Christchurch Folk Music Club

Child and Youth Open Mic

22 September 2019

$2 entry for all, performers and supporters

Calling on YOUR talented & brave YoUTH & KiDS! KiDS OPEN MiC!!

Singers, Dancers, Comedians: Ready to Shine, we want to see your STUFF!

Get up on stage and show the world of our audience you’re a star! All kids are welcome to sign up for an 8 minute shot at fame and fortune – or at least become a Folk Club favourite. Sign up begins at 5:15pm and will be first come, first served.

Whether you want to sing, dance, play an instrument, or all of the above, you can do it in a stress-free, non-judgmental environment. Come be the star of the show!

Spots available on our stage, with professional sound technician; vocal and mics, Di’s, stage lighting and an attentive supportive audience.

Your opportunity to perform with all the professional sound equipment to support your performance to be its best.

Please pass it on! We would like it to be a great success so that we can do it regularly and encourage Christchurch’s young talent.

Previous Kids Open Mic pictures can be seen at: https://www.facebook.com/132568930133787/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1102511159806221

$2 entry for all, performers and supporters

Doors open 5.15pm Performance starts at 5.30pm through to 6.30pm

Doors open 7pm. Performance starts at 7.30pm, you will get a seat if you arrive close to 7pm.

VENUE: Irish Society Hall, 29 Domain Terrace, Spreydon The hall is situated up the long driveway, directly next to Domain Park, and there is plenty of well-lit off-street parking.

DOOR SALES CASH ONLY: Tea, coffee, biscuits and cake available during the break, also bar facilities for cold refreshments throughout the night, Eftpos available for purchases only, no cash-out facility. Please remember to bring your current Folk Club membership card as this is required for new club licensing.

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