Doors open and sign-up begins at 6:15 p.m. Performers are encouraged to sign up before 6:40 p.m. as slots fill quickly. The Center will be closed between 5:00 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. Volunteers and staff that are running the event are the only persons that will be permitted inside of the Center at this time.
Performers appear on stage on a first-come, first on-stage basis, with management reserving the right to move performances to best showcase the talent. Each performer will have approximately 5 minutes on the stage. Due to time constraints, drum kits will not be allowed at Open Mic Night, and prerecorded music is not permitted. Drummers are encouraged to use congas or a cahon for this event.
Special requests must be made with the Sound Technician in advance during the sign-up period and are subject to approval.
First Wednesday of Every Month
The Blueburg Café offers “Plug and Play” Open Mic nights on the first Wednesday of each month, showcasing musicians, singers, poets, dancers, comedians and story-tellers. Amplification and microphones are provided. All ages are welcome! Open Mic begins at 7:00 pm and continues until approximately 9:00 pm. $2 donation qualifies you for door prize entry!
The Café’s full bar offers drink specials, beer, wine, soft drinks including Sprecher soda. Complimentary coffee is provided courtesy of Starbucks® of Cedarburg.
Songburg Writers' Circle
Third Wednesday of Every Month @ 7pm
Participate in monthly sessions to share, encourage and learn from fellow songwriters in a supportive environment. Bring your instrument and your latest work. Please enter from the CCC parking lot through the Education Center door.
The Blueburg Café is part of the Cedarburg Cultural Center's Talent Incubator which offers an array of resources including the Songburg Café, seminars and classes designed to foster professional development for visual and performing artists, as well as a creative outlet with exhibition space and the stage of the Blueburg.