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Open Mic Night

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pianist/Host: Kenneth Gartman
Featured Entertainer:  Patty Nieman
Cost: $10

Comedians, poets, writers and musicians are all welcome…and of course audience members! If you want Kenneth to accompany you at the piano, bring music printed out in your key.  All singers are encouraged to sing with live accompaniment.

Sign-up for those who wish to perform is from 6:30 (when the doors open) to 6:55 pm. There are a limited number of spots and they are on a first come, first served basis.   Many people are there at 6:30 when the doors open to sign up  

The evening is structured as a traditional open mic night with the Featured Entertainer doing a set in the middle of the evening.

We ask that you keep your material ‘family friendly’.
Some snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.

Buy 1 get 1 free next door at BANC House after the event. http://www.bjryans.com/banchouse/home.aspx?no_redirect=true

Patty Nieman is a New York-based singer-actress whose NY credits include: Paranormative, The Awakening of Angel DeLuna, The Unusual Engagement of Chester Pringle and cabaret performances at 54 Below, Joe’s Pub, the Laurie Beechman and The Metropolitan. Regional credits include Jane Austen’s Emma (Arizona Theatre Co.); The Guthrie Theater (Babes in Arms); the Ordway Center (Hot ‘n Cole, Anything Goes, A Little Night Music); The History Theatre (Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters); Illusion Theater (Tell Me on a Sunday, Vanishing Point, Two Weeks with the Queen); Vocal Essence (Most Happy Fella); North Star Opera (She Loves Me); and Theater Latté Da (Lost in Boston, Falsettos). In 2008, she created a one-woman musical,Secrets of the Little Yellow Diary, with composer Rob Hartmann for the Minnesota Fringe Festival. <a>pattynieman.com</a>

Kenneth Gartman (Host/Pianist) – Theatre: Singin’ in the Rain (Summer Theatre of New Canaan); The White City (NMTC 2014); Broadcast (NMTC 2013); Inner Voices III: Arlington (Off-Broadway); Bryan Putnam’s The ToyMaker (Eugene O’Neill National Musical Theater Conference NMTC 2012); Zapata! The Musical (NYMF2012) and subsequent cast recording; Once Removed, a new musical with music by Graham Russell of Air Supply; Show Choir! the Musical (NYMF2010); The ToyMaker (NYMF2009) and subsequent cast recording; Trouble in Shameland (FringeNYC) and subsequent cast recording. Cabaret/Concerts: Rev. Yolanda’s Old Time Gospel Hour, Joshing Around, Unity Benefit Concerts, Concerts for City Greens, Cabaret Cares, The Salon Open Mic(Host/Co-Host), A Ballsy Christmas Open Mic (Host).  Singer/Performer: 3 Decades in the Dark: Raissa & Kenneth Go to the Movies; Kenneth Gartman…Not Like the Other Cavemen (cabaret debut); National Tour of The Music Man; Side by Side by Sondheim; Simply Sondheim LIVE! (BBC Broadcast); and A New York Songbook: Way Off Broadway. For more information, visit http://www.KennethGartman.com


January 20
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Unity Center
3 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Norwalk, CT 06851 us
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