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BEAT THE GONG at The Manikin Lounge

September 28 @ 9:00 pm - September 29 @ 2:00 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2023

The Manikins Lounge and Live Venue Presents “Beat the Gong”!
Beat the Gong is Central Florida’s first-ever live and broadcasted Variety and Talent Show. Every Wednesday night, in the heart of downtown Sanford we will present the best in local and surrounding talent. Our host and celebrity judges will choose a nightly winner that returns to compete in the Grand Showcase later.
How does it work?
It’s simple. Perform your best talent without getting gonged.
You will have at least two minutes to showcase yourself.
If you survive the Gong, it will be up to our celebrity judges to decide who takes home the nightly prize.
The top contestant will return later to compete in the Grand Showcase.
What acts are allowed?
Lol, you can do whatever type of performance you choose, as long as it does not lead to an arrest or a censorship fine.
Acts can be any genre or style type.
Solo to small ensembles acts are allowed. We do not offer a backline. Whatever you choose must be plug-and-play ready.
Examples of possible acts:
Karaoke
lip-sync
Vocal (bring your original song or production on a background track and perform)
Spoken Word
Recites of Shakespearean Sonnets
Poetry
Rap
Freestyle rap battle (at least a duo, can’t battle with self)
Solo instrument acts
Solo instrument and vocal acts
Duo with Instrument acts
Switching into multiple personalities
Comedy
Dance
Levitation
Burlesque (Limited, no nudity)
Magic Tricks
Drag queen performance
Masked singer
Whatever you choose. ( as long as it does not lead to an arrest or a censorship fine).
How to sign up?
Sign up ahead of time to be assigned a timeslot. Email undead@manikinslounge.com, Since instruments and props may be involved, we must ensure that our sound guy has what you need. Walk-ups without props and special sound needs are allowed to walk up if time permits.
What type of broadcast is it?
All broadcasts are live feeds to Facebook, YouTube, and Ticktock.
What happens in the showcase?
The top winner gets a grand prize (TBA)
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Details

Start:
September 28 @ 9:00 pm
End:
September 29 @ 2:00 am
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Event Tags:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1027573474785598/1027575518118727

Venue

The Manikin Lounge
407 Sanford Ave
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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