Get to know a local karaoke host
A constant in the Pierce County karaoke trade over many years is Rose of Tiger Rose Entertainment.
This very multitalented lady has stayed under the radar in long, continuing gigs, and is now in the process of expanding her business.
This interviewer caught up with Rose at her Tuesday hosting show during a local “Meet Up” event at Tacoma 's Midland Tavern.
Rose, where are you from originally? Tacoma , WA .
Zodiac Sign: Pisces.
What do you do for work? Karaoke Hostess, Web Master, and Mom.
Stage name/nickname: “Karaoke lady.”
How did you get the nickname? “Oh, you're the karaoke lady,” people say when they meet
me outside of work. I'll just nod and smile. That's me.
How did you hear about the Karaoke & Entertainment Guide ? I found it years
ago at Gloria's in Tacoma , and have been a fan ever since.
How long have you been hosting karaoke? Eight years; seven at Pacific Lanes, Pine Street
Landing, Midland Tavern. I also do wedding receptions and private parties.
What type of music do you enjoy singing? Fast, upbeat songs. If a song resonates with
me, whatever the type, I will learn it.
Favorite songs to sing? “Whatever You Say”; “Rhythm Of The Night”; “El Debarge”; or
anything Smokey Robinson sings.
To listen to? “Check It Out” by Beyonce; “Buttons” by the Pussycat Dolls.
Favorite performers? Pink, Shania Twain and Rob Thomas.
CD in your car now? None – radio tuned to 100.7, Wolf Country.
Do you play any instruments? Basic piano, and learning guitar.
Ever sung with groups or bands? No, too busy raising kids.
Ever sung professionally? Just karaoke hosting.
The largest crowd you've sung in front of? About 400 when I did little theater
What do I enjoy most about karaoke? The camaraderie, the music, people having fun.
If you're reading this, you must
love karaoke as much as I do. Keep singing and keep learning new songs.