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Nov. 9, 2020

Big thanks to everyone who came out to Stadz last night, including Spotlight Star Cynthia Wolfe! She was terrific, as always, and we had a great time. Happy birthday again to Dennis Backus, and thanks to the staff for running things oh-so-smoothly as always!

Nov. 2, 2020

We had a fantastic evening at Stadz, with Spotlight Star Englishman John Locke leading the way, playing some tunes he'd never done before, including on e particularly appropriately inappropriate one. Kids, just cover your ears.

We've had a great couple of months, and we're now officially back to being open till 9pm on Mondays!


Thanks so much to everyone who came out and continue to support live music. We're so grateful. See you next week!

Oct. 26, 2020

There's no better way to celebrate a birthday than with friends. I was so great to perform with Spotlight Star Gabrielle Johnston. We kind of "grew up" together starting in 2013 as we were both getting our feet wet at the Gatsbys open MIC nearly every week. I've been so proud to see her progress and the success she's had. Plus, she kinda kicks ass!

Thanks to Alex and the crew for everything - that cake was terrific! And thanks to everyone who continues to come out on Mondays to celebrate the music and relationships. We've got a great thing going. More to come next Monday with Spotlight Star, Englishman John Locke!

Oct. 19, 2020

What a night! Spotlight Star Dan Orr showcased his talent and humor, and we had a bunch of other great music, including yet another first-timer, the exuberant Shanna Chamberlain!


Thanks to everyone for being there, and to Randy Carnes for fashioning Rick Barr Music facemasks. How cool!


Next Monday is Spotlight Star Gabrielle Johnston....and it's my birthday! Yay!

Oct. 12, 2020

It's really been super fun lately on Mondays at Stadz, we've been blessed to hear a lot of truly good musicians playing new stuff, both covers and originals. We got more of that with Spotlight Star Tommy Lee, and his very special guest, Ron Jae! Tommy puts together amazingly unique versions of well-known songs and always creates such a nice vibe. That was a treat. We also had yet another first-timer, Clay Webb, who drove a heck of a long way, and really impressed everyone. Gotta love it!

Thanks to all the staff for taking such great care of us. It was a busy night, and they worked hard to ensure we were happy.

Oct. 5, 2020

We had another solid night of music, with Deirdre Barrington headlining as Spotlight Star! She rocked for a half-hour, then we got to hear several more musicians do their things, including first-timer Christopher Dutton, who was playing his VERY FIRST open MIC. I love that! He was nervous but really good, and we hope he'll keep coming back.


Thanks to everyone who came out, we're back next week with Spotlight Star Tommy Lee!

sept. 28, 2020

Thanks to Jenna Webb for headlining as Spotlight Star for MIC Night! It's always such a treat to hear her perform, and our other players were so good, lots of new songs to hear!


Huge thanks to Alex and the crew for all they do week in and week out. See you next week with Spotlight Star Deirdre Barrington!

sept. 21, 2020

We had so much fun Monday at Stadz! MIC Night is entering its fourth year stronger than ever, thanks to everyone's support.


Mark Zonakis impressed once again as our Spotlight Star, we had a couple birthdays, and yet another first-time performer. See you there next Monday!

sept. 14, 2020

We were off for a few weeks, but came back strong for our three-year anniversary! We had a great night, with loads of talent, headlined by Spotlight Star Dominic James.

I want to thank everyone who has supported Stadz and our event. We had no idea when we started just how good this could be, and have been blown away by it. Especially during these challenging times, it's so good to see people come out and smile! We're going to keep it going, every Monday. See you next week!

August 17, 2020

What fun! Sparky Brewer always pulls out all the stops, playing with tons of energy and just having a good time up there.


It's infectious. We love it!


We also had another first-timer and plenty of music to fill the night.


Thanks to everyone who came out, and the staff for running things like the pros they are.

August 10, 2020

What a night at Stadz! Along with Spotlight Star Jeremiah Suter (and his brother, a Stadz first-timer), we all got a huge surprise when our dear friend Hank Arbaugh showed up! It's been a long time, and great to see he's doing well.

It was packed through most of the evening, thank you to the staff for keeping everyone happy, and Happy Birthday to Mary Fitch! See you all next Monday!

August 3, 2020

Thanks to everyone who came out for MIC Night! We managed to get another first-timer in to perform, and DK Acoustic rocked as our Spotlight Star!


Come out next week when Jeremiah Suter headlines!

July 27, 2020

Eric Allen headlined as Spotlight Star at MIC Night at Stadz!


Thanks to the staff and everyone who came out.


We'll see you out there next week!

July 20, 2020

We had a blast at Stadz Pizzeria, with Spotlight Star Amanda Prior kicking butt for a 30-minute set!


Thanks to everyone who came out, and to the staff for keeping every happy while getting used the new super cool POS (that's point-of-sale, not .....well, you know)


We'll see you out there next week!

July 13, 2020

John Garver was our Spotlight Star, we had some great talent out there!

Thanks to our performers:

  • Laura & Lisa

  • Todd B Acoustic

  • JD Burlee

  • Bream

  • Mark Zonakis

July 6, 2020

What a great night at Stadz! Every seat was filled, and the board was pretty darn close.


Nine players came out, and Todd B Acoustic rocked it as our Spotlight Star! Seriously, he gets more people singing along than just about anybody else.....they loved it!

june 29, 2020

Alright, now THIS is a comeback!! Monday at Stadz was totally fantastic, with 11 signups, terrific music played by everyone, including our Spotlight Star, Uptown Acoustic! Ahhh, it felt just like the olden times.....

Thanks to everyone who came out, as well as the staff and Alex and Toni Stadler, for working so hard to ensure we could keep this event going. We're all very grateful!

june 22, 2020

Fun times at Stadz! Gary Shipman was our Spotlight Star, and his buddy Eddie filled in on percussion, it was a great sound!


Thanks to everyone who came out to play, and the staff for being so excellent ALL the time! See ya next week.

june 15, 2020

We had another fun night at Stadz, where Laura Clark absolutely rocked it as our Spotlight Star! Brian Kerr accompanied her with his crazy good sounds. We had a blast!


Thanks to everyone who came out, and the staff at Stadz Pizzeria for providing such wonderful service. See you next week!

june 8, 2020

It's been a long time in coming! And our first night back at Open MIC was extra special as we celebrated Katie Barr's 26th birthday.

The birthday girl was our Spotlight Star, with a little help from her dad, and brother Nick.

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