Every Monday night We are the Music Makers open mic night that takes over The Beat coffeeshop in Downtown Las Vegas. Hosted by our good friend Diego, you’re guaranteed a wide cross section of the many music talents inhabiting our city. From tie-dye clad Hamlet rapping newbies to seasoned pros belting out covers of classic bluesy tunes there’s something for everyone, and all are welcome.
It’s pretty groovy. The coffee and grub aren’t half bad, either. If you’re of a particularly stoney mindset, give the Slap & Tickle sandwich a try; peanut butter & homemade jam with smoked bacon and pickled jalapeños on simple white bread. It’s an unholy medley of sweet, smokey, savoury and your forever tainted childhood.
Antho and I rolled out with our light show, 710 Visuals, illuminating the event’s proceedings. We had a lot of fun and the music was ever-so-delightfully coffee house chic, which means I felt like whipping out a sketchbook and doodling most of the evening. Next time, sketchy, next time.
We’re definitely going to be doing more of these in coming weeks!
I’m looking forward to it. ^_^
Have you ever been to an Open mic night?
Did you perform?
I don’t think I’d ever be brave enough ^^;;
Drawing is kind of a quiet, solitary thing, compared to music, isn’t it?
But then again, Bob Ross made a career on his happy little trees, so there is potential there.
Anyway…if you’re local, you should certainly give it a shot!
Everyone’s very friendly and accepting, so don’t be shy.
Hope you have a happy little day!
Thanks for stopping by!