The call is out for all performers — musicians, authors, rappers, poets, etc. who want to reach a Portage la Prairie audience in a casual open mic atmosphere.

In partnership with Badlands Promotions, Royal Canadian Legion Branch #65, Sawmill Tea + Coffee Co. and Visions of Independence Inc., Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival is in its second season of Open Mic & Jam Night The show gets underway at 7 p.m.

Want to perform

Artists interested in performing at the open mic are encouraged to arrive at least 15 minutes before the showtime to register and will be selected on a first come-first served basis. If you are a performer (either local, visiting, or touring) and would like to host the open mic, please email for more information.

Anyone wanting to participate in the jam session or attend as an audience member can arrive at any time between 7 – 11 p.m.

Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival Open Mic & Jam Nights are held the last Friday of each month from November to April with the exception of December at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #65 at 275 Duke Ave.