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East Bay Meeting House

Monday Night Poetry & Music (music, poetry)
Every Monday at 8pm

Hosted by Jim Lundy

160 East Bay St.
Charleston, SC
This is Charleston's longest running show of poetry and music. Now in our 13th year, it takes place every Monday barring major holidays. The show starts with a featured poet or, sometimes, musician who reads for 45 minutes. That reading is followed by open mic. Open mic participants have a 2 poem, 2 song, or 6 minute limit -- whichever comes first. Those wishing to read or perform at open mic must sign up before the feature starts. We host nationally known poets with books in print. If you would like to be the featured reader, please contact Jim Lundy at The ratio of poetry to music in the open mic is typically 3 to 1 and musicians are featured about 10 times per year. Musicians who would like to feature must perform only original music.

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  • Submitted by Jim Lundy
  • Last updated: September 8, 2015

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Dec 05
  • Monday, Dec 12
  • Monday, Dec 19
  • Monday, Dec 26
  • Monday, Jan 02

i am so excited to ind that there's an event like this going on in South Carolina… Thank you!
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Chosen (9/2015)
Is the open mic still going on?
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Lotus (7/2015)
Yes,Charleston's longest-running open mic is still running after all these years. Unless there's a major holiday on a Monday it is taking place.
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 Jim Lundy (7/2015)
i would like to do the open mic night.
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symone smalls (4/2015)
Please note that there will be no MNP&M this Monday, November 24th, 2014. We're taking the week off in honor of Thanksgiving. Please come to the show on December 1st for the feature band "High Beams."
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 Jim Lundy (11/2014)
There will be no open mic on Labor Day, September 1, 2014. Please join us again on September 8th.
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 Jim Lundy (9/2014)

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