Open Mic Night
3rd Saturday of the Month, 7:00-9:00 pm, $10 Cover
Doors open at 6:30 pm. Sign-up for those who wish to perform is from 6:30-6:55 pm. You must sign up by 6:55 to perform. Once the show starts we may not be able to accommodate additional performers. Bring music printed out in your key, and Kenneth will accompany you at the piano for your moment at the microphone. Comedians, poets, writers and musicians are all encouraged to perform!
Some snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. After the event, we will move the party to a nearby restaurant/bar for a special 2 for 1 drink offer.
Featured Entertainer: PATTY NIEMAN
Patty Nieman is a New York-based singer-actress whose NY credits include: Paranormative, The Awakening of Angel DeLuna, The Unusual Engagement of Chester Pringle and cabaret performances at 54 Below, Joe's Pub, the Laurie Beechman and The Metropolitan. Regional credits include Jane Austen’s Emma (Arizona Theatre Co.); The Guthrie Theater (Babes in Arms); the Ordway Center (Hot ‘n Cole, Anything Goes, A Little Night Music); The History Theatre (Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters); Illusion Theater (Tell Me on a Sunday, Vanishing Point, Two Weeks with the Queen); Vocal Essence (Most Happy Fella); North Star Opera (She Loves Me); and Theater Latté Da (Lost in Boston, Falsettos). In 2008, she created a one-woman musical, Secrets of the Little Yellow Diary, with composer Rob Hartmann for the Minnesota Fringe Festival. pattynieman.com
Kenneth Gartman (Host/Pianist) – Theatre: Singin' in the Rain (Summer Theatre of New Canaan); The White City (NMTC 2014); Broadcast (NMTC 2013); Inner Voices III: Arlington (Off-Broadway); Bryan Putnam’s The ToyMaker (Eugene O’Neill National Musical Theater Conference NMTC 2012); Zapata! The Musical (NYMF2012) and subsequent cast recording; Once Removed, a new musical with music by Graham Russell of Air Supply; Show Choir! the Musical (NYMF2010); The ToyMaker (NYMF2009) and subsequent cast recording; Trouble in Shameland (FringeNYC) and subsequent cast recording. Cabaret/Concerts: Rev. Yolanda’s Old Time Gospel Hour, Joshing Around, Unity Benefit Concerts, Concerts for City Greens, Cabaret Cares, The Salon Open Mic(Host/Co-Host), A Ballsy Christmas Open Mic (Host). Singer/Performer: 3 Decades in the Dark: Raissa & Kenneth Go to the Movies; Kenneth Gartman…Not Like the Other Cavemen (cabaret debut); National Tour of The Music Man; Side by Side by Sondheim; Simply Sondheim LIVE! (BBC Broadcast); and A New York Songbook: Way Off Broadway. For more information, visit www.KennethGartman.com