WCSU Midtown coffeehouse spring 2013 schedule released

DANBURY, CONN. Western Connecticut State University will continue the tradition of welcoming various artists to perform in a coffeehouse setting during the spring semester. The performers will include artists from both on- and off-campus. The events are free and are open to the public. Donations to sustain the coffeehouse will be accepted.

All events will be at 8 p.m. on Thursdays in Alumni Hall on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. There is an hour of open mic before the featured act performs. Aside from musical performances, a Campus Slammer night will also take place. Students will compete by reading five minute-long original stories. The winner will receive a $50 gift certificate and continue on to the Slammer Finals along with the runner-up.

Schedule:

• Thursday, Jan. 17: WCSU A Cappella group, Play It By Ear
• Thursday, Jan. 24: Singer/Songwriter, Brian Dolzani
• Thursday, Jan. 31: WCSU Jazz Ensemble
• Thursday, Feb. 7: Folk/Pop artist, Kristen Graves
• Thursday, Feb. 14: All Night Open Mic
• Thursday, Feb. 21: Duo, The Sea The Sea
• Thursday, Feb. 28: Soul/Jazz group, Mad Satta
• Thursday, March 7: Indie/Folk artist, Marci Geller
• Thursday, March 14: Indie/Hip Hop artist, Devine Carama
• Thursday, March 21: Singer/Songwriter, Nicole Thompson
• Thursday, April 4: WCSU A Cappella group, Martini Glass
• Thursday, April 11: Original story slam, Campus Slammer
• Thursday, April 18: Drum circle, Dan Mustin
• Thursday, April 25: TBA

 

Western Connecticut State University offers outstanding faculty in a range of quality academic programs. Our diverse university community provides students an enriching and supportive environment that takes advantage of the unique cultural offerings of Western Connecticut and New York. Our vision: To be an affordable public university with the characteristics of New England’s best small private universities.


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