Yorklyn Live! Open Mic  — Yorklyn, DE

Yorklyn Live! Open Mic — Yorklyn, DE

For a flatlander like myself, New England is kinda…well…confusing.  As in easy-to-get-lost confusing. As in bring-a-roll-of-thread, keep-an-eye-out-for-Jared-the-goblin-king confusing.  It’s hilly, for one thing. The trees are too many and, by Oklahoma standards, too...
Open Mic at Rising Sun Distillery – Denver, CO

Open Mic at Rising Sun Distillery – Denver, CO

I’ve said it before and I’ll surely say it again: Open mics are ephemeral. What happens there—whether there is Seattle or Gainesville or New York City or Paducah—on any given night hasn’t happened before and won’t happen again. By showing up, to perform or to listen...
Bards & Brews – Birmingham, AL

Bards & Brews – Birmingham, AL

Remember when I said it can be hard, in some states, to find an open mic? Not so, Alabama. Because Alabama is home to Birmingham. And Birmingham is home to an event they call Bards & Brews. Hosted by the city’s clearly amazing public library system and held...