Wednesday, February 2, 2011
1. COME ready to sing your hearts out!
2. CHOOSE a song to add to the playlist!
3. SING together on the dancefloor while the lyrics are projected in front of you and the music swells in the background!
Thursday, February 17, 2011 from 8:00pm - midnightish
Dean Baldwin's Bed Bunk City
5455, avenue de Gaspé (in the Clark Gallery)
Please RSVP on our Facebook event page!
NOTE THIS WE ARE DOING THIS AT A DIFFERENT VENUE THAN OUR NORMAL ONE: This is how you get there, if you've never been there before: Get off the bus at St-Laurent and St-Viateur, then go east on St-Viateur about 5 minutes until you hit de Gaspe, then go south a little bit. You'll see the "Centre CLARK" oval sign. You can come in from the street. To see a MAP of where the venue is, check out this website: http://www.clarkplaza.org/index_eng.html
THE BIG IDEA BEHIND THIS EVENT:
People don’t sing together anymore. Well, except if you’re in a band, or a church choir. And who even goes to church anymore? It’s a rare thing, to sing with others. Sometimes people will sing together if they’re at a show and a bunch of people know the words. But then, some people just want to hear the band, and not the person beside them. People don’t even sing together at karaoke! There, one person sings at a time, and if people sing together, it’s by accident.
Crowd Karaoke was created so that people can sing together unabashed, and dance while they do so. We don't know if the people attending will be good singers, but what we do know for SURE is that singing with other people is incredible fun. A funny thing happens: you feel like you’re all working toward something together. It’s very bonding.
Remember the last time you got drunk with a bunch of friends and some song came over the radio and you all spontaneously just started singing together and it was completely amazing? Yah – we’re trying to do that to you, multiple times, all night long.