Friend de Coup announces fundraising show

Tentative 2021 competition schedule also released

The Mitchell High School Friend de Coup show choir earned the second runner up and fan favorite awards during the Sioux City East Sing All About It competition Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa in March of 2020. (Submitted Photo)

Friend de Coup, Mitchell High School’s award-winning show choir, has announced its first fundraising show of the year and their 2021 competition schedule.

Up With Show will take place Jan. 14, 15 and 16 at the Mitchell Performing Arts Center. Friend de Coup will present The Masked Singer, a three-night event. Experience the talents of the award-winning high school and guest appearances by the middle school show choirs. Both will perform Jan. 14, Exclamation will perform Jan. 15 and Maximum Velocity will perform Jan. 16.

Tickets will go on sale at the Performing Arts Center box office Jan. 11-16 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

In addition, Friend de Coup has announced a its tentative 2021 competition performance schedule:

  • Feb. 16: 2021 Community Show, Mitchell

  • Feb. 20: Best of Show, Sioux Falls Washington

  • Feb. 27: Rhythm in Red, Vermillion

  • March 6: Sioux City East Sing All About It, Sioux City, Iowa

  • March 13: Center Stage Invitational, Aberdeen

  • March 20: Friend de Coup Classic, Mitchell

Up to date information regarding Friend de Coup can be found by following the choir on Facebook and Instagram at @frienddecoup.

Erik Kaufman joined the Mitchell Republic in July of 2019 as an education and features reporter. He grew up in Freeman, S.D., graduating from Freeman High School. He graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1999 with a major in English and a minor in computer science. He can be reached at
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