A Cappella & Unplugged Open Mic Details & Guidelines:

  • 2 Song, 10 Minute Set Time
  • Lyrical/musical content must be friendly to all ages
  • Performers must either perform solo or in a group (no splitting performances)
  • Performances must either be A Cappella or unplugged (no amplification, no microphones, no electronics)
  • Instruments must be portable enough to be carried/held (no full drum kits, pianos, wheeled instruments)
  • Be respectful to all performers
  • Performers should arrive 30 minutes before open mic (if unable, contact Evan)
  • All open mics are FREE to the public

If you have any questions/concerns, contact
A Cappella Unplugged MC, Evan Crider, at  717-552-2977 ext. 104 or via email at:


2024 A Cappella & Unplugged Main Events:


Preliminary Round on June 29th @ The Capitol Theatre  –  7:00pm  – 159 S Main St, Chambersburg, PA 17201  –  RSVP HERE

Attend the 1st Round of A Cappella & Unplugged at the Capitol Theatre on June 29th! This event features performers vying for the grand prize of $500. A panel of judges will vote on 6 acts to move on to the final round.The audience will also vote on the People’s Choice. This performer will also win $100! The 1st Round of A Cappella & Unplugged is FREE to the public!!!


Final Round on July 20th @ Franklin County Courthouse Steps

Right after Old Market Day, come to the Franklin County Courthouse Plaza for the Final Round of A Cappella & Unplugged! Up to 6 contestants will perform one last time for the opportunity to win the $500 grand prize! Audience members will vote on the winner of A Cappella & Unplugged 2024. After the Final Round is concluded, stick around for the 1864 Ransoming, Burning, and Rebirth of Chambersburg reenactment.