Young Carl to sing on stage in the semi-finals

Young singer Carl Parsons will performing in the semi finals of a national singing competition this weekend.

The 12-year-old singer will be fighting against 25 other talented youngsters in the 16 and under category of the annual Open Mic competition.

The semi finals are taking place in Portsmouth Guild Hall on Sunday (December 9) at 12.30pm.

Young Carl has won many local talent competitions and his performance on Sunday is just one step away from performing in the Open Mic finals at London’s O2.

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Local residents wanting to hear Carl sing can see him perform at Bankers’ Corner on Centre Stage during the town’s late night shopping events.

A number of acts, including Carl, will perform on December 13 and 20 between 4pm and 8pm.