Lewiston Council on the Arts, PO Box 1, Lewiston, NY 14092-0001 E-Mail Us or give us a call at 716-754-0166
The 18th year of Toast & Jam continues the tradition of music, camaraderie and great food! Singer-songwriter, Dale Campbell (shown in photo) hosts the 6 week series of open mic entertainment which is open to singers, musicians, poets, actors, dancers, comics and performance artists. Campbell's calling card boasts a
long history of open mics and he can be heard regularly on WJJL 1440AM, "Just Me and the Dog" and "Dale Campbell - All About Town".
Performers sign up as they arrive, and play on a first-come, first-served basis. Most of the people who perform at open mics are not professionals. They do it for the love of it, and part of the fun for
the audience is never knowing what to expect! "It's a great atmosphere." says Campbell. "By the end of the night, it feels like a sing-along at a friend's house. Some performers are really good, others are just there to have fun. And everyone LOVES the great food at the Brickyard!".
Thanks to our sponsors Ken Bryant and Eric Matthews, owners of the Brickyard Pub & BBQ; Victor Garcia (Woodshed Music (716) 731-8158) and Tony Petrocelli (Lewiston Music) who are donating a new acoustic guitar that will be raffled off the final evening of the series.
The performances are videotaped for broadcast and are featured throughout the year on Lockport Community TV. Performers are invited to take advantage of this unique opportunity to enjoy a moment in the spotlight.
Toast & Jam is presented by Lewiston Council on the Arts and sponsored by Brickyard Pub & BBQ, Lockport Community TV (LCTV), Cataract Printing, Lewiston Music and Vic's Woodshed Music.
We have a page of photos on the Flickr site. Take a look at our talented performers!