DORN SPACE

 and Related Activities

2019 Live Events at DORN SPACE  
(99 N. Main St., Gloversville, NY)

**2019 Event Updates in Process**

Friday, August 16, 2019 (8 pm) - The Ethan Ullman Comedy Show.  The multi-talented, Justin K. Rivers will be filling in for Ethan Ullman as Guest-Host.  In addition, Justin will be bringing along funny men John McCarthy and Jason Kelts!!  These guys will be holding down the fort while Ethan is away and will be firing up their own brand of grade-A humor.  You might even witness actual hand-to-hand comedy!  Find out what that means when Justin K. Rivers and his people (and puppets) invade the Glove City.  $10 (cash/door only).

Saturday, August 24, 2019 (7 pm) - Keanen Stark and Orion Kribs in Concert. Fresh-faced, multi-instrumentalists / new-fogey folksingers, Keanen Stark and Orion Kribs will channel the likes of Woody Guthrie and the greats of yesteryear. $10 (cash/door only).

Saturday, August 31, 2019 (8 pm) - Peter Vrooman's, "How We Ended Up Here" (Encore Presentation).  Covering topics such as love, music, religion, politics, and life in general, comedian Peter Vrooman invites you to take a journey through his own retrospective thoughts and humorous stories.  $10 (cash/door only).

Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019 (2 pm) - Gloversville's Gospel Salvation Open Mic.  Go public in your faith and get out to Dorn Space and do a little singing, a little poetry, a little storytelling, a little comedy, a little preaching, give a little testimony or do a little of something else for five minutes on the Dorn Space stage. Admission is Free.

Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 (7 pm) - Writers Club Poetry and Prose Open Mic.  Calling all writers and spoken word artists.  If you've got something you'd like to say or read, this is your opportunity to express yourself.  You've got five minutes to make yourself heard every first-Monday (except Holidays) of the month.  $5 (cash/door only).

Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 (7:30 pm) - Ed Smyth's Geek Comedy Hour (with very special guest) is a  little brainy, a little off beat, and a little silly.  Comics and songsters come together for original comedy that's different from your average shtick!  admission is $10 (cash/door only).

Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 (7 pm) -  "What Say Us."  An hour of egocentric wordplay by Gloversville's guardians of gobbledegook.  Hosted by Brian Dorn with featured guests.  $10 (cash/door only).

Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 (2 pm) - The Dorn Space Awards.  If you've participated in a show, open mic, paint job, building repair or any associated Dorn Space activity, you might be nominated for a "DORNSTAR" award. $10 (cash/door only) *nominees get in free.

Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 (7 pm) - Wide World of Writers Weekend Comedy Open Mic PLUS The Ethan Ullman Comedy Show.  The first ever Dorn Space Comedy Open Mic will precede The Ethan Ullman Comedy Show and may (if necessary) resume following the completion of The Ethan Ullman Comedy Show.  Open Mic participants will be allowed ten minutes stage time.  Material should adhere to PG-13 guidelines.  $10 (cash/door only).

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 (11 am - 3 pm) -  Wide World of Writers Weekend Writers' Market.  Meet the actual authors in person who write the books that make the whole world read.  Books will be available to purchase direct from the authors.  Public Admission is FREE.

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 (7 pm) -   Wide World of Writers Weekend Special Edition, "What Say Us."  An hour of egocentric wordplay by Gloversville's guardians of gobbledegook.  Hosted by Brian Dorn with featured guests.  $10 (cash/door only).

Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 (2 pm) - Wide World of Writers Weekend Special Edition Writers Club Poetry and Prose Open Mic - Calling all writers and spoken word artists.  If you've got something you'd like to say or read, this is your opportunity to express yourself.  You've got five minutes to make yourself heard.  In addition, a new Dorn Space Poet Laureate will be chosen among the day's open mic participants.  $5 (cash/door only).

Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 (7:30 pm) - The William Deuel Band in Concert. Featuring electric and acoustic rock/blues, The William Deuel Band's recently released debut album of all original tracks, "Reset" has positioned the band within earshot of major musical acclaim.  $10 (cash/door only).

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 (7 pm) - Alex Smith in Concert.  North country singer/songwriter, Alex Smith has toured internationally and been featured on the Emmy Award winning documentary, "Songs to Keep" alongside Pete Seeger, Peter Yarrow, and Dan Berggren.  He's won an NTCMA award for his record "Hamilton County" and has received extensive radio play nationwide. $10 (cash/door only).

Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 (2 pm) - Gloversville's Gospel Salvation Open Mic.  Go public in your faith and get out to Dorn Space and do a little singing, a little poetry, a little storytelling, a little comedy, a little preaching, give a little testimony or do a little of something else for five minutes on the Dorn Space stage. Admission is Free.

Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 (7 pm) - Writers Club Poetry and Prose Open Mic.  Calling all writers and spoken word artists.  If you've got something you'd like to say or read, this is your opportunity to express yourself.  You've got five minutes to make yourself heard every first-Monday (except Holidays) of the month.  $5 (cash/door only).

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 (7 pm) - Davey O. in Concert.  Drawn from a deep well of experience and human emotion, singr/songwriter, Davey O. crafts pure Americana. No hackneyed story lines, no insincere polish, just an unflinching poet's look at life.  $10 (cash/door only).

Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 (8 pm) - The Ethan Ullman Comedy Show.  Ethan Ullman has been making quite a name for himself in the world of comedic entertainment.  Get out to Dorn Space to find out why he is "The King of All(bany) Media" and experience the thoroughly funny character that is Ethan Ullman.  $10 (cash/door only).

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 (2 pm) - Gloversville's Gospel Salvation Open Mic.  Go public in your faith and get out to Dorn Space and do a little singing, a little poetry, a little storytelling, a little comedy, a little preaching, give a little testimony or do a little of something else for five minutes on the Dorn Space stage. Admission is Free.

Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 (7 pm) - Writers Club Poetry and Prose Open Mic.  Calling all writers and spoken word artists.  If you've got something you'd like to say or read, this is your opportunity to express yourself.  You've got five minutes to make yourself heard every first-Monday (except Holidays) of the month.  $5 (cash/door only).

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 (7 pm) - Dan Kirsner (The Nashville Performer) in Concert.  Dan Kirsner has performed at the Grand Ole Opry and opened for music greats, George Jones, Conway Twitty, Del Reeves and Billy Walker.  Get ready for an evening of original songs by a country music original. (Special Guest, Kevin Wayne opening).  $10 (cash/door only).

Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 (8 pm) - The Ethan Ullman Comedy Show.  Ethan Ullman has been making quite a name for himself in the world of comedic entertainment.  Get out to Dorn Space to find out why he is "The King of All(bany) Media" and experience the thoroughly funny character that is Ethan Ullman.  $10 (cash/door only).

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 (5 pm) - SIRSY in Concert!  Comprised of Melanie Kramer and Rich Libutti, SIRSY is a rock + soul duo with pop sensibility, lots of heart, & just the right amount of sass.  Catch this intimate, uniquely Dorn Space, beyond the music performance with extra stories, extra laughs and of course, extra-great music!!! $10 (cash/door only).

Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 (7 pm) - Writers Club Poetry and Prose Open Mic.  Calling all writers and spoken word artists.  If you've got something you'd like to say or read, this is your opportunity to express yourself.  You've got five minutes to make yourself heard every first-Monday (except Holidays) of the month.  $5 (cash/door only).

Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 (7:30 pm) - Ed Smyth's Geek Comedy Hour (with very special guest) is a  little brainy, a little off beat, and a little silly.  Comics and songsters come together for original comedy that's different from your average shtick!  admission is $10 (cash/door only).

Saturday, Dec. 7. 2019 (7 pm) - The Bluebillies Old-Time Gospel Christmas Revue.  Celebrate the reason for the season with a very special musical presentation featuring the joyful harmonies of americana/bluegrass group - The Bluebillies! $10 (cash/door only).

Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 (2 pm) - Gloversville's Gospel Salvation Open Mic.  Go public in your faith and get out to Dorn Space and do a little singing, a little poetry, a little storytelling, a little comedy, a little preaching, give a little testimony or do a little of something else for five minutes on the Dorn Space stage. Admission is Free.

Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 (2 pm) - Gloversville's Gospel Salvation Open Mic.  Go public in your faith and get out to Dorn Space and do a little singing, a little poetry, a little storytelling, a little comedy, a little preaching, give a little testimony or do a little of something else for five minutes on the Dorn Space stage. Admission is Free.

Friday, Dec. 20, 2019 (8 pm) - The Ethan Ullman Comedy Show.  Ethan Ullman has been making quite a name for himself in the world of comedic entertainment.  Get out to Dorn Space to find out why he is "The King of All(bany) Media" and experience the thoroughly funny character that is Ethan Ullman.  $10 (cash/door only).