Open Mic Stage Saturday & Sunday 11.30am to 4.45pm Out of the Bedroom Edinburgh’s originals only songwriters open mic Sad Song Club Celebrate Sadness© at the world’s only open mic dedicated to miserable art. BRING THE PATHOS. Songs, poems, spoken word and more. Originals preferred. Covers welcome. Sign Up Out of the Bedroom Saturday 3rd June Part 1 11.30am -11.40am: Check In/Sign-Up 11.45am – 1.30pm: Performance Time Part 2 1.15pm – 1.25pm: Check In/Sign-Up 1.30pm – 3pm: Performance Time Part 3 3.00pm – 3.10pm: Check In/Sign-Up 3.15pm – 4.45pm: Performance Time Sad Song Club Sunday 4th June Part 1: 11:30am -11.45am: Check In/Sign-Up 11.45am – 1.45pm: Performance Time Part 2: 1.45pm -2pm: Check In/Sign-Up 2pm – 4pm: Performance Time Part 3: NEW FOR MEADOWS FESTIVAL ’23: 4pm – 4.45pm: SAD JAM. Improvise, adapt, overcome. Group singing, rhythm and maybe some blues? Who knows? Who cares? Sign Up Key info All songs must be original (Out of the Bedroom only). Each act can only play once during the day. Each slot is 10 mins maximum (two songs each) On signing up, let the host know how many people will be playing and what the instruments will be. If you sign up in advance (Sad Song Club only) please be present for the check-in at the beginning of the session. The stage is small so drum kits and amps are not permitted. There will be four mics and four instrument DI inputs available. For Out of the Bedroom there will be an electro acoustic guitar and electronic keyboard available. A maximum of 4 performers will be permitted on the stage at any one time. Instruments will be DI-ed into the sound desk please bring a Jack cable with you. Make sure that your instruments are tuned up before going on stage. Be ready to go on stage at least 15 minutes before your slot and leave the stage as quickly as possible. Do not plug in or unplug equipment until directed If you are not there for the start of your slot you will not be permitted to play and will not be able to rebook You are responsible for your own equipment – please label it clearly and never leave it unattended. Please take care when using the house equipment, you will be charged for any damage caused by misuse. Meadows Festival and Out of the bedroom accept no liability for any loss or damage to your equipment. The Meadows Festival is a family friendly community event: No strong language on the stage please. The festival is run entirely by Volunteers: abusive behaviour will not be tolerated.