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Grace to host Open-mic CoffeeHouse on Friday

Kari Grace

BEMIDJI—Headwaters Music and Arts of Bemidji will hold its open-mic CoffeeHouse at 7 p.m. Friday, June 1. Sign-up begins at 6:30. Held on the first Friday of most months, the CoffeeHouse features open-mic music and spoken word performance in a supportive and family friendly environment, a release said.

Area performer and vocal instructor Kari Grace will serve as this month's host. "The

Coffeehouse never ceases to amaze me," Grace said in a release. "I love the nurturing environment and quality performances."

All ages and skill levels are encouraged to sign up for a 10- to 15-minute set. Admission is $3 per person or $7 per family.

Grace has sung for Norwegian royalty and achieved finalist status in a Schubert Club Competition, as well as singing alongside artists in residence at the Landmark Center.

The CoffeeHouse will take a summer break for July and August. It will return in September.

Headwaters Open-Mic CoffeeHouse is a volunteer-led community event. Headwaters Music and Arts is located at 519 Minnesota Ave. NW in downtown Bemidji. Contact John Henningsgaard at (218) 444-9845 for more information.