Multilingual Musician Phyllis Chapell to Host Open Air Open Mic in July

Guitarist-vocalist Phyllis Chapell, a local recording artist with a worldwide following and a cosmopolitan approach, will host Hansberry Garden’s Open Air Open Mic event on Monday, July 17, at 6:30 p.m. Chapell will perform a short set before welcoming other artists to the stage as the host of an open mic.

Open Air Open Mic | Photo: Joy Ike

Tiny Desk Favorite Joy Ike to Inaugurate Open Air Open Mic Series

Polished and precise, yet buoyed with an airy grace, Joy Ike paints with a broad palette that defies easy categorization. Born to Nigerian immigrants, the singer/songwriter has drawn comparisons to musicians such as Nina Simone, Laura Nyro, and Regina Spektor for her music, voice, and writing. But her percussive piano-playing and soaring vocals give homage […]