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Thursday nights are Open Stage Night from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. $5 admission. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Order of play determined by order of arrival. One song per rotation.
Many wonderful musicians have shared their music on the Fiddler's Dream stage over the years. Our open stage began in 1996! Our Open Mic Night is an Open Stage Night, as we are completely acoustic, so there aren't any mics... just a whole lot of good music, and an appreciative audience!
We’ve made a few changes in the New Year, hoping to improve the experience for our performers and our audience! Doors open at 6:00 pm, and we start playing at 6:30 pm. If you arrive by 6:30 pm, you will be in the first rotation. If you arrive after 6:30 pm, you will be added to the list under the red line, and play in the second round / rotation. We do a one-song rotation and a time limit of no more than 4 minutes per turn. Stick around, everybody plays!
Play your turn - there are no substitutions or giving your turn to another performer. Give the performer their turn: unless you are invited to play with the performer, please don’t play-along with your instrument. Join the audience and listen! And please don’t play music outside, except to tune your instrument or quietly warm up a bit. Since we are all acoustic, sound does carry inside!
We discourage the use of cell phones in the performance area. Please turn them off or set to "vibrate". Please do not audio or video record a performer without their permission. Additional information is here.
Admission is $5. Thank you for having fun with us!
Friday February 15 ~ Hasan Ismail ~ Denise Ingberg ~
8:00 pm, Hasan Ismail is an Independent Lebanese Musician based in Phoenix. Avant-gardist, Sufi, playing Classical music; a mystical experience.
8:55 pm, Denise Ingberg on piano, with original compositions.
Admission tonight is $8. Doors open at 7:15 pm, and the music starts at 8:00 pm. Remember that we are cash only right now!
Saturday February 16 ~ Brian McLellan ~ Glen Gardner ~
8:00 pm, Brian McLellan, singer and songwriter starting out our evening with originals and interpretations of some of your favorite songs.
9:15 pm, Glen Gardner describes his music as mostly "hippie" stuff. My show is called "Fit to be Tie-Dyed." Native of Boston and more recently Iowa, Glen spent 35 years with a touring band, "Jif and the Choosy Mothers.” He is now doing the solo thing after landing in Arizona in January and doing his first set at Fidd’s!
Come join us on this holiday weekend! We’re doing a special reduced admission of $6, and our usual coffee and soft drinks and yummy cookies will be available for purchase!
Admission tonight is $6. Doors open at 7:15 pm.
Mark your calendar for these upcoming special events. Check our Facebook page for details.
Tuesday February 26 ~ An Evening of Bluegrass and Gospel Music with Monroe Crossing! ~ (Advance tickets available https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4064106 )
Friday March 1 ~ The New Folksters ~
Friday March 8 ~ Pamela Jean ~
Saturday March 9 ~ Phoenix - Celtic Harps with Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter ~ (Advance tickets available https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4057043 )
Saturday March 16 ~ Paul Carroll ~ Begged and Borrowed ~
Friday March 29 ~ Nick and Luke ~ Don Armstrong ~
Friday May 10 ~ Jack WIlliams Concert Evening ~ (Advance tickets available https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4058149 )
Fiddler's Dream is located one block north of Glendale Avenue on 17th Street, on the Southeast corner of 17th Street and Cactus WREN. Use the newly opened Sprouts grocery at 16th Street and Glendale as a landmark - we are one block further East on Glendale, and when you reach 17th Street turn North and go one block to Cactus Wren. 1702 East Glendale Ave, Phoenix, AZ, 85020 is the street address to plug into your map app.