The Richmond Register

December 12, 2013

Local teacher’s a cappella group survives second round of “The Sing-Off”


Register Staff Report

RICHMOND — A local teacher and his a cappella group the AcoUstiKats has survived another round of NBC’s  “The Sing-Off” competition.

Mike Owens, a Madison Central High School assistant choir teacher, joined the ensemble while attending the University of Kentucky. The group performed pop song “Hey Ya” on Wednesday night’s episode.

The a cappella group Calle Sol from Puerto Rico was eliminated.

The remaining eight groups are competing for the top prize of  $100,000 and a Sony Music recording contract. Viewers can vote on their favorite groups.

The next episode of “The Sing-Off” is tonight at 8 p.m. Episodes can be viewed online the next day at http://www.nbc.com/sing-off/