BFUU Open Mic
BFUU is proud to host a Community Open Mic Night the second Friday of each month.
Fellowship Hall - 1924 Cedar St (at Bonita Ave) - Wheelchair AccessibleNote to Musicians/Performers: Sign-up begins at 6:30 pm
Shawn Dohring, Featured Performer
Vic Sadot, This Month's Host
Vic Sadot is a singer-songwriter in the “Broadside Balladeer” tradition of Phil Ochs and Woody Guthrie. He fronted a folk-rock band called Crazy Planet and a Cajun/Zydeco band called Planete Folle. Since arriving in Berkeley in 2008, Vic has been writing new songs and making a lot of music videos. The latest videos are “Courage To Resist” for Bradley Manning, “Oh What A Day” to celebrate the Occupy Wall Street, 911 Truth & Anti-War movements, “Selling Futures” & “In the Harbor of Love."
Sign-up for performers begins at 6:30 pm.
First come, first choice of 10-minute slots, available all evening or until the slots fill up.
Suggested donations of $5 – $10 help BFUU cover expenses. No one is turned away for lack of funds! Volunteers appreciated.
Food and drinks are available for a small donation.
Join the BFUU Monthly Open Mic Team! Learn "How It Works."
Boundless Gratitude (Hassaun Ali Jones-Bey)
|Ben Meyers||Clyde Leland||Lauren Renée Hotchkiss|
July 2012: Gary Wade (and Hali Hammer)
June 2012: Eliot Kenin (and Clyde Leland)
May 2012: Elsinar (and Boundless Gratitude)
April 2012: Francis Collins (and Vic Sadot)
March 2012: Lisa Maren Stein (and Lauren Renée Hotchkiss)
February 2012: Randy Berge (and Hali Hammer)
January 2012: Sarah Seeds (and Cynthia Johnson)
December 2011: Lauren Renée Hotchkiss (and Boundless Gratitude)
November 2011: Kat White (and Vic Sadot)
October 2011: robert temple (and Ben Meyers)
September 2011: Bernie Gilbert (and Hali Hammer)
August 2011: Nancy Schimmel (and Boundless Gratitude)
July 2011: Boundless Gratitude (and Clyde Leland)
June 2011: Susan Mashiyama (and Vic Sadot)
May 2011: Alan Smithline (and Hali Hammer)
April 2011: Musical Mission of Peace (and Ben Meyers)
March 2011: Carol Denney (and Boundless Gratitude)
February 2011: Dave Welsh (and Hali Hammer)
January 2011: Eliot Kenin (and Vic Sadot)
December 2010: Cricket Johnson (and Ben Meyers)
November 2010: Pat Nevins (and Vic Sadot)
October 2010: Bass Culture Trio (and Vic Sadot)
September 2010: Happenstance (and Hali Hammer)
August 2010: Winston Montgomery (and Clyde Leland)
July 2010: "Trevor" Michael Fletcher (and Vic Sadot)
June 2010: Mr. Andrew (and Girl named T)
May 2010: Khadejha (and Hali Hammer)
April 2010: Tank Half Full (and Vic Sadot)
March 2010: Emily Stein (and Girl Named T)
February 2010: Girl Named T (and Hali Hammer)
Previous open mic performing artists include:
Country Joe, Josh Gallup, Josie Gallup, Holly Harwood, Mike Lendenney, Eric on violin, Carolyn Scarr, Mike Leslie, Pam Wilson, George Johnson, Belinda & Saundra, JJ and George, Steve Stahl, Wendy Bartlett, Frances Hillyard, Molly Thomas, Tulley, Steve Munoz, Winston Montgomery, Kevin, Ken Hammond, Joey from Hawaii, Dan Cunningham, Diane Amar, Saffell, JJ Jenkins, Ava Bird, Dennis, Jeremy Lyon, Steven Troxler, Alex Stein, Strumming for Vets, Ron D., Elmer Pudd, Plane Floyd, Gregg, Ron Greenstein, Spirit Flute, Roger, Peace Monkeys (Lorraine Lerman & Clyde Leland), Hobbyhorse, Mary Dewey-Wagner, Marvino, Boonduck, Dada, Bud Miles, Terri Compost, Grace Wood, Evie McKnight, Wobbly Woman, Zach Sorgen, Bud Miles, Hank Goode, Kat & Alex, John & Dave, Gregg, Aerin Monroe, Anthony Bello, and Rob Sherman.
Sponsored by the BFUU Social Justice Committee. Special appreciation to Gail Penso and David, Michael Harris, Cynthia Johnson, and our rotating hosts for their support in making each month a memorable event.
We welcome your volunteer time and energy and any donations to support live music amid social justice.