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Brent Kirby's 10 X 3 Songwriter Showcases

The event is a pre-arranged open mic
10 singer/songwriters, presenting 3 songs each; at least 2 songs required to be originals. It gives singer/songwriter the ability to showcase their original material in a listening room atmosphere.
Akron Version of Local Singer-Songwriter Showcase [+Read Article]
~Jeff Niesel
Cleveland Scene Magazine


Fill-out the form and indicate:

*Date you wish to perform
*Preferred time slot

*Please DO NOT contact Brothers Lounge or to request time slot.

Time slots are as follows:
8:00     8:20     8:40   
9:00     9:20     9:40   
10:00    10:20    10:40  
11:00 Brent Kirby or Guest Host




Guidelines: There are always questions and concerns about format, so here are a few guidelines/rules to help the evening run smoother and help enhance the experience for performers and the audience. They are…

  1. All time slots are pre-arranged by submitting a request at the above form or by emailing THE10X3@GMAIL.COM and requesting a desired date and time.
  2. Performer has a limit of 3 songs and approximately 15 minutes to perform them. Two of the songs MUST be original with a third song cover or original. This is an event to feature and encourage singer/songwriters and the songs they write.
  3. Please be present and check in with host at least 10 minutes before your pre-arranged scheduled time slot.
  4. Backline provided at Cleveland Brothers Lounge Wine Bar- PA, 3 mics, cables, mic stands, 6 input powered mixer available for ¼” and XLR inputs, one monitor, in tune grand piano, bass amp and a very minimal drum kit (bass drum, snare, hi hat, cymbal). Please bring your cables, tuners, sticks, straps, etc.
  5. You are highly encouraged to bring any merchandise you would like to sell, however, there is no merchandise table. 
  6. Only one time slot available to a performer per night.
  7. Word of mouth is the best advertising; so let your fans, friends, and family know you are playing and when. Use your social media and email lists!
  8. The venue/host will solely determine if the volume level of a performance is appropriate. The goal is a pleasant listening environment for all involved.
  9. There is no pay, however, any tips that you receive during your performance are yours to keep.