluate each performance. Attendees are welcome to join the after-party, featuring open karaoke with the band, and to participate in the silent auction to help raise additional funds to support CityStage & Symphony Hall. Among the items up for bid are four club seat tickets to the Bruins vs. Carolina game on March 10 and four club tickets to the Celtics vs. Houston game on March 11.
Tickets cost $25 for the general public and can be purchased through the box office by calling (413) 788-7033 or online at symphonyhall.com.