Open Mic Night with host Down By The Docks

Thursday, Apr. 11 | 8:00pm ET (7:00pm CT)

JazzOpen Mic

Down by the Docks comprises, literally, "Generations of Jazz", with 22 talented musicians from 16 to 70+ years joining to perform everything from 1940's big band, to 70's and 80's rock, to some of today's most popular hits. Known as our  "Bamily" (band family) this group has a chemistry and sound that you are sure to enjoy. Our full compliment includes alto and tenor saxophones, two trombones, six trumpets, drums, piano, guitar and bass guitar.

Directed by Mr. Richard Sprague, former teacher & music director, the band has played together for over 7 years, performing for the Women's Professional Baseball League, the Olympic torch run through Indiana along with Mr. Billy Stix, as well many area Music Festivals, company celebrations, and Charity Fund raisers.

Where else in Harbor Country can you go for an evening filled with amazing talent and a full bar? Come experience Harbor Country’s most exciting array of acts, packed into one night on the fabulous Acorn stage with a state of the art, professional sound system.

Email Sandra@acornlive.org to register.

Free Admission, Donations Encouraged

Starts 8:00pm, doors open 7:00pm

An Experience to Outlast Any Performance

No two Acorn performances are exactly the same.  Thoughtful curation brings a diverse mix of top talent to The Acorn, exposing audiences to both renowned and soon-to-be-discovered stars.


About The Acorn

The Acorn brings great known performers and amazing new ones to southwest Michigan.  Located in the historic featherbone factory, The Acorn’s friendly staff and volunteers, and an acoustically rich sound system combine for memorable experiences. We’re located in Three Oaks, Michigan …  just over an hour from downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from South Bend, IN.

The Acorn, a nonprofit organization, annually hosts a singer songwriter competition and a Spectacular Tournament of Playwrights. Our Open Mic nights showcase a variety of strong talent and our educational workshops include songwriting and master classes in performance.

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