Rostrum Records and Justin Strong are proud to present
Spirit Sessions, a new monthly live open mic and stage at Spirit Lodge. Now on the THIRD WEDNESDAY of the month. The goal of the night is provide a stage for artistic and social expression, while encouraging artists to hone their craft.
Poets, Vocalists, MCs, Musicians, Comedians....all are welcomed.
Rock with the band or without; NO PRERECORDED TRACKS.
*** The night will be broadcast Live and Recorded. By performing you are giving permission to use your audio/video to promote the night. Rostrum Records and Justin Strong will not own any of the footage ****
Live House Band - Paul Franchyze Keys Trio
Host - Jeremiah Davis
Feature Artist - Blak Rapp Madusa* (10:30p-10:50p)
Doors/Sign Up List 8p / Stage time 8:30p-12a
*** Update ****
For the first half of the night (8:30p-10p), there will be 10 slots. Each slot gets to do 2 pieces and/or 7 mins of stage time.
For the second half of the night (10:30p-12a), there will be 11 slots.
Each slot gets to do 1 piece and/or 4.5 mins of stage time.
Use your stage time to perform, save the autobiographies for bar talk while we're mingling after the open mic.
AFTER THE 21st SLOT, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE YOU WILL GET ON.
21+ MUST HAVE ID
Bring your 'A' Game. You never know who will be in the building or watching online.
*** Blak Rapp Madusa ****
(from the 1Hood website)
Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania- Mel box Carter, Also known as Blak Rapp M.A.D.U.S.A., emerges from those humble streets to take the conscious music movement by storm. Through spoken word and melodic lyricism this rapper, poet, activist and historian paints a vivid picture of her culture via social and political justice interwoven with spiritual inspiration.With a degree in Africana Studies from the University of Pittsburgh, M.A.D.U.S.A., whose name is an acronym for "Making A Difference Using Skills and Activism", uses her vast knowledge and experiences to relate to the masses.