Open Mic Nights

General Admission is $10, Performers $5: Tickets sold at the door
at the new interim theater* at the MMAS Arts Center at Great Woods,
888 South Main Street, Mansfield (opposite the Xfinity Center)

Next Up:

Saturday, December 16, 2017 – Featured Artist: Arlene Coccia

Arlene brings the theme “holiday traditions and memories” to life with humor and wit in both song and storytelling.

Theme: Holiday Traditions and Memories


Future Dates:

  • Saturday, January 20, 2018

Featured Performers:  Dave & Doreen Rolince

This fun and talented husband and wife duo have been creativity bringing the “theme” concept to life for several years.

Theme: Beginnings and Endings

  • Saturday, February 17, 2018

Featured Performers: Sweet Wednesday
The two Singer/songwriters, Lisa Housman and Dave Falk, make an exciting Duo… Their folk/rock style has been compared to Bob Dylan and Woodie Guthrie…

Theme: The Long and Winding Road – Songs or poems about travel or far away places

  • Saturday, March 17, 2018

Featured Performers: Moonflawed

A South Shore-based duo, Moonflawed blends the storytelling traditions of folk with modern progressive elements to create music both dark and nostalgic.

Theme: The Art of the Story – Music or poetry that tells a story

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018 (at MMAS Black Box Theater, 3777 N. Main St, Mansfield)

Featured Performer:  Looking for Mary

Looking For Mary combines the bass guitar of Paul Kendrew and the acoustic guitar of Pete Maricle with soulful harmonies to create a distinctive blend of acoustic blues, rock and folk. This acoustic duo plays innovative original compositions and puts a unique twist on some popular and lesser-known cover tunes.

Theme: What’s in a Name? Mary – any song or poem containing the name or written by someone named Mary.

 

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 (tentative)

Announcing Bob Davidson as co-host of the MMAS Open Mic Series.  Singer, acoustic guitarist and storyteller, Bob has been a staple of the MMAS open mic since its inception in 2010.  He’s a consummate “theme” player who thoughtfully prepares for every performance.  With his gentle style and wit, Bob always makes us smile.

The 2017-2018 MMAS Open Mic Series will continue through May on the third Saturday of every month at 7PM at the new interim theater* at the
MMAS Arts Center at Great Woods, 888 South Main Street, Mansfield (opposite the Xfinity Center). (Note: April Open Mic will be at 377 N. Main St.)

Same format, new location.

*The existing Black Box Theater and Morini Gallery is still in full operation at its 377 North Main Street location. MMAS is using the new arts center for special events and for its greatly expanded MMAS Academy. The academy offers a full range of theater and dance classes for children and adults.

 


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