Open Mic Night


3rd Saturday of every month
7:00 - 9:00pm     $10 Cover


Come and enjoy a fun evening of entertainment!

  • 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 welcomed as well.
  • 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.
  • The monthly Open Mic Night is hosted by singer/pianist Kenneth Gartman. Each month will feature a different featured entertainer.
Raissa Katona Bennett

Raissa Katona Bennett: May's Featured Entertainer

RAISSA KATONA BENNETT (Featured Entertainer) Broadway: “Christine Daae” in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CHESS in concert. First National Tours: CATS, PARADE, The National Theatre of the Deaf’s A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES.  Off-Broadway includes “Mother Hawkins” in Air Supply’s Graham Russell’s DEVIL AND THE DEEP, and “Mother/Vanna” in WATER FROM THE MOON. In her hometown of Norwalk, she appeared as “Helen” in FUN HOME, “Truvy” in STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Music Theatre of CT. Recently she appeared as “Mrs. Potts” in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Summer Theatre of New Canaan and on TV’s “Law and Order SVU”. Concert & Headliner venues include:  Feinstein’s, Metropolitan Room, Iridium, Beechman, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Town Hall, 54 Below, Algonquin. Raissa is a MAC & BISTRO Award winning host/producer/creator of the non-profit concert series devoted to the “greening” of city spaces and has CD’s on LML Music Label at Amazon & iTunes.


Kenneth Gartman

Kenneth Gartman (Host/Pianist)

Theatre: Inner Voices III: Arlington (Off-Broadway); Bryan Putnam’s The ToyMaker (Eugene O’Neill Theater Conference, 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: 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