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About Bridges Open Mic and Coffeehouse

Bridges provides a place to build connections between people of all walks of life, to be seen and heard, appreciated, and better understood. Free refreshments are provided. Bridges is an informal open mic opportunity to share songs, readings, dance, art, a personal story, or poetry. Come jam with other musicians, or join in some sing-alongs.

Spontaneous notes:

"(My friend) was really impressed with the vibe and sense of community at Bridges Coffeehouse after Not Bread Alone, and we both had a great time!"

Another:"I want to thank you for your gift of this place. I love coming - can't always make it, but i do whenever i can. You and Hannah and everyone that comes makes it special, warm, inviting. Thank you so much. "

Bridges is a joint project of some members of the First Congregational Church of Amherst and some members of the Not Bread Alone Community. First Congregational Church proudly sponsors this venue!

Call 413-668-4189, or write to

or write to or use the form in "Contact Us" for any questions.


First Congregational Church Dining Room (downstairs, use back door)

165 Main St

Amherst, MA 01007

Once a Month Hours:

Second Saturdays

3:00-5:00 PM


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