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Opening Bell Coffee
Calendar Of Events
 

Wednesday, August 27th Rebecca Loebe 8 pm $10 Donation
Thursday, August 28th James Duffer 9 pm Tim Spitzer 8 pm $5 Donation

James Duffer 9 pm Dallas singer-songwriter. Just released his debut album "Midtown Odyssey." Duffer writes and performs his songs on both piano and guitar and is influenced by many classic artists such as Peter Gabriel, Billy Joel and Jackson Browne

Tim Spitzer 8 pm Singer/Songwriter from Dallas, TX brings his own brand of Texas pop/rock to the stage.  He’ll have plenty of new material as well as some old favorites. 

Friday, August 29th David Gregory 9 pm Adam & I (Nashville) 8 pm $5 Donation

David Gregory 9 pm

Adam & I (Nashville) 8 pm Adam & I are Adam and Andrea Melia, a young compelling singer/songwriting duo from Nashville, TN. No Country for New Nashville recently reviewed their live performance as “reminiscent of the playful banter and clever song-weaving of The Civil Wars. These two have mastered a charm that is undeniably hard to ignore.” 

Saturday, August 30th Willie Nelson Tribute Show 8 pm
Sunday, August 31st Edward Hartline (Montgomery, AL) $5 Donation
Monday, September 1st Special Beatles Tribute Show 7 pm

Tuesday, September 2nd Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, September 3rd The Novel Ideas 8 pm
Thursday, September 4th

Josh Hendrick 8 pm Dallas singer songwriter. Having often been vocally compared to the likes of Jeff Buckley and John Legend, his influences span from classic RnB to modern pop and indie artists. Josh combines original and cover songs to showcase his songwriting ability while providing familiarity in his performances.

Friday, September 5th Di & Chi 10 pm Forest Lane 8 pm $5 Donation

Di & Chi 10 pm Native twenty-something acoustic duo, that got their start busking on the streets of the bishop-arts district. The duo focuses on lyrical substance and vocal harmonies to connect with a crowd that is best described as "all ages."

Forest Lane 8 pm Clint David and Jerry Szor of “Forest Lane” were raised in Dallas and attended Greenhill School. Clint is managing shareholder of David and Goodman, a Dallas law firm. Jerry is the owner of Szor Collections, a Dallas gallery that represents jewelry designers. Both are married with childeren. They have played in numerous bistro settings over the years, and are known for their easy-listening sound and harmonies. 

Saturday, September 6th Shannon Parker EP Release show $5 Donation

Shannon Parker EP Release 9 pm
Intake 8 pm

Monday, September 8th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30-9:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Monthly Host: Cameron Matthew Ray

Monthly Host: Cameron Matthew Ray "Music that is honest and truthful from the heart is the type of music Cameron Matthew Ray tries to create. Influenced by the likes of Damien Rice, Iron & Wine, and Van Morrison, Ray creates music with the passion of sincerity and experience that he sings from his heart.

"This Monday Night series @ Opening Bell Coffee has 2-3 artists playing. Audience discussions and questions are welcomed! 7:30-9:30pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation.

Garrett Owen

Ryan Thomas Becker

Tuesday, September 9th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, September 10th Many Voices 8 pm (Denton)

Many Voices 8 pm (Denton)

Thursday, September 11th Scott Mickelson & Dan Coyle Midwest Tour 9 pm Robert Baker 8 pm $5 Donation

Scott Mickelson (San Francisco)“It's American folk-Rock with a post punk edge, rustic but scarred.” - Alternative Press Magazine 

Dan Coyle (New York)

Robert Baker 8 pm Haunting and soulful, Roberts recent single entitled US is the expression of an urge to get out of civilization, away from the concrete and the alarm clock. Away from the rat race that life can become, and just to sit still under a quiet sky somewhere. Since growing up outside the small town of Dallas TX, Robert has also lived and played in Nashville TN, & Los Angeles CA. He currently resides in the Bishop Arts district in Dallas TX. The Viper Room LA, House of Blues Dallas, and Bluebird Cafe Nashville are a few of the more well known places he has performed.

Friday, September 12th Erin Kinsey & Radio Romance (Nashville) 8 pm

Erin Kinsey & Radio Romance (Nashville) 8 pm Erin Kinsey is a wise-beyond-her-years 13 year old singer-songwriter from Rockwall, TX. Erin brings to her performances a passion and attitude rivaling those of much greater age and experience. In Nashville, she has performed at CMA Fest, the Bluebird Cafe, and the Commodore; while in Texas Erin’s performances have included KLTY’s Celebrate Freedom Festival, Lake Whitney Music Fest, and the Grapevine Opry. 

Saturday, September 13th Mipso 8 pm $10 Donation

Mipso 8 pm Americana’s jailbreak from sleepy town squares and the scratchier bands of the AM dial has been a welcome development in American music. And the renegade traditionalists of Mipso — Jacob Sharp on mandolin, Joseph Terrell on guitar, Libby Rodenbough on fiddle, and Wood Robinson on double bass — are doing their part to take three-part harmony and Appalachian influences into new territory. The three North Carolina songwriters have wandered off the path blazed by Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson to find a new clearing for their southern string band sound. 

Monday, September 15th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 Host: Ty Mayfield 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5

Host: Ty Mayfield With a style best conveyed as “totally feel-good pop”, music from Dallas-based artist, Ty Mayfield, is not only infectious, but also engaging—instantly memorable after one listen. Ty has gained radio play on SiriusXM and shared the stage with artists such as Andy Grammer, Parachute, Dave Barnes, Tyler Ward, Jason Castro, and Tyrone Wells.This Monday Night series @ Opening Bell Coffee has 2-3 artists playing. Audience discussions and questions are welcomed! 7:30 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND.

Tuesday, September 16th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, September 17th Mary Bragg (Tentative)

Mary Bragg(Nashville)After several years of growing acclaim on the Brooklyn Americana scene, she attracted overflow crowds for a year-long residency at NYC’s famed venue The Living Room. Her latest recording, Tattoos and Bruises, is a reflection of that series of shows. Produced by one of the genre’s contemporary icons, Lee Alexander (Norah Jones, Amos Lee), the album was recorded and mixed at The Coop, the studio belonging to him and his long-time collaborator, Norah Jones.

Thursday, September 18th The Breaking Winds Bassoon Quartet $10 Donation

The Breaking Winds Bassoon Quartet 8 pm  The Breaking Winds Bassoon Quartet employs a dash of comedy and a full range of uncommon sounds to promote music as a force that inspires and connects.  Brittany Harrington, Yuki Katayama, Kara LaMoure, and Lauren Yu Ziemba met while studying at the Eastman School of Music, and their extracurricular project of playing quartets quickly developed into a dynamic schedule of high-energy performances.  BWBQ shows feature great music for four bassoons accompanied by skits, costumes, props, and dancing.  

Friday, September 19th Zach Nytomt 9 pm Amy Andrews 8 pm $5 Donation

Zach Nytomt 9 pm With a voice that seems so familiar – but you’re certain you’ve never heard before- the unobtrusive tones that characterize a “sure-to-be soon favorite” in your music library are delivered through the melodic tunes of up & coming singer/songwriter, Zach Nytomt

Amy Andrews 8 pm (Decatur, GA) Her sound has been described as “beautifully melancholy,” “heartbreakingly honest,” “the perfect marriage of Alison Krauss purity and Patty Griffin soul.”

Saturday, September 20th Chad Goodson 9 pm Parker Twomey 8 pm

Chad Goodson 9 pm
Parker Twomey 8 pm 13 year old singer/songwriter started a band with his Dad and dads best friend in 2013. They're in the process of recording their first EP with hopes of a 2014 release. In the meantime you can find Parker's single "Dinosaur" on iTunes. 

Influences are: Will Johnson, Ben Kweller, Pavement, Weezer, Elliot Smith, Smashing Pumpkins 

Monday, September 22nd Nashville Songwriters Association Monthly Meeting 7 pm

Nashville Songwriters Association   

Furthering the knowledge and craft of songwriting and establishing unity among songwriters everywhere.

NSAI North Texas meetings consist of updates on the music/songwriting scene in the Dallas area, reviewing a lesson on a craft or a music business related subject and holding a song feedback session. Members should bring one song to share and at least two lyric sheets. Songs can be performed live, or played on CD.

Meetings are held the 4th Monday of each month starting at 7 pm at 1409 S. Lamar Street (Street access on Belleview Street). Free parking in the Retail Lot and behind Cedars Social. They have food and drink for sale, specialty coffees, craft beer and wine. Excellent Chicken Salad Sandwiches, Quiche and more.

There is always something new to learn from each other. We have many songwriters and performing songwriters as members. Opening Bell offers free WI-FI and the the use of a large screen & projector if needed.

 

Tuesday, September 23rd Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, September 24th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, September 25th TRIVIA ESPRESSO FOR THE MIND 7 pm Prizes Drink Specials & Bar Tab credits! = FUN

TRIVIA!

Friday, September 26th

"TBD" 9 pm
Maddison Grigsby 8 pm

Saturday, September 27th "TBD" 9 pm Sugar Daddy & the M&M's 7-9 pm

"TBD" 9 pm
Sugar Daddy & the M&M's 7-9 pm

Monday, September 29th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Monthy Host: Taylor Davis

Monthy Host: Taylor Davis Singer Songwriter from Dallas Texas. He has independently released 6 albums and played over 1700 shows all over the United States.

This Monday Night series @ Opening Bell Coffee has 2-3 artists playing. Audience discussions and questions are welcomed! 7:30 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND.

Tuesday, September 30th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, October 1st Mean Mary and Frank James 8 pm $ 10 Donation

Mean Mary and Frank James 8 pm

Known internationally for lightning-fast fingers, haunting vocals, and intricate story songs, Mean Mary travels the genres of folk-rock, bluegrass, and blues with banjo, fiddle, and guitar. Anything from ghost pirates to demon guitars could romp through a Mean Mary show!

Thursday, October 2nd Matt Hectorne (Nashville, TN) 9 pm "TBD" 8 pm $5 Donation

Matt Hectorne(Nashville, TN)9 pm 

"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, October 3rd Damien Rice Tribute Night! 8 pm

Damien Rice Tribute Night! 8 pm

Saturday, October 4th Bo DePeņa & Thomas Charles

Bo DePeña & Thomas Charles
 

Monday, October 6th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5
Host:Randy Brown (Mineola, TX) 
This Monday Night series @ Opening Bell Coffee has 2-3 artists playing. Audience discussions and questions are welcomed! 7:30 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation.
Caroline Murphy (Dallas, TX)
Heather Little (Lindale, TX)
 
Tuesday, October 7th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, October 8th Lachlan Bryan and The Wilds 9 pm Adam Hambrick

Lachlan Bryan and The Wilds 9 pm

Adam Hambrick (Nashville)8 pm

Thursday, October 9th

Heartworn Highways 8 pm

Saturday, October 11th

Mark Brandt 8 pm

Monday, October 13th "Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30-9:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Chris Milam & Myla Smith

This Monday Night series @ Opening Bell Coffee has 2-3 artists playing. Audience discussions and questions are welcomed! 7:30-9:30pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND. 

Chris Milam & Myla Smith

Tuesday, October 14th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, October 15th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, October 16th The Show Ponies (Los Angeles) 8 pm $10 Donation

The Show Ponies (Los Angeles) 8 pm

Friday, October 17th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, October 18th "TBD" 9 pm Sweet Jones(New Orleans) 8 pm

"TBD" 9 pm

Sweet Jones(New Orleans) 8 pm 

Monday, October 20th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 Host: Ty Mayfield 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5

Host: Ty Mayfield With a style best conveyed as “totally feel-good pop”, music from Dallas-based artist, Ty Mayfield, is not only infectious, but also engaging—instantly memorable after one listen. Ty has gained radio play on SiriusXM and shared the stage with artists such as Andy Grammer, Parachute, Dave Barnes, Tyler Ward, Jason Castro, and Tyrone Wells.This Monday Night series @ Opening Bell Coffee has 2-3 artists playing. Audience discussions and questions are welcomed! 7:30 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND.

Wednesday, October 22nd Emily Kopp 8 pm $5 Donation

Emily Kopp (Orlando, FL) 8 pm Emily Kopp's music has been described as a marriage between "bluesy heartache vocals and pop songwriting smarts" (The Advocate). The 23 year old songwriter has gained the attention of many, recently being featured in Billboard, and opening for acts such as Matchbox 20, Brandi Carlile, and Kenny Loggins. Whether it be alongside her band, or solo, Kopp's live show is versatile - from gritty vocals and an electric guitar, to tender heartfelt moments. She is also known for her witty stage banter, and her life long search for the perfect avocado.  

Thursday, October 23rd TRIVIA ESPRESSO FOR THE MIND 7 pm Prizes Drink Specials & Bar Tab credits! = FUN

TRIVIA!

Friday, October 24th Ian McFeron with special guest fiddle player/cellist Alisa Milner 8 pm

Ian McFeron with special guest fiddle player/cellist Alisa Milner 8 pm

Saturday, October 25th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Monday, October 27th Nashville Songwriters Association Monthly Meeting 7 pm

Nashville Songwriters Association   

Furthering the knowledge and craft of songwriting and establishing unity among songwriters everywhere.

NSAI North Texas meetings consist of updates on the music/songwriting scene in the Dallas area, reviewing a lesson on a craft or a music business related subject and holding a song feedback session. Members should bring one song to share and at least two lyric sheets. Songs can be performed live, or played on CD.

Meetings are held the 4th Monday of each month starting at 7 pm at 1409 S. Lamar Street (Street access on Belleview Street). Free parking in the Retail Lot and behind Cedars Social. They have food and drink for sale, specialty coffees, craft beer and wine. Excellent Chicken Salad Sandwiches, Quiche and more.

There is always something new to learn from each other. We have many songwriters and performing songwriters as members. Opening Bell offers free WI-FI and the the use of a large screen & projector if needed.

Tuesday, October 28th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, October 29th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, October 30th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, October 31st HALLOWEEN 2014

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, November 1st

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Monday, November 3rd Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Monthy Host: Taylor Davis

Monthy Host: Taylor Davis Singer Songwriter from Dallas Texas. He has independently released 6 albums and played over 1700 shows all over the United States.

This Monday Night series @ Opening Bell Coffee has 2-3 artists playing. Audience discussions and questions are welcomed! 7:30 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND.

Tuesday, November 4th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, November 5th Kristen Ford (Boston) 8 pm

"TBD" 9 pm
Kristen Ford (Boston) 8 pm

Thursday, November 6th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, November 7th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, November 8th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Monday, November 10th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Monthly Host: Cameron Matthew Ray

Monthly Host: Cameron Matthew Ray "Music that is honest and truthful from the heart is the type of music Cameron Matthew Ray tries to create. Influenced by the likes of Damien Rice, Iron & Wine, and Van Morrison, Ray creates music with the passion of sincerity and experience that he sings from his heart.

"This Monday Night series @ Opening Bell Coffee has 2-3 artists playing. Audience discussions and questions are welcomed! 7:30 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND.

Tuesday, November 11th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005

Wednesday, November 12th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, November 13th Nate Currin (Atlanta, GA)

Nate Currin (Atlanta, GA) Catchy enough to be featured on MTV, Nate still posses a raw passion that is only understood after watching him perform live. Having played hundreds of shows across the US over the past 6 years, touring with everyone from Blues Traveler to Neon Trees, Nate has established a grassroots following that not only allows him to play established venues from coast to coast but plenty of house concerts along the way. 

Friday, November 14th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, November 15th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Monday, November 17th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 Host: Ty Mayfield 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5

Host: Ty Mayfield With a style best conveyed as “totally feel-good pop”, music from Dallas-based artist, Ty Mayfield, is not only infectious, but also engaging—instantly memorable after one listen. Ty has gained radio play on SiriusXM and shared the stage with artists such as Andy Grammer, Parachute, Dave Barnes, Tyler Ward, Jason Castro, and Tyrone Wells.This Monday Night series @ Opening Bell Coffee has 2-3 artists playing. Audience discussions and questions are welcomed! 7:30 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND.

Tuesday, November 18th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005

Wednesday, November 19th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, November 20th TRIVIA ESPRESSO FOR THE MIND 7 pm Prizes Drink Specials & Bar Tab credits! = FUN

TRIVIA!

Friday, November 21st

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, November 22nd

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Monday, November 24th Nashville Songwriters Association Monthly Meeting 7 pm

Nashville Songwriters Association   

Furthering the knowledge and craft of songwriting and establishing unity among songwriters everywhere.

NSAI North Texas meetings consist of updates on the music/songwriting scene in the Dallas area, reviewing a lesson on a craft or a music business related subject and holding a song feedback session. Members should bring one song to share and at least two lyric sheets. Songs can be performed live, or played on CD.

Meetings are held the 4th Monday of each month starting at 7 pm at 1409 S. Lamar Street (Street access on Belleview Street). Free parking in the Retail Lot and behind Cedars Social. They have food and drink for sale, specialty coffees, craft beer and wine. Excellent Chicken Salad Sandwiches, Quiche and more.

There is always something new to learn from each other. We have many songwriters and performing songwriters as members. Opening Bell offers free WI-FI and the the use of a large screen & projector if needed.

Tuesday, November 25th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, November 26th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, November 27th THANKSGIVING 2014
Friday, November 28th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, November 29th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Monday, December 1st Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30-9:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Monthy Host: Taylor Davis

Monthy Host: Taylor Davis Singer Songwriter from Dallas Texas. He has independently released 6 albums and played over 1700 shows all over the United States.

This Monday Night series @ Opening Bell Coffee has 2-3 artists playing. Audience discussions and questions are welcomed! 7:30 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND.

Tuesday, December 2nd Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, December 3rd

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, December 4th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, December 5th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, December 6th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Monday, December 8th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Monthly Host: Cameron Matthew Ray

Monthly Host: Cameron Matthew Ray "Music that is honest and truthful from the heart is the type of music Cameron Matthew Ray tries to create. Influenced by the likes of Damien Rice, Iron & Wine, and Van Morrison, Ray creates music with the passion of sincerity and experience that he sings from his heart.

"This Monday Night series @ Opening Bell Coffee has 2-3 artists playing. Audience discussions and questions are welcomed! 7:30 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND.

Tuesday, December 9th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, December 10th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, December 11th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, December 12th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, December 13th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Monday, December 15th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 Host: Ty Mayfield 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5

Host: Ty Mayfield With a style best conveyed as “totally feel-good pop”, music from Dallas-based artist, Ty Mayfield, is not only infectious, but also engaging—instantly memorable after one listen. Ty has gained radio play on SiriusXM and shared the stage with artists such as Andy Grammer, Parachute, Dave Barnes, Tyler Ward, Jason Castro, and Tyrone Wells.This Monday Night series @ Opening Bell Coffee has 2-3 artists playing. Audience discussions and questions are welcomed! 7:30 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND.

Tuesday, December 16th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, December 17th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, December 18th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, December 19th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, December 20th Cameron Matthew Ray BIRTHDAY SHOW 8 pm

Cameron Matthew Ray BIRTHDAY SHOW 8 pm

Monday, December 22nd Nashville Songwriters Association Monthly Meeting 7 pm

Nashville Songwriters Association   

Furthering the knowledge and craft of songwriting and establishing unity among songwriters everywhere.

NSAI North Texas meetings consist of updates on the music/songwriting scene in the Dallas area, reviewing a lesson on a craft or a music business related subject and holding a song feedback session. Members should bring one song to share and at least two lyric sheets. Songs can be performed live, or played on CD.

Meetings are held the 4th Monday of each month starting at 7 pm at 1409 S. Lamar Street (Street access on Belleview Street). Free parking in the Retail Lot and behind Cedars Social. They have food and drink for sale, specialty coffees, craft beer and wine. Excellent Chicken Salad Sandwiches, Quiche and more.

There is always something new to learn from each other. We have many songwriters and performing songwriters as members. Opening Bell offers free WI-FI and the the use of a large screen & projector if needed.

Tuesday, December 23rd Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, December 24th

Christmas Eve!

Thursday, December 25th

Merry Christmas!

Friday, December 26th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, December 27th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Monday, December 29th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30-9:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Monthly Host: Cameron Matthew Ray
 

Monthly Host: Cameron Matthew Ray "Music that is honest and truthful from the heart is the type of music Cameron Matthew Ray tries to create. Influenced by the likes of Damien Rice, Iron & Wine, and Van Morrison, Ray creates music with the passion of sincerity and experience that he sings from his heart.

"This Monday Night series @ Opening Bell Coffee has 2-3 artists playing. Audience discussions and questions are welcomed! 7:30-9:30pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation.
 

Tuesday, December 30th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm LAST OPEN MIC OF 2014

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Wednesday, December 31st CONTACT US If you would like to reserve our spot to bring in the New Year!

Available for your celebration

Thursday, January 1st Happy New Year!

We will be open!

Friday, January 2nd

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, January 3rd

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Monday, January 5th Monday, December 29th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30-9:30 pm Suggested Donation $5
Tuesday, January 6th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:45 pm 
Longest Running OPEN MIC in Dallas! Host: Steve Jackson Musicians play in rotation based on sign up times. Sets are generally 15 minutes depends on sign ups. Mainly Acoustic & Keyboards (please have your instruments tuned prior to your set)anything more requires approval prior to sign up. Please feel free to email Steve with questions We prefer musicians with ORIGINAL material but will allow some covers throughout the night. Always a fun night with some incredible talent. An Opening Bell tradition since 2005.

Sunday, January 25th 12-2 pm Bridge the Gap

Bridge the Gap Chamber Music

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Friday 7am - 12am
Sat 8:00 am - 12 am
Sun 8;30 am - 2:30 pm
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Dallas, TX 75215
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