Interested in performing or exhibiting your art at Timucua?

Performing Artists

Site and Equipment Details


  • 11.5′ deep by 20.5′ wide

Active Acoustics by ACS

  • 65 rooms to choose from, the most anywhere in the world


  • 6’7″ K. Kawai RXA, handmade in Japan, regulated to be even and very responsive


  • Sonor Special Edition Maple shells, five-piece, choice of toms (8″, 10″, 12″)
  • Three rides and a crash (old K, Istanbul, Paiste, de Danyy Gottlieb et Manu Katché)
  • Choice of two kicks: 20″ ported resonant head, foamed-in and 18″ two full heads


  • 2 congas, djembe, cajón, pandeiro, and an assortment of small hand percussion

Upright Bass

  • 19th century 3/4 German flat back with good sustain, easy to play. Recorded 20+ albums with Sam Rivers

Bass Gear

  • Phil Jones Super Flight Case


  • Yamaha guitar with two humbucker pickups, and East Coast Acoustic guitar with pick-up. Acoustic by East Coast, from Britain

Guitar Gear

  • Crate Palomino 32W Class-A all-tube power amp, two-channel with independent volumes and footswitch
  • Crate 5W all-tube power combo amp for full out distortion


  • Presonus StudioLive 24R mixer with effects, 2 Tannoy 800A powered speakers

Recording Equipment

  • Exceptional sounding room with additional Active Acoustic Control System
  • PA mics: omni pair, one omni high SPL, one cardioid pair, one additional cardioid, one clip-on 4099 instrument mic
  • Custom made Stereo Ribbon Blumlein pair, handmade by Denial Mesanovic
  • Other mics: Stereo AT BP-4025 field mic, two Langevin large diaphragm, two 414, four
  • Peluso, one Cascade ribbon, nine vocal mics, Sony M/S mic, and more
  • Crane Song Spider front end: 2X, for 16 channels of audiophile bliss
  • Black Lion Audio Clock generator
  • Sound Devices 702, also available for field recordings
  • Reaper PC-based recording rig, with plug-ins
  • Four headphone sets capacity, only one mix
  • Four Panasonic 3MOS cameras, mounted on remote controlled TP heads, BMD live switcher, records ProRes HQ at 4:2:2 color re-rendering
  • FCP X video editing

NOTE: Sound checks are scheduled at 6–6:30pm

Artists interested in performing, fill out this application.

Visual Artists

Timucua’s season runs from August to June. One visual artist is featured each month of the season

We recommend booking no less than 6 months in advance to be considered

Visual artists interested in working live on stage or exhibiting their work, fill out this application

Artist’s Corner and Gallery

  • Seven shelves for paintings, with hooks available for hanging. Note: Two spots are limited to 32″ in height
  • Music stands for bio, cards, collateral, etc.
  • Basic easel with adjustable height
  • Stool
  • Room for display of prints, collateral. etc. Note: Special stands or racks are not provided
  • Adequate lighting for hanging pieces and live working area
  • It is best to arrive at 6:30pm for assistance hanging and lighting the pieces


Authentic Selves Poetry Open Mic

Artists interested in performing, fill out this application.

What is Authentic Selves?

Authentic Selves is a poetry open mic show. Its unofficial pilot was held February 2022. It was officially launched in March 2022. The event is hosted by Lauren White. Authentic Selves aims to be a community safe space where participants can feel comfortable performing whether they be seasoned artists or are performing for the first time.

When is Authentic Selves held?

Authentic Selves is the third Sunday of every month from 7:30-9:00pm. (With the exception of July, when Timucua is closed.) Doors open at 7:00pm.

Where can I find event information?

Tickets are pay-what-you-like donations. Please “purchase” tickets in advance or donate at the door.

How much do tickets cost?

Tickets are pay-what-you-like donations. Please “purchase” tickets in advance or donate at the door.

Where do I get tickets?

Tickets are available through Timucua’s Eventbrite page here.

I cannot attend in person; is there a livestream?

Yes, the show is livestreamed on Timucua’s YouTube channel. The stream will start approximately 15 minutes before the show and be synced with advertisements showing in the venue.

What is the format of the show?

The format is generally a 15-20 minute set by a featured artist followed by the open mic portion of the show.

How do I sign up to be the featured artist?

Please contact Lauren White at We will require your name, alias (if applicable), a short biography, a short description of what you will be forming, and a high-resolution photo for marketing purposes. (If you have any suggestions for a feature performer, please let us know!)

How long is the featured artist set?

The featured artist has a 15-20 minute set at the beginning of the show.

How do I sign up to participate in the open mic portion of the show?

Fill out the application here. Please include your first and last name so that we may credit you in the video recording. If you wish, an alias can be provided, too. The form will also ask for a contact email, a short description of what you will be performing, and your consent to be recorded. If you do not sign up in advance, you will be added to the end of the list and may be able to perform if time allows.

How long is an open mic spot?

Five minutes. Note: We will not be timing you; this is on the honor system. We simply ask that you prepare in advance and be courteous. We want as many performers as possible!

Is there a deadline for signing up for the open mic?

Yes, the form must be completed by midnight the Saturday before the show.

Is signing up a guarantee that I will perform?

Due to limited time, there is no guarantee that you will be able to perform, but you can still attend!

I signed up for the open mic, but can no longer attend. What should I do?

Notify our host Lauren White at

What format can I perform in?

Authentic Selves is focused on the literary arts – one can do poetry, spoken word, stories, songs, or any other content that is spoken and/or lyrical. This does not include simply playing music. Instruments that accompany the lyrical content are allowed.

What content can be performed?

The goal is sharing our authentic selves; all topics are welcome! Note that this may include mature content, profanity, or wording that may not be suitable for children. Some topics may also be triggering for audience members. If you become uncomfortable, please reach out to one of the staff or volunteers so that we can assist you. (Note: While all content is welcome, we prefer not to have overly pornographic content.)

Do I have to perform original content?

Original content is strongly encouraged. If doing a reading or a cover, please cite the content have it adequately prepared.

Does the performance have to be in English?

No! You may perform in any language desired. Translations are encouraged but not required.

Can I include musical tracks in my performance?

The featured artists may include musical tracks. Please let us know in advance to facilitate testing and sound checks.

What is the proper audience etiquette and participation?

We want the audience to be involved. It adds to the energy of the event! You may snap, applaud, etc in a courteous manner. Please do not be so loud as to drown out the performance or distract from the experience of other guests. Anyone exhibiting discourteous behavior will be asked to leave.

We also ask that you silence your cell phones and turn off Bluetooth devices to prevent audio interference. Pictures and video can be taken; please turn off flash and be mindful you are not obstructing the view of others around you.

What equipment is provided?

If needed, there is a music stand and stool.

There is a microphone on the stage that is not to be touched. The acoustic qualities of the venue will capture the sound when you are near the mic. Anyone who grabs or damages the microphone or other equipment will be asked to leave.

Can I bring my own equipment?

The venue does not support outside equipment. Due to the acoustic qualities of the venue, amplifiers or plug-ins are not needed.

I’m part of a group that wants to collaborate with the show – how do I do that?

Contact Lauren White at to schedule an initial discussion. We will require a short description of your group and a copy of your logo (if applicable) for marketing purposes.

Is Authentic Selves advertised on social media?

Yes, event details are shared on Facebook and Instagram approximately one week before the show.

Can I share content from the show on social media?

Please do! Please tag Timucua Arts (@timucuaarts), staff and volunteers, and other performers. 

How do I view a recording of the show?

Recordings will be posted to Timucua’s YouTube channel within a week after the show. Links will be sent to the artists via email or direct message.

How do I apply to perform?

Artists interested in performing, fill out this application.

I cannot attend in person; is there a livestream?

Yes, the show is livestreamed on Timucua’s YouTube channel. The stream will start approximately 15 minutes before the show and be synced with advertisements showing in the venue.
Edit: Link to our YouTube channel page.

What if I had other questions?

Please send your questions to:
Lauren White, Host:

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