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!
Up date on tickets for IMPACT. All Performances are now sold out! Waiting list on Eventbrite is available for any returns and assess demand for possible future performances.
Chris Wright is from Bangor, Northern Ireland. His short fiction has featured in several publications such as Parentheses International Literary Arts Journal, The Wellington Street Review, Brave Voices Magazine, The Bangor Literary Journal, and Sirens Call. Recently, his work has been long-listed for Reflex Fiction’s International Flash Fiction Competition and has been performed on national radio and at the St Patrick’s Festival in Armagh. Chris is a Politics Graduate of Queens University, Belfast and is currently working on his second novel.
May 31st, last Friday. Doors open 8.00pm, BYO, £5 for 5mins on stage or just experience the tremendous talent that's at our doorstep. Writers, poets, singers, musicians and some downright lairs. Nibbles and refreshments served.