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Stratosphere Studios

Blue Nile Jam Session (music, comedy, poetry)
First Thursday of the month at 7pm

Hosted by Paris Alexandra & Kelsey Pyro

227 Utica Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

The Blue Nile Jam Session is Brooklyn's newest monthly open mic and live music jam session that happens ever FIRST THURSDAY! The first 4 months have been standing room only and we will be back again on June 1st!

The Blue Nile Jam Session is dedicated to providing a nurturing space for all artists from all backgrounds, genres, and identities to come and express themselves. We are rooted in the beautiful Crown Heights Community and are hosted by the venue Stratosphere Studios (A BLACK OWNED BUSINESS WHAT WHAAAAAT!).

VOCALISTS get on the open mic list at 7pm! MUSICIANS sit in with the band! DANCERS we will clear space on the hardwood floors for you! VISUAL ARTISTS there is wall space (hit us with a message in advance to work out details).

We have an amazing space, an amazing house band, an amazing DJ, amazing feature artists, and amazing hosts however… we are nothing without YOU!


We also are proud to announce that we have a new sponsor, Funkadelic Studios, who is giving away studio time and other prizes at every Blue Nile event.

How do you get to win studio time at Funkadelic? Just share the Blue Nile Jam Session flyer on your social media of choice, use the hashtaf #bluenilebk, list the date and time of the event (June 1st from 7-11), then show up to the event! You're name will be entered into a raffle and we will draw the winners at the end of the night!


COVER: $5 before 8pm / $7 after 8pm

DOORS OPEN - 7pm (Get there early for sign up!)

OPEN MIC LIST OPENS - 7pm (Get there early for 5 minute solo on the mic because it is first come first serve and our events have been STANDING ROOM ONLY!)

OPEN MIC- 7:30-8:30


OPEN MIC- 8:50-9:30

FEATURE TBA - 9:30pm

OPEN JAM SESSION - 10:00pm-11:00pm (Improvisational - musicians can sit in with the band and vocalists may share the mic.)


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