All Open Mike on Wednesday, July 26th

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All Open Mike, July 26, 2017

This month’s Outloud Open Mike Coffee House at The Beebe Estate in Melrose offers up an evening of All Open Mike to close out the Summer 2017 Outloud Season!

Sign up starts at 7:15pm — and then the All Open Mike performances and readings promptly begin at 7:30 and run to 9:30 p.m.

Each performer gets approximately 10 minutes to perform poetry, prose, music or other chosen form of expression.

Outloud fosters and maintains a nurturing, creative atmosphere that is both receptive and respectful to all performers and audience members alike.

Every month we meet up in The Beebe Estate’s first floor Art Exhibit Space at 235 West Foster in Melrose { visit beebeestate.com for more information about The Beebe Estate — doesn’t it look like it says ‘bee bee’? Too funny, right? }

Free parking is available on the grounds.

As previously mentioned, this month’s special installment of Outloud Open Mike @ The Beebe will be an All Open Mike evening — so come on out and read, play, sing or just say something out loud — ‘sGonna be fun ;]

Outloud meets on the fourth Wednesday evening of each month, except for the months of August and December.

There is no cover to attend or participate @ Outloud Open Mike, but donations are accepted and appreciated as our way to both support local charities and help cover our operational expenses.

Join our official Outloud Facebook Group for more details and information up at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/82957683556/

And feel free to visit the official Outloud Facebook Event Page for this July’s All Open Mike installment right here: https://www.facebook.com/events/121675238452640/

And, oh! We’re tweetin’ too! Check us out up on @outloudopenmike

All Open Mike on Wednesday, June 28th

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All Open Mike on Wednesday, June 28thThis month’s Outloud Open Mike Coffee House at The Beebe Estate in Melrose offers up an evening of All Open Mike for our June 28th installment of the series!

Sign up starts at 7:15pm — and then the All Open Mike performances and readings promptly begin at 7:30 and run to 9:30 p.m.

Each performer gets approximately 10 minutes to perform poetry, prose, music or other chosen form of expression.

Outloud fosters and maintains a nurturing, creative atmosphere that is both receptive and respectful to all performers and audience members alike.

Every month we meet up in The Beebe Estate’s first floor Art Exhibit Space at 235 West Foster in Melrose { visit beebeestate.com for more information about The Beebe Estate — doesn’t it look like it says ‘bee bee’? Too funny, right? }

Free parking is available on the grounds.

As previously mentioned, this month’s special installment of Outloud Open Mike @ The Beebe will be an All Open Mike evening — so come on out and read, play, sing or just say something out loud — ‘sGonna be fun ;] — Or come out to listen and watch and support the amazing talent that’s performing for the evening!

Outloud meets on the fourth Wednesday evening of each month, except for the months of August and December.

There is no cover to attend or participate @ Outloud Open Mike, but donations are accepted and appreciated as our way to both support local charities and help cover our operational expenses.

Join our official Outloud Facebook Group for more details and information up at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/82957683556/

And feel free to visit the official Outloud Facebook Event Page for this June’s All Open Mike installment right here: https://www.facebook.com/events/125739277920447/

And, oh! We’re tweetin’ too! Check us out up on @outloudopenmike

lou suSi Features @ Outloud on May 24

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lou suSi Features at Outloud Open Mike in May 2017

May’s Outloud Open Mike Coffeehouse for poetry, prose, and music features the nearly-cosmic and sometimes comic exuberance of lou suSi. As a performance artist and musician, lou embraces a variety of genres with his special touch of respectful irreverence.

This Wednesday lou premieres his latest opus collection of ‘Childrens’ Songs for Parents and Other Adults’ — so come on down and celebrate the ridiculous joys of being a parent with these supposedly timeless sing-along classics!

Our Open Mike sign up starts at 7:15pm — performances and readings run from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Each performer is allotted 10 minutes. Outloud’s creative and nurturing atmosphere is always receptive, warm and respectful.

There is no cover — however donations are accepted to cover event costs ( including refreshments ) and to support local charity organizations.

Outloud meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Beebe Estate’s art exhibit space at 235 West Foster, Melrose ( Go to beebeestate.com for more about The Beebe Estate ).

Parking available on grounds, behind the estate; entrance is at the back of the building.

More about Outloud out on the web
Keep in touch and get the latest Outloud updates at our Official Outloud Facebook Group
This month’s Outloud Facebook Event information’s right here
Also please go and follow us on Twitter

Kenan Cooper Features @ Outloud on April 26

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Kenan Cooper Features at Outloud Open Mike in April 2017

April’s Outloud Open Mike Coffeehouse for poetry, prose, and music features dynamic folk/rock singer/songwriter Kenan Cooper. Cooper’s spirited and melodic works highlight issues of the day, and of the heart, with humor and passion.

Our Open Mike sign up starts at 7:15pm — performances and readings run from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Each performer is allotted 10 minutes. Outloud’s creative and nurturing atmosphere is always receptive, warm and respectful.

There is no cover — however donations are accepted to cover event costs ( including refreshments ) and to support local charity organizations.

Outloud meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Beebe Estate’s art exhibit space at 235 West Foster, Melrose ( Go to beebeestate.com for more about The Beebe Estate ).

Parking available on grounds, behind the estate; entrance is at the back of the building.

More about Outloud out on the web:
Keep in touch and get the latest Outloud updates at our Official Outloud Facebook Group
This month’s Outloud Facebook Event information’s right here
Also please go and follow us on Twitter

Brian Nolan Features @ Outloud on March 22

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Brian Nolan @ Midway Cafe

March’s Outloud Open Mike Coffeehouse for poetry, prose, and music features talented local musician Brian Nolan. Brian’s original song works are elegantly composed, masterfully performed and lyrically thoughtful, poignant, humorous, imaginative.

Check out Brian Nolan on Soundcloud to get a sneak peek

Our Open Mike sign up starts at 7:15pm — performances and readings run from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Each performer is allotted 10 minutes. Outloud’s creative and nurturing atmosphere is always receptive, warm and respectful.

There is no cover — however donations are accepted to cover event costs ( including refreshments ) and to support local charity organizations.

Outloud meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Beebe Estate’s art exhibit space at 235 West Foster, Melrose ( Go to beebeestate.com for more about The Beebe Estate ).

Parking available on grounds, behind the estate; entrance is at the back of the building.

More about Outloud out on the web:
Keep in touch and get the latest Outloud updates at our Official Outloud Facebook Group
This month’s Outloud Facebook Event information’s right here
Also please go and follow us on Twitter

Lenny Solomon Features @ Outloud on February 22nd

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Lenny Solomon

February’s Outloud Open Mike Coffeehouse for poetry, prose, and music kicks off the New Year with accomplished musician Lenny Solomon. As an authentic Cambridge folk musician and area singer-songwriter — Solomon draws from a variety of compositional traditions, styles and rhythms while touching upon themes that are at once poignant, humorous, timely and pertinent.

Our Open Mike sign up starts at 7:15pm — performances and readings run from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Each performer is allotted 10 minutes. Outloud’s creative and nurturing atmosphere is always receptive, warm and respectful.

There is no cover — however donations are accepted to cover event costs ( including refreshments ) and to support local charity organizations.

Outloud meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Beebe Estate’s art exhibit space at 235 West Foster, Melrose ( Go to beebeestate.com for more about The Beebe Estate ).

Parking available on grounds, behind the estate; entrance is at the back of the building.

More about Outloud out on the web:
Read more about Lenny Solomon Band here on the Outloud website
Keep in touch and get the latest Outloud updates at our Official Outloud Facebook Group
This month’s Outloud Facebook Event information’s right here
Also please go and follow us on Twitter

John Sturm Features @ Outloud on January 25th

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2017 John Sturm, Orator

January’s Outloud Open Mike Coffeehouse for poetry, prose, and music kicks off the New Year with accomplished orator John Sturm.

Sturm’s repertoire of literary and pop culture material delivery includes wonderfully eclectic renditions that range all the way from Shakespeare and Cummings to Einstein and even Sinatra — offered with humor, intellectuality and a spirit of human pathos.

Our Open Mike sign up starts at 7:15pm — performances and readings run from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Each performer is allotted 10 minutes. Outloud’s creative and nurturing atmosphere is always receptive, warm and respectful.

There is no cover — however donations are accepted to cover event costs ( including refreshments ) and to support local charity organizations.

Outloud meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Beebe Estate’s art exhibit space at 235 West Foster, Melrose ( Go to beebeestate.com for more about The Beebe Estate ).

Parking available on grounds, behind the estate; entrance is at the back of the building.

More about Outloud out on the web:
Keep in touch and get the latest Outloud updates at our Official Outloud Facebook Group
This month’s Outloud Facebook Event information’s right here
Also please go and follow us on Twitter

All Open Mike on Wednesday, November 30th

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All Open Mike, November 30, 2016

This month’s Outloud Open Mike Coffee House at The Beebe Estate in Melrose offers up an evening of All Open Mike to start up our Autumn 2015 Open Mike Season!

Sign up starts at 7:15pm — and then the All Open Mike performances and readings promptly begin at 7:30 and run to 9:30 p.m.

Each performer gets approximately 10 minutes to perform poetry, prose, music or other chosen form of expression.

Outloud fosters and maintains a nurturing, creative atmosphere that is both receptive and respectful to all performers and audience members alike.

Every month we meet up in The Beebe Estate’s first floor Art Exhibit Space at 235 West Foster in Melrose { visit beebeestate.com for more information about The Beebe Estate — doesn’t it look like it says ‘bee bee’? Too funny, right? }

Free parking is available on the grounds.

As previously mentioned, this month’s special installment of Outloud Open Mike @ The Beebe will be an All Open Mike evening — so come on out and read, play, sing or just say something out loud — ‘sGonna be fun ;]

Outloud meets on the fourth Wednesday evening of each month, except for the months of August and December.

There is no cover to attend or participate @ Outloud Open Mike, but donations are accepted and appreciated as our way to both support local charities and help cover our operational expenses.

Join our official Outloud Facebook Group for more details and information up at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/82957683556/

And feel free to visit the official Outloud Facebook Event Page for this November’s All Open Mike installment right here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1137281576387866/

And, oh! We’re tweetin’ too! Check us out up on @outloudopenmike

Ric Amante Features @ Outloud on October 26th

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October’s Outloud Open Mike Coffeehouse for poetry, prose, and music features poet Ric Amante.

Author of ‘Digging In,’ Lawrence-born Amante founded Outloud Open Mike and was one of the major forces to establish the open mike scene in the Melrose area. His poetry has been described as both lyrical and meditative, expressing a working-man’s American journey, from cities of furnished rooms to reflections of rural Maine to flights of the human spirit.

Our Open Mike sign up starts at 7:15pm — performances and readings run from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Each performer is allotted 10 minutes. Outloud’s creative and nurturing atmosphere is always receptive, warm and respectful.

There is no cover; donations are accepted for costs ( including refreshments ) and local charity.

Outloud meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Beebe Estate’s art exhibit space at 235 West Foster, Melrose ( Go to beebeestate.com for more about The Beebe Estate ).

Parking available on grounds, behind the estate; entrance is at the back of the building.

More of Ric Amante on the web:
Read a review of Ric Amante’s book ‘Digging In’ on Eye On Life Magazine
Read Ric’s digital collection ‘Ferry Tales and Other Poems’ on Scriptor Press
Read a short selection of Ric’s poetry up on Boston.com

More about Outloud out on the web:
Keep in touch and get the latest Outloud updates at our Official Outloud Facebook Group
This month’s Outloud Facebook Event information’s right here
Also please go and follow us on Twitter

Kirsten and Dave @ Outloud on September 28th

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full_kddoorThis September’s Outloud Open Mike Coffeehouse for poetry, prose, and music features at the Beebe Estate features the distinctive and moving musical renditions of Kirsten and Dave. Now about to release their new CD, this versatile duo have distinguished themselves in many venues, and in their established CD’s Dreams that Just Can’t Let Go and Things You Learn.

Our Open Mike sign up starts at 7:15pm — performances and readings run from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Each performer is allotted 10 minutes. Outloud’s creative and nurturing atmosphere is always receptive, warm and respectful.

There is no cover; donations are accepted for costs ( including refreshments ) and local charity.

Outloud meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Beebe Estate’s art exhibit space at 235 West Foster, Melrose ( Go to beebeestate.com for more about The Beebe Estate ).

Parking available on grounds, behind the estate; entrance is at the back of the building.

Links to more information about Kirsten and Dave:
Go visit Kirsten and Dave’s website
Get updates and upcoming show info from Kirsten and Dave on their Facebook Page
Check out Dreams That Just Won’t Let Go on CD Baby
Also take a look at Things You Learn up on CD Baby
Read Kirsten and Dave’s Outloud frequent flyer bio

More about Outloud out on the web:
Keep in touch and get the latest Outloud updates at our Official Outloud Facebook Group
This month’s Outloud Facebook Event information’s right here
Also please go and follow us on Twitter