To all members, guests, ticket holders, performers, volunteers and supporters of the Oswego Music Hall:
In light of the rapidly advancing pandemic virus outbreak, and in order to protect our members, volunteers, musicians, and community at large,
Ontario Center for Performing Arts (The Oswego Music Hall) is canceling our Spring 2020 events.
We are working with Brown Paper tickets to get all purchased tickets reimbursed.
We apologize for the cancellation and hope that our devoted friends and visitors remain in good health and return soon.
Mark Wahl, Board President
Oswego Music Hall
2019/20 Open Mic Friday Series
& Songwriter Contest!
Guest Hosted by Local Music Celebrities
Just about every other Friday night:
McCrobie Civic Center
41 Lake Street, Oswego, NY 13126
7:00 to 10:00 PM
Fall Season Hosts:
10/4 Loren Barrigar
10/18 Larry Hoyt
11/1 Irv Lyons Jr.
11/15 Bob Halligan Jr.
Winter/Spring Season Hosts:
2/21 Cam Caruso
3/6 Joanne Sherwood
CANCELLED 3/20 Marc Warner
“Oswego Music Hall Open Mic Fridays offer the best venue around for seasoned performers and novices with cutting edge professionally mixed sound, & lighting, and a classy historic performing hall overlooking Oswego Harbor.” - Mark Wahl
Donation: $2, Free to Music Hall Members and Season Pass Holders
Sign up Begins at 6:30 PM when doors open
Contest entry is Optional
Each Open Mic Friday will also include a songwriter contest.
Participation in the contest is voluntary.
Single performers, duos, and trios are all welcome.
Any original songs you play may be considered.
Contestants are encouraged to arrive by 7 and stay to the end.
$2 suggested donation, or come early and help set up.
2 judges each regular date including the guest host and selected songwriters.
Individual contest winners will receive a free ticket to a Hook show of their choice
(within that season), and will advance to the Playoff.
A panel of celebrity judges will judge the playoffs.
Playoff winners perform at the Oswego Music Hall Finale Showcase on May 1, 2019 Additional prizes, including luthier bench time, recording studio time, etc TBD.