Wing is taking karaoke to a new level this spring with its Wild Idol singing
“Due to the professionalism of the MC Hugo, many new faces are
coming out to enjoy this event. Hugo's ‘Beat the Chill’ karaoke nights are so
successful that Wild Wing is hosting its first ‘Wild idol’ contest,” says Mary
Ann Watts of Wild Wing Wasaga Beach.
the Stonebridge Town Centre at 321 Main St., Wild Wing is becoming the hot spot
for live music in the area. It held three karaoke events this year.
Two audition dates are April
5 and April 12 at Wild Wing. Register on or before April 12 to qualify for the
finals. The finals are on April 29 at 9 p.m. There is no entry fee.
Wild Idol will feature judges:
singer-songwriter Rebecca Stephens; Solo acoustic artist, and bass player Shawn
Crozier (of Excellerater), and bassist/vocalist/recording artist David Rose.
The first prize is a “Molson” beer fridge.
For more information and the application contact Wild Wing Wasaga
It’s not just the wings that
make Wild Wing in the Stonebridge Town Centre hot; it’s the bands and special
Wild Wing is having a Go
Green Pattie’s Day party on March 15 from 9 p.m. to midnight featuring the band
Copper Strings. There will plenty of green beer and festive cheer.
Dean Rodd and John Tennant
are looking forward to putting on rockin’ show featuring music from the 60s to today: Kiss, the
Tragically Hip, Bare Naked Ladies, Avici, Great Big Sea, Bryan Adams, Jimmy
Buffet, Bruce Springsteen, Green Day, plus some country and more.
“What our fans like the best
is that all the songs we do they know. We are able to do the songs the way they
were originally done and love it. With our upbeat song selection, we have
people dancing right off the top!! Nothing but good feedback,” Dean says.
Wild Wing is located at 321
Main St. in Wasaga Beach.
Ehab Masad, the franchisee
owner/president of Harvey’s in the Stonebridge Town Centre (and Alliston) has
been recognized for his community service with a John Simcoe Recognition Award.
Presented by the Hon. Dr.
Kellie Leitch MP for Simcoe-Grey, the awards recognize the “exceptional” in
Simcoe-Grey: The ceremony was held Feb. 22 in Creemore.
According to the nomination
form: “The Individual Recognition Award is given to an adult 18 years or older
who has demonstrated commitment, dedication and service above self to improving
their community by volunteering for non for profit organizations, service
clubs, community programs etc.”
Ehab and his wife Dr. Dina
Ghobrial (who has a dental practice in the Stonebridge Town Centre) moved to
Wasaga Beach in 2005. The president of the Wasaga Beach and Area Rotary Club, Ehab
has been involved in the community for years in different capacities: director
of the Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce, a director of The Alliston Chamber of
Commerce (ADCC), chair and founder of the Promote Wasaga Committee, and vice-chair
of the Stonebridge association. In 2011 he was part of the team that helped to
launch the Wasaga Beach Short Film Festival. Ehab also partnered with and
sponsored the Ontario Provincial Police’s “Do Good Campaign.” Ehab has chaired many Rotary
Club committees and won several Paul Harris service awards— the highest honour from
Ehab doesn’t limit his
contributions to the Simcoe-Grey area. Has participated in and contributed to
international humanitarian efforts.