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The Front Porch Open Mic, featuring Turtle Zwadlo

Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Doors 6:30 // Show 7:00 PM
No cover
Beer // wine // non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase. No food.
*Please note: We have a 100 person capacity. The first 80 people to arrive are guaranteed seats, and the remainder is standing room.

Please join us for our monthly Front Porch Open Mic. The Front Porch open mic is free and open to all. Enjoy some of Central Virginia’s songwriters in an intimate listening room setting. Wine and Champion Brewing beer will be available for purchase. Front Porch students – this is the perfect opportunity to perform some of the songs you have been working on and learning!

Friendly open mic guidelines:
1) Please keep performance to 2 songs per performer. The featured artist will play more than this.
2) Open mic sign ups and attendees, please consider staying for the entire duration of the evening so all of our performers can perform to a full room.
3) Please keep talking to a minimum.

Sign up for the open mic via emilyjulia@frontporchcville.org

This month’s featured artist is Turtle Zwadlo

Turtle Zwadlo

Turtle Zwadlo is a folk troubadour singing tales that unfold like vignettes. Described as sounding like James McMurtry with the folksiness of Dylan, giving voice to the often overlooked with poignant lyrics and haunting arrangements he brings the listener into his character’s lives to sit at their table for a moment, and leave feeling that we are more alike than we are different. As a sideman and bassist Turtle has supported artists across Virginia and beyond for decades and is now inspired to offer his own songs and experiences to the universe. He recently released his debut recording titled “Drunken Squirrel Diet”. Turtle currently lives in Crozet, Virginia where he misses city life and stands in the yard at night, staring at the stars.


Aug 11
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


The Front Porch


The Front Porch
221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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