WTA’s Gateway will host the fourth round of the Open Mic Talent Night Competition on Thursday, March 28 at 7 pm. The prize for the winner will be a $50 cash prize and a chance to participate in the final competition in June. Winner of the final round will receive a contract for a paid-performance at WTA’s Gateway or the Wayne Theatre and a professional produced video for posting on websites and Facebook.
John Jones saw an ad promoting Open Mic Night at the WTA’s Gateway, and decided to make the drive over the Blue Ridge on a foggy night to sing a couple of tunes. He didn’t expect to be the winner of the inaugural competition opening Season Two of Open Mic Night.
The first Open Mic Talent Night of the season was intimate as usual with some new faces mixed with old. Speaking of old, one familiar act, The Early Dawn Drifters, debuted with a new member, Tyler, who took the crowd back to another place in time with his playing of the pedal steel guitar. My conversation with Tyler revealed that he’d been playing the instrument for only two years but had been playing the banjo for many more (I recollect 12 years).
The Open Mic Night has become a fixture on the fourth Thursday of the month at WTA’s Gateway. With the guidance of Lorie Strother, the Dreaded Blues Lady, the evening provides a showcase for seasoned and novice performers who want the opportunity to preview their works before a local audience. Comics, poets, and musicians of [...]
Lorie Strother will host WTA’s Open Mic Night for January. Open Mic Nights feature seasoned and novice performers who want the opportunity to preview their talents for a local audience. Shows are at 7 p.m. at WTA’s Gateway in downtown Waynesboro. Admission is pay-what-you-will. On the program are a range of performers from blues and [...]
Jack Roy will host the Wayne Theatre Alliance’s Open-Mic Night on Thursday, Dec. 22nd, at the Gateway Theatre. Open Mic Nights feature seasoned and novice performers who want the opportunity to preview their talents for a local audience. Shows are at 7 p.m. at WTA’s Gateway in Downtown Waynesboro. Admission is pay-what-you-will. Jack Roy is [...]
Starting in September, WTA’s Gateway will offer Open Mic Night with Lorie Strother: The Dreaded Blues Lady. The Open-Mic Night will take place on the fourth Thursday of the month. The performances begin at 7 pm. The first Open-Mic Night is scheduled for Sept. 22. Open Mic Nights will have a featured performer followed by [...]