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Performer's Café

Open Mic Night at The HIVE

2023 Dates and Headliners

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January 25th @ 7:00 PM
Headliner Sean Bougie

Sean Bougie is a classical guitarist and musician located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He has played guitar for 20 years and specialises in 19th Century classical guitar repertoire. Sean has performed in various festivals and venues in Western Canada like the Saskatoon Fringe Festival and has taught music for StudioXII in Saskatoon for 10 years. He is nominated for Best Instrumental or Ambient Artist of the Year for the 2023 Saskatchewan Music Awards and is nominated for Instrumentalist of the Year for the 2023 Saskatchewan Indigenous Music Awards. Sean's music is sure to inspire the imagination and serenade the soul, so sit back and relax to the sounds of the classical guitar.

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February 29th @ 7:00 PM
Headliner Project 104

Project104’s Writing Collective is a group of high school youth who meet weekly to grow as writers. From ideation to publication, with laughter, tears, sandwiches, revisions, and edits, the team thrives on expanding its creative boundaries. Project 104 is made up
of authors, songwriters, poets, and spoken word artists. Team members have been published provincially and nationally, in Windscript and the Claremont Review

March 28th @ 7:00 PM
Headliner TBA
April 25th @ 7:00 PM
Headliner TBA
May 30th @ 7:00 PM
Headliner Kate Spencer



The Performers Café has been running for a number of years and is a free open mic at a local café in Moose Jaw for emerging and established artists. We feature ‘headliners’ who are intended to serve as mentors for aspiring musicians, writers, storytellers, etc.

 

The Performers Café provides local artists with a venue to showcase their talents while also allowing new artists to gain experience performing in front of an audience, and an opportunity to network with one another. It is a non-judgemental forum with the goal of encouraging the expression of creativity with no barriers due to age, gender, race, religion, artistic discipline, or sexual orientation.

If you would like to be considered to be a headliner for the next season, please send an example of your work to performerscafe@festivalofwords.com. 

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