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Fri, Mar 22


Cedar Lounge (Royal Canadian Legion #65)

Open Mic & Jam Night

The Whoop & Hollar Open Mic and Jam Night is back this winter! You can sign up here to perform.

Open Mic Registration Closed
Come back in February!
Open Mic & Jam Night
Open Mic & Jam Night

Date & Time

Mar 22, 2024, 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Cedar Lounge (Royal Canadian Legion #65), 275 Duke Ave, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 0S5, Canada

About the Event

Open Mic & Jam Nights

...brought to you in part by Ian's Hardware & Portage Legion Branch #65. Thank you, sponsors! 

WHEN? Last Fridays of the month, January to April. (Jan 26, Feb 23, Mar 22, Apr 26)

WHERE? Cedar Lounge (Royal Canadian Legion), 275 Duke Ave., Portage la Prairie


WHAT? Music. Comedy. Drama. Hip-Hop. Poetry. You name it! Welcome to Portage la Prairie's interactive live entertainment event - featuring you. 

In Partnership with Badlands Promotions, Royal Canadian Legion Branch #65, Sawmill Tea + Coffee Co., & Visions of Independence Inc.,

Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival presents the Open Mic & Jam Night series, returning for its fifth season (Winter 2024)...

Last Fridays of the month, January to April:

January 26, 2024 (Host: Brett Forzley)

February 23, 2024 (Host: Violet Vopni)

March 22, 2024 (Host: TBA)

April 26, 2024 (Host: TBA)


OPEN MIC: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

OPEN JAM SESSION: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm 

(order and timing of events subject to change) 

- Anything goes 

- FREE (donations welcome)

- Food and beverage available for purchase 

- Wheelchair-friendly access at north entrance of venue

- All are welcome; bring a friend

Come celebrate our community's emerging and seasoned artistic talent during a fun evening of local entertainment followed by an open jam session. Bring your instruments and voices for the jam! 

 Enjoy live music and artistic performances in an intimate setting. Feel free to drop by and perform at the open mic (see details below), participate in the jam, or just come and hang out. Each month, the event program will be hosted by a local musician, who will also perform a concert following the open mic. 


Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival and all its events welcome everyone to share our free spirit of creativity, diversity, and inclusion; to join together to help ensure a safe space free of bullying and discrimination.

Anyone feeling uncomfortable or unsafe at any time, during any Whoop & Hollar event, can immediately notify the Festival to resolve the situation as soon as possible.

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