WHAT: This is an open mic event to be held on the beautiful old storied stage of the Richland Community Hall, the original home of the Augusta Barn Theatre in the late 1940’s. The event is co-sponsored by Great Lakes Acoustic Music Association (GLAMA) and the Village of Richland.
The public is invited to present music, poetry, and storytelling to a live audience, in an open mic coffee house atmosphere. GLAMA will provide sound equipment for the participants on stage.
Music may be instrumental and vocal, solo or small group, original or covers.
Poetry may be original or interpreted from literature, by-heart recitation preferred but not required. Storytelling may be personal narrative (Moth-like) or from world lore (folktale, fairytale, legend, myth, etc.) through by-heart telling.
Participants may sign up for stage time upon arrival, no pre-registration.
GLAMA will MC the event and keep it on schedule. This event is free to the public; refreshments provided for a donation.
WHEN: Village Stage Live Schedule 7:00-9:30PM
Friday, October 21, 2022
Friday, December 16, 2022
Friday, February 16, 2023
Friday, April 21, 2023
Friday, June 16, 2023
WHERE: Richland Community Hall Stage
8985 Gull Rd., Richland, MI, in the heart of the village of Richland
WHY: This opportunity provides a free performance venue for emerging artists of all ages to “try their wings” on stage with a live audience, all experiences levels are welcome to present. This event creates a live and engaging community activity, helping to promote emerging artists, and contributing to community growth and bonding through the arts in the Southwest Michigan region (Kalamazoo county and surrounding areas).
QUESTIONS: Robin Nott 269-569-2671, firstname.lastname@example.org or Richland Village clerk 269-629-9903, email@example.com, or greatlakesacoustic.org; email to firstname.lastname@example.org