Winter Magic: Open Mic & Art Pop Up

Calling all (in alphabetical order) audio engineers, bands, comics, dancers, DJs, musicians, photographers, producers, rappers, singers, songwriters, spoken word poets, theatrical actors/actresses, and visual artists (did we forget anyone?):

Are you ready for some Winter Magic? The next open mic and art pop up is Thursday, December 18 from 3:30-6:30pm at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (see map). As always, it is an all-ages event open to the general public and guaranteed to be a great time!

For Performers:
– we provide stage, sound, lights, and backline including drums, bass, guitar amps, keyboards, and microphones
– feel free to bring instrumental tracks in any media format
– sign ups start at 3:00pm when doors open
– if you would like to pre-register, send an email to with a description of what kind of performance you will be doing and your technical needs
– you may arrive at the venue two hours before show time if you would like a soundcheck (if time permits)

For Visual Artists:
– we provide an open space to showcase your work
– visual artists are encouraged to bring their own installation materials with which to display work
– send an email to with a detailed description of your work and any installation questions or concerns
– you may arrive at the venue two hours before the event to load in your work and begin installation

Thanks to the Office of Arts & Culture for partnering on yet another Totem Star open mic and art pop up!