Are you Livingston County’s next singing sensation?

The popular Livingston Sensation singing contest, formally presented by the Livingston Daily Press & Argus, moves to the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest.

Singers are invited to complete in two semi-final events to be held at Cleary’s Pub, 117 E. Grand River Ave. in downtown Howell on June 10 and 11th from 6 to 8 p.m. Contestants will be asked to sing 30 seconds of a song a capella. Participation is limited to the first 25 people at each event.

The finals will be held on Sunday, June 28 at 2 p.m. at the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest located at the Howell High School complex. The winner will receive a hot-air balloon ride.

Registration forms are available at or at the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce, 123 E. Washington Street in Howell.

Major sponsor of the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest is Lake Trust Credit Union.

For more information on the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest, call the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce at 517.546.3920 or visit the event website at