Headwaters Coffeehouse & Open Mic
Date and Time
Friday May 5, 2023
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT
April showers bring May music! Headwaters Open Mic and CoffeeHouse, a monthly community gathering, offers a friendly open mic opportunity and welcoming environment for folks to listen, perform, and mingle with fellow Open Mic attendees. Acoustofiddle will share the stage as the featured group of the evening. Sign-up for the Open Mic begins at 6:30 p.m. or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Held on the first Friday of most months, the Headwaters Open Mic and CoffeeHouse offers a welcoming and supportive community for musicians and spoken-word performers. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to sign up for a 10 to 15 minute set. Headwaters Open Mic and CoffeeHouse is a volunteer-led community event. You can contact John Henningsgaard at (218) 444-9845 for more information.
Headwaters Music & Arts, 519 Minnesota Ave. NW, in Bemidji
Admission is $3 per person or $7 for families
Coffee and treats are available for purchase courtesy of Apple Blossom Village in partnership with Starbucks.
Acoustofiddle is a duo formed of multi instrumentalists Jeff Menten and Paul Nye. Acoustofiddle is self described as “Funky Folk, Punky Polka, Cool Classical, Caffeinated Celtic, Grassy Blues and Gypsy Jazz.” Jeff plays violin and mandolin while Paul plays guitar, harmonica, banjo, and dobro and the two share lead on vocals. As lifelong musicians Paul and Jeff both have storied careers with their instruments including performing for a number of summers with the Akeley based, Woodtick Musical Theater Band. Jeff has played professionally for over three decades and taught string instruments to students of all ages. Over the course of his career Paul has toured nationally with numerous touring groups and released six recordings of original music. Together they perform a variety of originals and covers. You can join this acoustic duo for a slice of festive fun punctuated by musical mastery on May 5.