UPDATE: Read Robin Leach’s recap of the event in the Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas, Nevada. – Las Vegas Entertainers and Headliners Come Together at SLS Las Vegas for a One-night Lip Sync Throw-down November 17 to Benefit Noah’s Animal House.
Emmy Award winning producer Andy Walmsley puts on a unique one-night show pitting Las Vegas entertainers and headliners entitled, Drop the Mic – The Las Vegas Entertainment Industry Lip Sync Throw-down in The Sayers Club at SLS Las Vegas on Tuesday, November 17 to benefit Shade Tree’s Noah’s Animal House. The event kick’s off with a pre-show party at 10:30 p.m. with the 70-minute Drop the Mic show beginning at 11:30 p.m. There will also be an after-party through 2 a.m. The event is free to the public, 21 and over, on a first come-first served basis.
About the Show
The Show format will test 12 celebrities’ lip syncing skills to well known pop songs. This is not Karaoke – Celebrity syncers will be miming their songs and will receive points for presentation, dance skills and ‘selling’ their performance to the judges and audience.
The celebrity host for the event will be Comedy-Magician Mike Hammer, the headliner at the 4 Queens Casino. DJZB, Chris Phillips, well known in Vegas as the lead singer of the highly successful cover band Zowie Bowie will be making his DJ’ing debut. The Nick Foote dance troupe will back the celebrity Syncers.
The Celebrity Judges include: Robin Leach, Pia Zadora, Adrian Zmed, Melody Sweets; Johnny Kats; and Anthony Cools will score the Syncers through first round, semi final and final round. The Winner of the first Drop The Mic competition will take home the soon-to-be famous Drop The Mic trophy.
“The purpose of the show is simply to have fun, we don’t really care about the competition element its just a laugh and a fun night and raising money for a really great charity,” said Walmsley. “The judges will be tabulating scores on humor and up-staging other contestants. We’re looking forward to a great show and we welcome everyone to come out to enjoy themselves.”
A Thank You is also extended to Gun Garage for a partial sponsorship for helping to fund and support the event. Gun Garage hosts handgun safety / self defense courses in Las Vegas and is a state-of-the-art indoor shooting range and retail attraction located just off the Las Vegas Strip at 5155 S. Dean Martin Drive For more information, contact Gun Garage at 702.440.4867 or visit www.GunGarage.com