Tonight at Black Sheep: Open Mic + FLQ (Canada)

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Welcome to a rainy glooming Sunday – tonight we are hosting an open mic at Black Sheep, as well as having a band from across the Canadian border come play. It’s the only event we have had lined up this weekend so be sure to come out! There are plenty of open slots for the open mic as well. Here is what we are looking at:

10:15-10:30 – (open)
10:00-10:15 – (open)
9:45-10:00 – (open)
9:30-9:45 – (open)
8:45-9:30 – *FLQ*
8:30-8:45 – Hannah Songer
8:15-8:30 – (open)
8:00-8:15 – Kate Ridge
7:45-8:00 – Angie Tonucci
7:30-7:45 – Kristin Walker
7:15-7:30 – (open)
7:00-7:15 – (open)

Check out FLQ from Toronto’s music streaming on the player below (playing tonight right at 8:45). If you would like to claim one of the 15 minute open slots, post in the facebook event or just come out to the open mic! Things will start at 7:00 and go until 10:30 tonight.

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November 5th at Black Sheep: Open Mic + FLQ (Canada)

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It is time for the next open mic night at Black Sheep – we are planning our next one exactly one week from today on Sunday, November 5th. This open mic will be a little bit different as well because we have a touring act on board and that is the band FLQ from Toronto. Stream some of their music on the player below to find out what they are all about. FLQ will go on right in the middle of the open mic. We have a few slots taken, and plenty left open. Here is what the schedule is looking like as of right now:

10:15-10:30 – (open)
10:00-10:15 – (open)
9:45-10:00 – (open)
9:30-9:45 – (open)
8:45-9:30 – *FLQ*
8:30-8:45 – Hannah Songer
8:15-8:30 – (open)
8:00-8:15 – Kate Ridge
7:45-8:00 – (open)
7:30-7:45 – Kristin Walker
7:15-7:30 – Whitney Devine
7:00-7:15 – (open)
If you would like to claim a 15 minute slot, go ahead and post in the facebook event or send us an email to blacksheepspringfield@gmail.com! Admission for this show is sliding scale $1-5. Also 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 Tonight

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Yes, how amazing. The only thing we have going on this weekend in Southtown is tonight! And that’s an open mic taking place at Dumb Records, starting at 6:45. We have a pretty full schedule lined up with three remaining open slots to be claimed by anyone who shows up in the store tonight:

10:15-10:30 Pretend I’m Not There
9:45-10:15 (open, to be claimed at the show)
9:30-9:45 Chance Knight
9:15-9:30 New Hart
9:00-9:15 Hannah Songer
8:45-9:00 (open, to be claimed at the show)
8:30-8:45 Eric Marvel
8:15-8:30 Nighthawk
8:00-8:15 AJ Francis
7:45-8:00 Nefarious Cloud
7:30-7:45 Kristin Walker
7:15-7:30 Marquice YQ Barbour
7:00-7:15 (open, to be claimed at the show)
6:45-7:00 The Southtown Omni-Rhythms

Find a facebook event for that one right here. Things will kick off right at 6:45, and the event is free. We will have a donation jar set up for The Black Sheep in the store. Also everything for sale is 20% off! Nice. Check out our shows page for a better look at what else is coming up this fall right here.

August 27th: Open Mic at Dumb Records

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It seems like we haven’t really been able to get an open mic squeezed into our busy schedule at Black Sheep this summer – now that things are clearing up at the end of August we are going to be able to fit one in on Sunday, August 27th in about ten days. The Dumb Records open mic of course is open to all different types of performers- from poetry and spoken word to music to magic acts. To claim a 15 minute slot, check out the facebook event right here, email us at blacksheepspringfield@gmail.com, or just show up to the event and you will be fine!

The open mic starts at 7:00 pm and goes until 10:00 pm. Dumb Records is located at 1107 South Grand Ave. East. There’s also a 25% off sale for all items going on during the event! Check out a facebook event again for this one right here. Also be sure to check out our shows page for a look at everything coming up in Southtown this summer/fall.

Black Sheep Open Mic Tonight

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Hey guess what! We just had an incredibly successful Record Store Day at Dumb Records yesterday and we are ready to keep things rolling in Southtown with this open mic happening inside Black Sheep tonight. The open mic will be going from 7-10pm and we don’t really have any open slots open right now, but if you would like to perform still come out and we will see if we can work something out! Here’s what we have lined up:

9:45 – 10:00 Bernie Flesch
9:30 – 9:45 Keller Carter Walsh Jazz Trio
9:15 – 9:30 Keegan Otwell
9:00 – 9:15 Logan Welliver
8:45 – 9:00 Nefarious Cloud
8:30 – 8:45 Austin Connelly
8:15 – 8:30 Kiki Walker
8:00 – 8:15 The Little Death
7:45 – 8:00 Archie
7:30 – 7:45 NYR (spoken word)
7:15 – 7:30 Cadclown aka Bomb Jr.
7:00 – 7:15 Bring on the Fall

Nice. We’ll be taking donations of anywhere from $1-5 at the door for Black Sheep. Also everything inside Dumb Records is 20% off during the event. Check out a facebook event for this one right here. Also check our shows page for a list of what else is coming up in Black Sheep this spring and summer.

Black Sheep Open Mic April 23rd

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You ready to hear about the next open mic that’s taking place at Black Sheep? This one is happening a week from Sunday on Sunday, April 23rd right after Record Store Day. It’s sure to be a great time. As usual, our open mics are made up of 15 minute slots to be claimed ahead of time or also the day of the show. If you see a slot you would like to take, just post in the facebook event or email us at blacksheepspringfield@gmail.com. Let’s take a look at the schedule as of right now:

9:45 – 10:00 (open)
9:30 – 9:45 (open)
9:15 – 9:30 (open)
9:00 – 9:15 (open)
8:45 – 9:00 Nefarious Cloud
8:30 – 8:45 Austin Connelly
8:15 – 8:30 Kiki Walker
8:00 – 8:15 The Little Death
7:45 – 8:00 (open)
7:30 – 7:45 (open)
7:15 – 7:30 (open)
7:00 – 7:15 (open)

Plenty of open slots! For this we just ask for suggested donations of $1-5 at the door. Also Dumb Records will be having a 15% off sale for everything in the store. Check out a facebook event for the open mic right here, also check out our shows page for a look at everything else coming up at Black Sheep this spring.

Dumb Records Open Mic Tonight

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Would you look at that, our second ever open mic night to take place inside of Dumb Records is happening tonight! The lineup for it is stacked to the brim too- and features a wide variety of bands, solo performers, and even a film premier. That’s right. Let’s take a look at the lineup which starts at 7:00 pm:

9:45-10:00 – Nighthawk’s DEBUT feature film
9:30-9:45 – Rashann J Ford
9:15-9:30 – Keller Carter Walsh Trio
9:00-9:15 – Bradford Walsh
8:45-9:00 – Bernie Flesch
8:30-8:45 – Opposite Good
8:15-8:30 – (open)
8:00-8:15 – Ian Winterbauer
7:45-8:00 – Savv Sativa
7:30-7:45 – Eric Marvel
7:15-7:30 – Relativity
7:00-7:15 – Relativity

There you have it! 11 performances crammed into one night. If you would still like to perform on this open mic we encourage you to come out and talk to us- chances are one or two acts will drop from the lineup and we will make things work out.

Things start at the record store (1107 South Grand Ave East) tonight at 7:00 pm. There is also a 20% discount off of everything in the store during the open mic. The event itself of course is free. Check out a facebook event right here. Also check out our shows page for a list of everything coming up in Southtown right here.