N.E.X.T. stands for NEW, EMERGING, XTRAORDINARY, TALENT- Join us for our 2018 SUMMER Talent competition at Shillelagh Tavern on 30th ave in Astoria. VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE ACT! (sign-up at 7:30) Show begins between 8 and 8:30 UNTIL 11PM.. Park Early or take the Q18 bus to 47Th st. FREE / 212+ with ID
Join the Astoria Bookshop for a Summer Open Mic. “We’re coming to the end of the summer, and as the heat (hopefully) subsides, we wind down and vacations end, we’d like to offer an open mic to close out the season!” Gather in the bookshop, bring something you’d like to share, or just come and support your fellow creatives.
All artists welcome: Poets, Spoken Word, Writers, Singers, Musicians, Dancers, Actors, Comics, Visual Artists.
If you are interested in participating in the Open Mic, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by August 14th to reserve a slot. Include a short explanation of what you intend to do, plus a time estimate of your reading/performance. The maximum amount of time we can offer is 10 minutes.
The N.E.X.T. HOT JAM! – an OPEN STAGE, New Orleans-style JAM SESSION -Sign up to play from a list of songs selected for the evening.
Bring your instruments and JAM OUT on three (15-20 minute) popular songs during a one-hour set. There will be THREE SETS FOR THE EVENING (sign-up for the 8pm set, 9pm set or 10pm set with an open IMPROV jam finalé ). Stand-up comedy slots in between set changes. THIS IS A CITY-WIDE INVITATION FOR ALL MUSICIANS TO COME AND JAM IN ASTORIA, QUEENS! FREE ADMISSION. Hosted by emcee James Avatar.
Drink Specials galore including $5 “Music Tribute” shots. 21+ w/I.D.
Got talent? Then bring your guitar/bass/keys/synth/horn/string/pop/rap/rock/reggae/vocals and yo ass to Queens! #LiveInAstoria #hotjam #jamsong #openstage