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DMF Underground Featuring The Back Porch Jug Band

  • Daniel's Music Foundation 1595 Lexington Avenue, 2nd floor New York, NY 10029 United States (map)
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You are invited to attend our free event series that exposes the DMF community to new artists and types of music, and introduces DMF to new audiences.

Hosted throughout the year, a different keynote artist will perform a 40-minute set, followed by an open-mic session. We will finish off the evening with an interactive group song - DMF style. Snackappella will be open for refreshments. Due to space limitations you MUST RSVP to attend this event directly to underground@danielsmusic.org or 212.289.8912. All guests must be 18 years or older to participate in this event.

There are a limited number of open mic slots available on a first-come first-served basis each month, so if you are interested in performing please contact Nadine ASAP.

Open Mic Performance Requirements:

  • Total performance time: 4-5 minutes

  • Individuals can bring their own music (acceptable file formats flash drive, iPhone/iPod, a YouTube link or you can choose a song from the DMF list.)

  • Acoustic and electric guitar, keyboard, drum, and small percussion instruments will be made available for your use or you can bring your own instrument.

Featured Keynote Artist

The BACK PORCH JUGBAND features old-time Americana music on guitars, Dobro, banjo, wash-tub bass, fiddle, harmonica, mandolin, bowed Psaltery, ukulele and saw! Combining the ragtime feel of the1920s with blues & bluegrass of the '40's and folk-rock of '60s & 70's, it’s a mashup of great fun! The players: John LaSala and Gene Taylor of Doylestown, Mark Toman of Flemington and Gary Cohen of Lambertville. The BPJB is in its fifth year.