Literature/Poetry + Open Mic

Sky Stage’s Literature Series continues on 2nd Wednesdays with varied host groups, from May-October 2019. Join us for prose and poetry readings by regional writers under the stars, often followed by open mic readings. Test out your latest writing efforts with a supportive audience. Check the Facebook event for up to date information. 

Note: Sky Stage is an all-ages venue. Beer/wine available for purchase to those over 21 with valid ID.

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May– Beat poetry featuring Frederick poet Rod Deacey and his DC Beats, comprising Ron Goad on drums, percussion and occasional remarks, plus crazy ex-Dutchman, now American Niels Jonker on 5-string upright bass. With guest readers Abigail Richon, Izzy Peroni, Luke Staley, Gracelyn Willard.

Roderick Deacey is the resident poet for The Harried Americans Roadshow and often appears in SAW (Songwriters Association of Washington) shows at Café Montmartre at Lake Anne Plaza in Reston.

June–hosted by Frederick Writers Salon

July–hosted by Slant Light poets collective

Aug–TBA, tentative Jesslyn Street poetry book signing

Sept–Hosted by the Frederick Chapter of Maryland Writers’ Association

October–Slant Light poets




October 9, 2019 7:30 PM


October 9, 2019 9:30 PM

Fees & Tickets


This event has no entrance fee

Event Venue


59 S Carroll St