Special KARAOKE NYE Monday Night Open Mic 12.31.18

Special KARAOKE NYE Monday Night Open Mic 12.31.18

Date and Time

Dec 31, 2018 10:00 pm

Location

Brookland

625 Monroe St NE, Washington, District of Columbia, 20017

View Map

Buy Ticket

Description:

A Busboys and Poets event hosted this week by Dwayne B.

NYE Open Mic Night & KARAOKE

Join us for this specialty event, where we celebrate the coming of 2019 with a night of KARAOKE your best vocal renditions of hit songs new and old. Share a poem or share a song with us!

$100 PRIZE MONEY WILL BE GIVEN FOR BEST KARAOKE!

FREE CHAMPAGNE TOAST AT MIDNIGHT!!

Hosted by Dwayne B.

Dwayne B aka the “Crochet Kingpin” is a homegrown DC native poet, activist, break-dancer, and fashion designer. Dwayne has been known to write a pretty good haiku in his day which has lead to him win the Best Haiku Award at the 2011 National Underground Spoken-Word Poetry Awards (NUSPA), and his work to increase HIV awareness through the spoken-word community garnered recognition from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, BBCAmerica, the Discovery Channel, and the Washington Post. Ultimately his goal is to make the audience feel something, and he’s always met his goal! When not documenting his life through poetic meter, he can be found on the metro making scarves and hats, or singing karaoke.

*      *      *

For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices, and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and a different host every week. Expect to be moved, expect a packed house, expect the unexpected, but above all come with an open mind and ear.

$5 cover. Wristbands are available for purchase online at midnight and in the restaurant starting at 10:00 AM (cash only). No refunds. Ticket purchase limit of 4 per person. Guests must have their wristbands (tickets) on upon entering the event.

Seating is available on a first come, first seated basis. No saved or reserved seats are allowed. Failure to check in within 30 minutes of advertised start time may result in forfeiture of seats.

Play: Stupid Fucking Bird by Aaron Posner (Day 1)

Mar 23, 2019 8:00 pm

Play: Stupid Fucking Bird by Aaron Posner (Day 1)

Private Event | Takoma

Play: Stupid Fucking Bird by Aaron Posner (Day 1)

Play: Stupid Fucking Bird by Aaron Posner (Day 1)

Mar 23, 2019 8:00 pm

Private Event | Takoma

Play: Stupid Fucking Bird by Aaron Posner (Day 2)

Mar 24, 2019 5:00 pm

Play: Stupid Fucking Bird by Aaron Posner (Day 2)

Private Event | Takoma

Play: Stupid Fucking Bird by Aaron Posner (Day 2)

Play: Stupid Fucking Bird by Aaron Posner (Day 2)

Mar 24, 2019 5:00 pm

Private Event | Takoma

Al-Awda Presents Palestine Cultural Night Out 2019

Mar 24, 2019 8:30 pm

Al-Awda Presents Palestine Cultural Night Out 2019

Performance | 14th & V

Al-Awda Presents Palestine Cultural Night Out 2019

Al-Awda Presents Palestine Cultural Night Out 2019

Mar 24, 2019 8:30 pm

Performance | 14th & V

Rise + Rhyme: CULTURE QUEEN 3.25.19

Mar 25, 2019 9:30 am

Rise + Rhyme: CULTURE QUEEN 3.25.19

In House Series | Brookland

Rise + Rhyme: CULTURE QUEEN 3.25.19

Rise + Rhyme: CULTURE QUEEN 3.25.19

Mar 25, 2019 9:30 am

In House Series | Brookland