The Earl Smith Strand Theatre will host Open Mic Nights as a forum for local performers to showcase their talents for the community this July. Local music lovers and performers alike will enjoy an evening filled with personality, good humor, and great local music in The Strand’s fourth level event room and rooftop terrace.

Bands or individuals must register in advance to schedule their “open mic” time. Sign up begins 30 days in advance via email and closes 24 hours before the doors open. Performers are asked to send an email with name, age, tech needs, genre, the number of performs in the act, and any additional performance information to and confirmations will be returned with performance time. There are 20 slots per night. Each performance will be limited to a two-song or eight-minute performance. No drum kits, effects petals, or tracking allowed and group performances may not exceed four members.The Strand will provide two ¼ inch guitar cables, two XLR Mic Cables, two Shure SM58 Vocal Mics, Mic Stands, Keyboard and a PA system.

Open Mic Nights will be held on July 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2011 from 7pm to 10:30pm with Andrew Cole as the Emcee. Doors open at 5:45 PM with a cash bar opening at 6 PM.

It’s free to listen and perform. There will be limited seating available.

Earl Smith Strand Theatre
117 North Park Square
Marietta GA 30060

For more information, please call (770) 293-0080.


  1. Hello My name is John Burnett. I would like to performer in the Square. Are you still having Open Mic Events? How can I show case my talents. I am A Evangelist Artist/Psalmist here in Marietta, GA. My number is 770-837-4083

  2. Is this for 2014 or what year? I can’t tell when this was posted. There’s no indication of it anywhere on the page or in the article or anything.


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