The Lure of an Open Microphone

Eric Reinhardt of Great Barrington sang and did master of ceremonies duty at The Barn at the Egremont Village Inn on Aug. 21. Photo by Robert Buccino

Up for a unique musical experience? Itching to sample the area’s wealth of musical talent? Got an urge to perform in public yourself? There’s no better place to indulge these whims than at an open microphone, or “open mic,” evening. They’re happening most weekday nights at local watering holes, restaurants , and meeting places (see listing below). They deliver a lot of fun for free or at very low cost. 

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