Open Minded Mic Night at BluSeed

SARANAC LAKE – BluSeed Studios will host an “Open Minded Mic” Night from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Jan. 17, with hosts Sandra Weber and David Hodges. Seasoned and new performers are invited to share their voice and ideas in a professional acoustic setting.

Weber is an author, storyteller and independent scholar with interests in the Adirondack region, Mary and John Brown, and women’s history. Her publishing credits include eight books and numerous articles in magazines such as Civil War Times, Adirondack Life, Pennsylvania Magazine and Highlights for Children.

Sandra has given lectures and dramatic portrayals throughout New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. In 2004 and 2005, she toured with folksinger Peggy Lynn performing stories from their book, Breaking Trail: Remarkable Women of the Adirondacks.

David Hodges has been playing guitar and bass for more than 20 years. He has performed with several bands throughout New York, Texas and Pennsylvania and recorded CDs with Mad Factory and Evil Twin. David currently plays with Mr. Freeze, a blues-rock band, and accompanies Sandra Weber in folk music performances.

Performer sign is limited to 12 and begins at 7 p.m. Four spaces are reserved for newcomers until 7:15 p.m. Call 518-891-3799 for more information or visit