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Open Mic Coffee House for Teen Musicians and Poets

by Ruthann Baler

"The Coffee House" is collaborative among Holliston School for Performing Arts, Strike a Chord Concerts for Charity, and Ben Speaks 

Holliston, Mass. - Nov. 10, 2011 -
Teen musicians and poets are invited to

participate in the second Coffee House at the Holliston School for

Performing Arts (HSPA), 1657 Washington Street, 3A (behind the Holliston

Post Office) on Friday, November 18, from 7 to 10 p.m.  Performers are welcome

to arrive at 6 p.m. to begin signing up.   Admission is $5, which covers



"The first Coffeehouse went really well and we are excited to continue

getting the word out there and seeing new faces in our open mic community,"

said HSPA owner Chris Roberts.  "We are inviting teens from all towns to

come and share their music and poetry and to practice their performance

skills in a friendly environment."


The HSPA provides the sound system, drum kit, microphones, amplifiers, and

piano. Performers are invited to bring their guitars or other instruments

and share one song or poem. Musicians and poets are asked to prepare a piece

that is no longer than five minutes so that everyone has an opportunity to

be on stage.  Solo performers, collaborations, and band performances are all


For more information about The Coffee House, call 508-429-HSPA.

About The Holliston School for Performing Arts  

The HSPA specializes in the education of music, theater, and dance, and

provides a full list of course offerings taught by experienced

professionals. Visit or its Facebook page.