Talented Kirsty scoops £1000 prize
A talent contest held at a Rutherglen pub resulted in a woman scooping a grand prize of £1000.
The Sportsman Bar, located on Glasgow Road, held a talent competition last month which saw people from all over the Royal Burgh take part.
The entrants were all male and female vocalists. There was a big variety of songs preformed which ranged from Michael Buble, to Rihanna to Shirley Bassey
Owner of the pub John Vicars said: “We are always happy to support local talent and our competition attracted some excellent entries.”
The competition was judged by international recording artist Allan Jay, owner John and music events organiser Craig Harman.”
The talent competition took place on Thursday, June 18, and was presented by Derek Dee.
The overall winner was Kirsty Kennedy (30) who performed a selection of songs by Celine Dion, Leona Lewis and Emeli Sandé.
Kirsty, who is expecting a baby in September, was delighted to have won.
She said:“The money couldn’t have came at a better time, thank you to Mr and Mrs Vickers at the Sportsman also a big thank you to Craig Kirkwood of With Love Flowers for my beautiful bouquet and well done to everyone who took part in this fabulous competition.”
As part of the prize, Kirsty will also get her very own guest spot performing at the Sportsman on evening per week.
John added:“Kirsty was a worthy winner and we look forward to having her perform again.”
Cheque mates (left to right) judges Allan Jay, John Vickers, Craig Harman, winner Kirsty Kennedy, presenter Derek Dee, and singer Christeen MacMurdie