SAM Events Calendar

Our events calendar has the most up-to-date listings for open mics, story slams and other scheduled performance opportunities.

Story Club Minneapolis


A monthly storytelling show at the Bryant-Lake Bowl, featuring both an open mic segment and a curated set of performers from all over the Twin Cities arts scene and beyond. The Story Club stage emphasizes true, autobiographical stories -- especially stories that are bold, risky, vulnerable and unexpected. Email

The largest non-juried performing arts festival in the United States, Minnesota’s Fringe is especially friendly to storytellers and other spoken word artists.

Minnesota Fringe Festival

A monthly variety show featuring performers of all kinds.

Sample Night Live

Cheap Theatre is a monthly storytelling event at the Black Forest Inn, featuring a different theme for every performance.

Cheap Theatre