Wednesday Night Open Mic Hosted by Simply Sherri 9.11.19

Wednesday Night Open Mic Hosted by Simply Sherri 9.11.19

Date and Time

Sep 11, 2019 9:00 pm

Location

450K

450 K St NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20001

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Description:

A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Simply Sherri.

California born and Maryland raised, Simply Sherri started writing in 2001 and started reciting her work in 2008 in her poetic home of Baltimore. With topics ranging from love and relationships to depression and verbal abuse, her writing style is easy going and a reflection of her world.

Simply Sherri has spotlighted and featured in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington and Atlanta. In 2010 she released her debut poetry CD Liquefy. She released her first book “Love Simply” in 2015. She is the host of several poetry venues between Baltimore, MD & Washington, DC.

FEATURING: SCOTTY P. JAH WORKS

Long before he made a name for himself by traveling the world as a reggae singer, Scott Paynter got his start in music with a homemade toy guitar he built out of plywood and yarn. Growing up with four older brothers and parents who listened to a wide variety of tunes, Scott fell in love with music as a kid in the late 1970s and has been singing songs ever since.

Singing for other people and writing songs became a reality in 1991, when Scott and a few friends traveled to Belgium for a study abroad program in college. He and the guys began jamming, sometimes even skipping classes to jump on a train and play on the streets in cities throughout Europe.

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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. 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 a forfeiture of seats.

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