Returning with a packed evening of poets, writers, musicians and singers Abbey Lane Open Mic flings its doors wide again to welcome; Black Pearl (Blues band from Armagh with some familar faces!), Seonaid Murray (Saxaphone) and Colin Hassard (International performance poet), from Holywood Roy Uprichard ( Camino de Santiago writer), and Ukulele Jam led by Elma McEneaney PLUS all our regular and new contributors to what is being called by one of Armagh's finest poets, David Braziel ''the best Open Mic '' .With such a PACKED evening start time will be 8.15pm and we'll go on to 11pm+ to accommodate all performers......COME EARLY COME PREPARED!
We, (Armagh Theatre Group)are actively seeking adults of all ages and acting experience to audition for parts in our next production in November.
We are reading Bernard Farrell's 'Bookworms' next Tues night 7.30pm in Abbey Lane Theatre, Armagh.
WE NEED YOU! Yes YOU!
Just to remind our supporters of OPEN MIC NIGHTS that we take a summer break in August but will be back with a great lineup in September.
So you want to show John Hewitt International Summer School and Armagh how wonderful a poet, singer, storyteller, writer, musician you really are. You have great material that you believe in!. Well this is your chance to shine and let your hair down after a week of invigorating conversations.
Abbey Lane Theatre hosts the above Open Mic Night each year in association with JHISS. Starting at 9pm on Friday 26th you can entertain in your own way for 5mins on stage under lights for a miserly £5 entrance. Nibbles and a glass of wine included for all who attend or also Bring Your Own Bottle.
. Please state if you wish to perform poetry/prose,stories/ music, song or AN Other. If you need a theme we'll loosely follow the School's theme this year of Diffiuities of Translations (or 'getting the wrong end of the stick').
For directions Google- Abbey Lane Theatre Armagh (5 minute walk from Marketplace Theatre) and come along when your events are finished.
Confirmation now through that Finbar Magee and Breige Quinn will be guesting at our June Open Mic on 28th. Both these great artist have entertained us royally in the past and our enthusastic audience will be privileged to have them appear again this month. Finbar is a well known singer songwriter of international fame, while Breige is one of the best fiddle players in the country. Along with our growing list of regular contributors this promises to be a great summer's night entertainment.
Rules and benefits; 5 mins on stage ( respectful material) songs,poetry, music,stories and yarns. We provide venue, equip,lights,audience,refreshments and nibbles. You provide entertainment and £5. Doors open 8pm BYOB and relax!