Week #4 brought talented musicians competing for their shot at the grand finals of the Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition! The audience cheered for their favorite musicians as well as for fantastic audience giveaways from the Mary Pickford Theater such as watches, keychains, t-shirts, and sunglasses. In the end it was Lt Will Kelly who was declared the first place winner! Will took home a certificate from EstheticX.Obsession Massage & Wax Bar for a Spa Service up to $100 and earned a spot in the finals where he’ll compete for the grand prizes of a 3 day, 2 night trip to Las Vegas from Crater Lake Vodka, a $500 shopping spree at Guitar Center and a n entire weekend recording session with producer Ronnie King at his Chateau Relaxo to produce one mastered “radio ready” track. Second place was awarded to the enthusiastic band Maniacal Me who chose to take home a movie ticket and concession package from the Mary Pickford Theater. Third place was a tie between Mike Sick-boy and newcomer, Ill Will who took home a certificate from EstheticX.Obsession Massage & Wax Bar for a Spa Service up to $100.

THANK YOU to ALL of our performers at the Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition for putting on a great show AND for being so supportive of the other artists: The Craze, Jim Holiday, Ryder and Jackie, The Classy Mother Fu?kers, Tanya Nunez, Qeu, Paul Gihren and Freddy Live. I hope to see you all next week! Look for coverage of this week’s event and the announcement of winners in the next issue of Coachella Valley Weekly! SPECIAL THANKS to all of our sponsors: Ronnie King Music, Guitar Center, Crater Lake Vodka, EstheticX.Obsession Massage & Wax Bar, Riccio’s Steak, Seafood and Pasta, CV Weekly and Mary Pickford Theater, Abe’s Brand and Skitzo Kitty.

Remember, the Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition is ALL AGES and runs EVERY WEDNESDAY. YOU may compete EVERY week! PLEASE NOTE: Due to our overwhelming number of interested performers, sign in starts at 7pm and will be closed at 7:45pm. BRING YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILY and FANS and note that the competition runs from 8-11pm so be sure your friends and family know to stay until the end to voice thier vote!!! For questions or information about sign-up, please see Facebook.com/TiltedKiltOpenMicCompetition or contact creator and host, Morgan James at OpenMicContact@gmail.com or (714) 651-1911