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Sunday Night Music: The Open Irish Session at the Petworth Citizen

S E S S I O N R U L E S

The Petworth Citizen Open Session happens every third Sunday of the month from 7:00-10:00pm at the Petworth Citizen and Reading Room, which is by the intersection of Georgia ave. and Upshur st. in Petworth NW DC. The following primer outlines the conduct and comportment recommended for all participants:

1. Show respect by performing to your highest standard.

2. Do not play out of tune, speed up or slow down.

3. Do not interrupt a good tune with a conversation, and do not interrupt a good conversation with a tune.

4. No more than one harmony instrument (guitar/bouzouki/piano) and one bodhrán may be present at any time. Multiples of either should be prepared to take turns.

5. All songs and singers must be cleared by the session leader.

6. Be prepared to relinquish your seat to special guests, and if there are other musicians waiting to play you must take turns.

7. If the session leader raises an eyebrow in your direction, you are in violation of one of these rules.

Earlier Event: July 19
Literary Cocktails
Later Event: July 25
Jazz at the Citizen: