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Opening Bell Coffee
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Saturday, March 28th No Contact 7:30-8:15 pm Sugar Daddy 8:30-9:15 pm No Contact 9:30-10:00 pm Sugar Daddy 10:15-10:45 pm

No Contact was formed by a group of singer/songwriters from the Dallas Songwriters Association. The group was originally formed to expand upon the solo performances of its members.  Since No Contact’s formation in 2006, the group has performed at many local venues and festivals, including Love & War in Texas, Sons of Hermann Hall, the Plano Balloon Festival, the Richardson Wildflower Festival, and as an annual fixture on the Songwriter Stage at the Deep Ellum Arts Festival.  The group has also provided support for the individual member’s solo performances and recordings.  In its various forms the members of No Contact have recorded 3 albums, performed in the finals of the BW Stevenson Songwriter Contest, and won several songwriting competitions including the KHYI Six Pack Contest and the Richardson Wildflower Performing Songwriters Competition. The members of no contact are Ian Dickson (guitar, fiddle, vocals), Allen Larson (guitar, keyboards, vocals), Whit Hyde (guitar, percussion. vocals), Craig St. Clair (guitar, bass, vocals), and Paul Martin Zander (guitar, vocals).
Sugar Daddy and the M&M's "Voluptuous Music for Smart People." The Sugar Daddy and the M&Ms trio plays standard-style blues, jazz, ballads and songwriter originals and tenderly rendered covers. Dickey Johnson, guitar; Mary Hestand, vocals; Mary Guthrie, bass, guitar, vocals.

Monday, March 30th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Host: Annie Benjamin

Host: Annie Benjamin Annie was kicked out of choir and band and told that she is " an average singer" that her tunes weren't twisted enough for Dr. Demento . She is currently finishing her third solo CD , was recently nominated for a Dallas Column award for the Steve Lovett Award for Outstanding New Work by a Local Playwrights, and has been featured on NPRs Car Talk. She had performed with Opera Singers, jugglers and lawyers.

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.

Annie Benjamin, Jay Johnson and Trey Johnson

NSAI North Texas meeting 7:00 pm

Tuesday, March 31st Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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.
Featured Artist:
Karli Chayne

Wednesday, April 1st Joe Phillips 8 pm $5 Donation

Joe Phillips 8 pm Piano man, singer/songwriter.From Billy Joel to Bruno Mars -- great tunes from yesterday and today. 

Thursday, April 2nd Aaron Long 9 pm John Wynn (McKinney, TX) 8 pm $5 Suggested Donation

Aaron Long 9:00 pm

John Wynn (McKinney, TX) 8:00 pm John is an acoustic fingerstyle guitarist that plays an eclectic mix of pop, jazz standards, and original music. He is equally at home on the nylon string guitar as well as steel string acoustic and occasionally pulls out the ukulele just to put a smile on everybody's face. With special guest on vocals Mike Spitters 

Friday, April 3rd John Tipton 9:30 pm Band of Lovers 8 pm $5 Donation

John Tipton 9:30 pm
Band of Lovers (Rochester + Albany, NY) 8 pm With a folk heart and full of harmonies, Band of Lovers are modern day troubadours. Hailing from upstate New York, Dave Strumfeld (guitar+vocals) and Sabina Beachdell (ukulele+vocals) formed the band in California in the fall of 2013 and recorded their debut full-length album, 'the Coast’ near Woodstock, NY last summer. They are currently on a national tour celebrating the album's February 2015 release. Learn more at www.bandoflovers.net

Saturday, April 4th Why The Reckless (New York, NY) 9:30 pm $5 Donation The Wicks (Burleson,TX) 8 pm $10 Donation

Why The Reckless (New York, NY) 9:30 pm 

The Wicks(Burleson,TX) 8 pm The Wicks are a soul-folk band that holds nothing back!  Thunderous vocals, stage stomping, bottleneck slides and mandolin - The Wicks are a foot-stompin', story tellin' Northwest band gone LOCAL that you do not want to miss.

Monday, April 6th 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, April 7th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, April 8th ​Quinn DeVeaux (Oakland, CA) 8 pm $10 Donation

Quinn DeVeaux (Oakland, CA) 8 pm

Thursday, April 9th Heather Little 7 pm $5 Donation

Heather Little 8 pm Born in north-central Texas. She grew up all around Austin and Dallas and all the music that thrives there. "I just want to make good music. Whether it's rock or country or blues or earthy acoustic- good music moves people. That's what it's about for me. I write songs about my life and real life things; even the hard stuff. It has to be real. We live real lives. I write real songs about that." -Heather Little

Friday, April 10th Karaoke 9-Midnight! Rolando Diaz Special Acoustic Show 8 pm

​Karaoke Night 9-Midnight! Choose from 19,000 songs! You take the stage and the words are on the big screen. Come for great prizes and drink specials!

Rolando Diaz Special Acoustic Show 8 pm

Saturday, April 11th AFTERNOON Guitar Recital 2 pm

Room 4 Guitar Recital 2-5 pm

Saturday, April 11th "TBD" 10 pm​ ​Amy Sue Berlin 9 pm Dana Louise 8 pm

"TBD" 10 pm​
Amy Sue BerlinDana LouiseThe Glorious Birds 8-10 pm (Fayetteville, Ak)

Sunday, April 12th Paul White Showcase 12-2 pm

Paul White Student Showcase! 12-2 pm

Sunday, April 12th Amy Andrews (Decatur, GA) 7 pm $5 Donation

Amy Andrews (Decatur, GA) 7 pm Known for her brilliant performances, stunning vocals, and unassuming wit, charm, and candor on stage, Amy has played festivals from 30A Songwriters Festival to Alaska Folk Fest and the University of Mississippi's Music of the South Conference. An award-winning, tree-hugging, ever-traveling, modern day torch-singer and songwriter, Amy's sound is incredible. 

Monday, April 13th 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, April 14th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, April 15th Rob Williams (Richmond VA) 8 pm $5 Donation

Rob Williams 8 pm “Richmond, VA’s Rob Williams delivers a fine set of rocking roots music on his solo debut, A Place in the Sun.  Sinewy and tough talking rock fronted by his thrashing acoustic guitar with a slight element of country thrown in for good measure, Williams recalls folk such as Russ Tolman and Rhett Miller.” ~Blabber’n’Smoke (May 2014)

Thursday, April 16th Gleewood(Ruidoso, New Mexico) 8 pm

Gleewood(Ruidoso, New Mexico)8 pm

Friday, April 17th Zack King Band 9:30 pm $10 Donation "TBD" 8 pm

Zack King Band 9:30 pm 

"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, April 18th "TBD" 9:30 pm ​ Charlie Gore (Austin) 8 pm



​"TBD" 9:30 pm

Charlie Gore (Austin) 8 pm

Sunday, April 19th The Mulligan Brothers (Portland, OR) 7 pm $10 Suggested Donation

The Mulligan Brothers (Portland, OR) 7 pm 

Monday, April 20th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Host: Garrett Owen

Host: Garrett Owen 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 SONGWRITER ROUND.

Tuesday, April 21st Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, April 22nd Septien Entertainment Showcase 7 pm

Septien Entertainment Showcase 7 pm Based in Dallas Texas, the development home to Demi Lovato, Jessica Simpson, Selena Gomez (and many more), Septien Entertainment’s music school features a team of coaches with the highest degree of skill and artistry. These coaches are hand-picked and personally-trained by Linda Septien to be the best of the best in artist development.

Thursday, April 23rd

"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, April 24th The Ascenders 10 pm Ghost of Paul Revere 9 pm Max Garcia Conover ​8 pm $10 Donation

The Ascenders 10 pm Jenny & Anthony Ayers are the Dallas-based band The Ascenders. Their music is a collection of stories and conversations — atmospheric, alternative pop rock that encourages the soul to embrace life. The Ascenders’ self-titled debut EP, a collaboration with producer McKenzie Smith at Redwood Studios in Denton, TX is also available on Amazon & iTunes! 
Ghost of Paul Revere 9 pm
Max Garcia Conover (Portland, ME) 8 pm

Saturday, April 25th Lachlan Bryan 10:00 pm ​Raquelle Langlinais (Tyler, TX) 8:30 pm $10 Donation

Lachlan Bryan (Melbourne, Australia)10:00 pm

Raquelle Langlinais (Tyler, TX) 8:30 pm 

Sunday, April 26th Cream of the Crop 5-7 pm

Cream of the Crop 5-7 pm

Monday, April 27th Nashville Songwriters Association 7 pm Featured Artist: Charlie King (Charlotte, NC) 9 pm $5 Donation

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 in the fourth Monday of each month at 7pm at Opening Bell Coffee, 1409 S. Lamar, Dallas TX 75215, 214-565-0383..  The food and drinks are great. NSAI members and “future members” are welcome. 

There is always something new to learn from each other. We have many songwriters and performing songwriters as members.

Last minute changes and cancelations are possible so please call Sam Moore for confirmation of the meeting or for more details. Please contact Sam Moore for more information.

Featured Artist:
Charlie King (Charlotte, NC) 9 pm

Charlie King is a singer/songwriter from Charlotte, North Carolina. His songs have been described as "sage wisdom wrapped in catchy melodies… lyric dancing with melody like a pair of lovebirds." King is fresh off the release of his debut LP, Path of the Moon.

Tuesday, April 28th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, April 29th "TBD" 9 pm Nate Currin (Atlanta, GA) 8 pm

"TBD" 9 pm
Nate Currin (Atlanta, GA) 8 pm

Thursday, April 30th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, May 1st Ezra Vancil 10 pm Isaac Vancil 9 pm Trent Rush 8 pm $5 Donation

Ezra Vancil 10 pm
Isaac Vancil 9 pm
Trent Rush 8 pm
 

Saturday, May 2nd Saso CD Release Show! Garrett Owen, Mark Brandt, and We Are Blood Bays (ATX)

Jaime Saso CD Release 11 pm
Garrett Owen 10 pm

Mark Brandt 9 pm
We Are Blood Bays (Austin) 8 pm

 

Sunday, May 3rd Chris Trapper 7:00 pm Bea 7:00 pm $15 Donation

Chris Trapper (Boston) 7:30 pm CHRIS TRAPPER began his career as the front man for late-90’s alternative rock band THE PUSH STARS (Capitol Records). With four CD releases and several high profile national tours -- including a run with Matchbox Twenty -- The Push Stars served to establish Chris as an authentic talent. 
As a modern day singer /songwriter, Chris is most known for his song This Time, the #1 selling song on the Grammy nominated soundtrack for AUGUST RUSH (Robin Williams, Jonathan Rhys Meyers /Warner Bros Pictures). 
Bea 7:00 pm

Monday, May 4th 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, May 5th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, May 6th

"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, May 7th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, May 8th LCD Jazz Trio​ 9:30 pm Mean Mary 8 pm $10 Suggested Donation

LCD Jazz Trio 9:30 pm
Mean Mary 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!

Saturday, May 9th

"TBD" 10 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Sunday, May 10th

"TBD" 7 pm 

Monday, May 11th 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 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND.

Tuesday, May 12th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, May 13th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, May 14th The Wild Reeds 8 pm

The Wild Reeds 8 pm

Friday, May 15th Annalise Emerick (Nashville) 9:30 pm Caroline Spence (Nashville, TN) 8 pm $10 Donation

Annalise Emerick (Nashville) 9:30 pm 
Caroline Spence (Nashville, TN) 8 pm 

Saturday, May 16th

Rebecca Perl 10 pm (Tentative) 
​"TBD" 9 pm

Jacob Johnson (Greenville, SC) 8 pm

Monday, May 18th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Host: Garrett Owen

Host: Garrett Owen 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 SONGWRITER ROUND.

Tuesday, May 19th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, May 20th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, May 21st Karaoke Night 7-10 pm!

​Karaoke Night 7 pm Choose from 19,000 songs! You take the stage and the words are on the big screen. Come for great prizes and drink specials!

Friday, May 22nd "TBD" 9:30 pm Michael Ubaldini (Fountain Valley CA) 8 pm

"TBD" 9:30 pm
Michael Ubaldini (Fountain Valley CA)8 pm
 

Saturday, May 23rd Dallas Does... TBA! 8 pm

Dallas Does... TBA! 8 pm

Monday, May 25th Nashville Songwriters Association Meeting 7 pm

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 in the fourth Monday of each month at 7pm at Opening Bell Coffee, 1409 S. Lamar, Dallas TX 75215, 214-565-0383..  The food and drinks are great. NSAI members and “future members” are welcome. 

There is always something new to learn from each other. We have many songwriters and performing songwriters as members.

Last minute changes and cancelations are possible so please call Sam Moore for confirmation of the meeting or for more details. Please contact Sam Moore for more information.

Tuesday, May 26th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, May 27th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, May 28th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, May 29th Adam Klein (Athens, GA)10 pm Bad Mountain 9 pm The Lovebirds (San Diego, CA) 8 pm

Adam Klein (Athens, GA)10 pm
Bad Mountain 9 pm

The Lovebirds (San Diego, CA) 8 pm 

Saturday, May 30th

"TBD" 10 pm
​"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Monday, June 1st 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.
Philip Gibbs (El Jebel, CO)

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

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, June 3rd

​"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, June 4th

​"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, June 5th

​"TBD" 10 pm
Chris Milam (Memphis, TN)9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, June 6th

​"TBD" 10 pm
"TBD" 8 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Sunday, June 7th

"TBD" 7 pm

Monday, June 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 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND.

Tuesday, June 9th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, June 10th

​"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, June 11th

​"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, June 12th

"TBD" 10 pm
"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, June 13th

"TBD" 10 pm
"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Sunday, June 14th

"TBD" 7 pm

Monday, June 15th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Host: Garrett Owen

Host: Garrett Owen 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 SONGWRITER ROUND.

Tuesday, June 16th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, June 17th

​"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, June 18th

​"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, June 19th 2-Bit Palomino 9:30 pm "TBD" 8 pm

2-Bit Palomino 9:30 pm Vocal Group of the Year! Texas Music Awards 2011 & 2013
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, June 20th

"TBD" 10 pm
"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Sunday, June 21st

"TBD" 7 pm

Monday, June 22nd Nashville Songwriters Association Meeting 7 pm Hazy Ray 9:00 pm $5 Donation

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 in the fourth Monday of each month at 7pm at Opening Bell Coffee, 1409 S. Lamar, Dallas TX 75215, 214-565-0383..  The food and drinks are great. NSAI members and “future members” are welcome. 

There is always something new to learn from each other. We have many songwriters and performing songwriters as members.

Last minute changes and cancelations are possible so please call Sam Moore for confirmation of the meeting or for more details. Please contact Sam Moore for more information.

Hazy Ray 9:00 pm

Tuesday, June 23rd Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, June 24th

​"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, June 25th

​"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, June 26th

Walt Wilkins (Tentative) 9:30 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, June 27th

"TBD" 10 pm​
"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Sunday, June 28th

"TBD" 7 pm

Monday, June 29th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Host: Annie Benjamin

Host: Annie Benjamin Annie was kicked out of choir and band and told that she is " an average singer" that her tunes weren't twisted enough for Dr. Demento . She is currently finishing her third solo CD , was recently nominated for a Dallas Column award for the Steve Lovett Award for Outstanding New Work by a Local Playwrights, and has been featured on NPRs Car Talk. She had performed with Opera Singers, jugglers and lawyers.

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.

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

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, July 1st

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, July 2nd

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, July 3rd

"TBD" 10 pm
"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, July 4th

"TBD" 10 pm
"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Sunday, July 5th

"TBD" 7 pm

Monday, July 6th 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, July 7th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, July 8th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, July 9th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, July 10th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, July 11th OPEN MIC 10 year anniversary! More details to follow! Winners of "The Bell Ringer" will be announced!

OPEN MIC 10 year anniversary! More details to follow!

Winners of "The Bell Ringer" will be announced! 

Sunday, July 12th

"TBD" 7 pm

Monday, July 13th 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 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND.

Tuesday, July 14th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, July 15th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, July 16th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, July 17th

"TBD" 10 pm
"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, July 18th

"TBD" 10 pm
​"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Sunday, July 19th

"TBD" 7 pm

Monday, July 20th Songwriters in the Round" Since 2K7 7:30 pm Suggested Donation $5 Host: Garrett Owen

Host: Garrett Owen 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 SONGWRITER ROUND.

Tuesday, July 21st Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:45pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, July 22nd

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, July 23rd Molly Bush (Nashville) 8 pm $5 Donation

Molly Bush 8 pm

Friday, July 24th

"TBD" 10 pm
"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, July 25th

"TBD" 10 pm​
"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Monday, July 27th Nashville Songwriters Association Meeting 7 pm

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 in the fourth Monday of each month at 7pm at Opening Bell Coffee, 1409 S. Lamar, Dallas TX 75215, 214-565-0383..  The food and drinks are great. NSAI members and “future members” are welcome. 

There is always something new to learn from each other. We have many songwriters and performing songwriters as members.

Last minute changes and cancelations are possible so please call Sam Moore for confirmation of the meeting or for more details. Please contact Sam Moore for more information

Tuesday, July 28th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, July 29th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, July 30th Connecting Stars (Durban)

Connecting Stars South African folk duo(Durban)

Friday, July 31st

"TBD" 9:30 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, August 1st

"TBD" 9:30 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Sunday, August 2nd

"TBD" 7 pm

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

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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, August 5th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Thursday, August 6th

"TBD" 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, August 7th

"TBD" 10 pm
"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Saturday, August 8th

"TBD" 10 pm
"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm

Sunday, August 9th

"TBD" 7 pm

Monday, August 10th 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 pm/All ages...$5 suggested donation **if you have questions or would like to play,  email us  w/the subject line MONDAY ROUND.

Tuesday, August 11th Opening Bell's Open Mic Since July 2K5! Signup @ 6:30pm

OPEN MIC 7-10 pm Sign up @ 6:30 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

Friday, September 11th Q and A (Houston) 9:30 pm Mystery Loves Company (Houston) 8 pm $10 Donation

Q and A (Houston)9:30 pm QandA's musical roots in rock, pop, folk, blues, and singer/songwriter traditions have created a unique sound that has given the band growing recognition as a talented group that will continue to make a mark on the Americana music scene.  With influences as diverse as Neil Young, Wilco, The Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt, and many others, the four-piece's wide-ranging sound and fresh yet accessible shows have been lighting up audiences nationwide.

Mystery Loves Company (Houston)8 pm Mystery Loves Company is a touring and recording Chamber Rock band from Houston, Texas, performing original songs that feature classical, folk, and jazz elements.  Guitarist Carlos A. Machado and cellist Madeline Herdeman combine vocally and instrumentally to create a sound that's been called "beguiling acoustic pop" by the Houston Press, often sharing the stage with fellow touring musicians or the full band make-up of their newly released album, Rock Symphony Billion.

Friday, September 18th "TBD" 10:30 pm ​Freddy & Francine 9 pm "TBD" 8 pm

"TBD" 10:30 pm 
Freddy & Francine 9 pm
"TBD" 8 pm

Friday, October 23rd Stephen Young & The Union (Dublin, Ireland)10 pm

Stephen Young & The Union (Dublin, Ireland)10 pm Irish Americana outfit Stephen Young & The Union tour the US this summer in support of their new record Eagle Fort Rumble. Hailed by Irish media as "The best Americana band on this side of the Atlantic" SYTU land this June in support of their critically-acclaimed new album.
"TBD" 9 pm

"TBD" 8 pm
 

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