Starting this Wednesday, January 27th, The Middle Coast will be hosting a Live Band Karaoke and Open Mic Night at The Prairie Firehouse. Participants can request songs for Live Band Karaoke on the event's Facebook group and sign up for an Open Mic slot at the same time.
"We wanted to give people an easy way to get out an play at a great new venue," said Dylan MacDonald, guitar player and vocalist for The Middle Coast, "selfishly, we also want to play with some new people! You get tired of playing with the same two dudes 150 dates a year."
The Middle Coast has a list of Live Band Karaoke songs ready to go for anyone who wants to sing, including classics like Hit Me With Your Best Shot, Escape (The Pina Colada Song), Proud Mary, and First Cut Is The Deepest. The full list is available here.
"I'm excited about the opportunity to create a musical community around this event," says Roman Clarke, drummer, through a mouthful of salted nuts, "there's so many great musicians in Brandon I've never played with! It's time."
The night's schedule is going to look something like this:
8pm: The Middle Coast plays a 30 minute set
830pm: Anyone who has signed up for Live Band Karaoke performs.
930pm: Anyone who has signed up for Open Mic performs.
Onwards: The stage opens up for a jam.
As usual The Prairie Firehouse will be cookin' up some delicious dishes and funky cocktails for your gastrointestinal enjoyment. So head on down, every Wednesday, and hang out with The Middle Coast, hear some songs, play some songs, and have the best Wednesday ever.