December 16th at Black Sheep: Open Mic + Gift Exchange

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We have another something special lined up on Sunday, December 16th! This one is going to be the last ever open mic we hold in the current space that is Black Sheep, so we want to make it a special holiday time. We are holding a gift exchange in addition to an open mic. For the gift exchange – if you want to participate – you bring a wrapped gift (can be anything, as long as it’s wrapped) – we will form a pile of these gifts on the stage – and at the end of the night everyone takes a different gift and opens it! Surprise! Great!

For the actual open mic, we have plenty of open slots! Post in the facebook event to claim any open 15 minute slot:

10:15-10:30 – *spot reserved for anyone to claim at show*
10:00-10:15 – (open)
9:45-10:00 – *spot reserved for anyone to claim at show*
9:30-9:45 – (open)
9:15-9:30 – (open)
9:00-9:15 – (open)
8:45-9:00 – *spot reserved for anyone to claim at show*
8:30-8:45 – Pureheart
8:15-8:30 – (open)
8:00-8:15 – (open)
7:45-8:00 – (open)
7:30-7:45 – Emasculate Regression
7:15-7:30 – (open)
7:00-7:15 – (open)

As you can see, things start at 7:00 pm and go until 10:30 pm (we will be opening presents right around then). P.S. if you don’t have money, you can still make something and wrap it up, or just pick one of your belongings at home and bring it wrapped up! For fun! We are asking for $1-5 donations at this show to go to us and our big move. Find a facebook event for this right here. Also check out our shows page.

Oh! We should also mention that this day will also be the last one open for Dumb Records! (The 16th of December, that is). The store closes at 9:00pm that night. Be sure to stop by the store at some point!

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Tonight at Black Sheep: Alchemist Review (UIS) Presents Open Mic Night

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What’s this? There’s something a little bit different going on at Black Sheep tonight! It’s an open mic night – but this one is not in fact your typical open mic night that we usually hold at Black Sheep or Dumb – this one is being organized by UIS group The Alchemist Review. We welcome any UIS or LLCC groups organizing events in our space! How great! This open mic is being formatted a little bit differently – time slots are only five minutes and it looks like they are going rapid fire from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm and the group welcomes poets, song writers, short skits, and more. We have a feeling time slots might even all be filled up, but you can email alchemistreview@gmail.com to inquire more.

This starts at Black Sheep tonight at 7:00 pm. We think it’s free? Find a facebook event for this one right here. Also check out our shows page for a look at what else is coming up in the near future.

November 5th (Monday) at Black Sheep: Alchemist Review Presents Open Mic Night

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What’s this? In the string of shows we are currently in (it is looking like six shows in a seven day time period including one show at the CFP, the one off-night in that streak with no shows is tonight)- on Monday, November 5th we have an Open Mic Night happening at Black Sheep. This one is not in fact your typical open mic night that we usually hold at Black Sheep or Dumb – this one is being organized by UIS group The Alchemist Review. We welcome any UIS or LLCC groups organizing events in our space! How great! This open mic is being formatted a little bit differently – time slots are only five minutes and it looks like they are going rapid fire from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm and the group welcomes poets, song writers, short skits, and more. We have a feeling time slots might even all be filled up, but you can email alchemistreview@gmail.com to inquire more.

This starts at Black Sheep this upcoming Monday at 7:00 pm. We think it’s free? Find a facebook event for this one right here. Also check out our shows page for a look at what else is coming up in the near future.

Dumb Records Open Mic Tonight

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It’s cold outside! And welcome to another weekend – we’ve got an open mic lined up tonight at Dumb Records tonight and then a show going on tomorrow night at Black Sheep. There are plenty of slots still open for our open mic going on tonight. Slot times are 15 minutes, and to claim them just post in the facebook event or show up to the open mic early to claim them. Here’s what we have on the schedule as of right now:

10:15 – (open)
10:00 – (open)
9:45 – Nina Davis
9:30 – Lucy Nora
9:15 – Nick DeMarco
9:00 – Matt LaMarca
8:45 – (open)
8:30 – Trellblazzer
8:15 – (open)
8:00 – Adam Maletich
7:45 – Robert Alexander
7:30 – (open)
7:15 – (open)
7:00 – (open)

All of that starts at 7:00 – (although we don’t have anyone signed up until 7:45 right now). We are asking for $1-5 donations for Black Sheep. Find a facebook event for the open mic right here. Also be sure to check out our shows page for a look at what else is coming up at Black Sheep in the next few months.

Dumb Records Open Mic Night on October 13th

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When’s the next Open Mic Night that we are setting up? It’s going to be in just under two weeks – on Saturday, October 13th at Dumb Records. It’s been a minute since we’ve had an open mic inside the store! This one is the usual drill – there are 15 minute slots; to claim them you can either post in the facebook event, email us at blacksheepspringfield@gmail.com, or if you show up to the show early to claim a slot we will be sure to have a few slots on hold for anyone to claim in person. Right now all of the slots from 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm are open!

The open mic starts at 7:00 pm at Dumb Records (1107 South Grand Ave. East). Check out the facebook event right here. Everything inside Dumb Records will also be 25% off, (which is a sale we do for every show now). Check out what else is coming up at Black Sheep on our shows page right here.

 

Black Sheep Open Mic Tonight

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The only thing we have lined up this weekend is happening tonight and that’s a Black Sheep Open Mic – it’s been a minute since we’ve actually held an open mic inside Black Sheep. There are still a few open fifteen minute slots available on this open mic – a lot of them at the very start, so show up early if you would like to perform! Here is what the schedule is looking like right now:

10:15-10:30 (open)
10:00-10:15 (open)
9:45-10:00 (open)
9:30-9:45 – Aerial Fabish
9:15-9:30 – Imaginary Colours
9:00-9:15 – Nefarious Cloud
8:45-9:00 – Sydney Lynne
8:30-8:45 – Lucy Nora
8:15-8:30 – Hood Pastor
8:00-8:15 – Brandon Austin
7:45-8:00 – Kristin Walker
7:30-7:45 (open)
7:15-7:30 (open)
7:00-7:15 (open)

If you are looking to perform, post what time slot you would like in our facebook event page, or show up early to claim a slot. Things kick off at 7:00 pm, and admission is suggested donations of $1 to $5.

Open Mic Tonight at Dumb Records

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Tonight it’s the next Open Mic night happening inside Dumb Records! We have a pretty full schedule lined up tonight, and we also encourage anyone looking to perform to come out as well and we can get something worked out. The open mic is going from 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm. Here’s what we have lined up:

10:15-10:30 (open)
10:00-10:15 (open)
9:45-10:00 Cheryl Buccanan
9:30-9:45 Matt LaMarca
9:15-9:30 Ted Keylon
9:00-9:15 Dennis Z Chavours
8:45-9:00 Michael Hart
8:30-8:45 Sydney Lynne
8:15-8:30 – Lucy Nora
8:00-8:15 – August Francis
7:45-8:00 – Kristin Walker
7:30-7:45 Emasculate Regression
7:15-7:30 Foam Fingers / Emasculate Regression
7:00-7:15 Foam Fingers

Also enjoy a 30% sale off everything in the record store. This event is free, we will be taking donations for Dumb Records and Black Sheep. Find a facebook event for this one right here. Also check out our shows page for a list of other stuff coming up at Black Sheep this spring.