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Branded Saloon

Sir D's Existential Open MIc
Every Sunday at 5pm

Hosted by The Sticker Dude & Michael Friedman.

603 Vanderbilt Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-484-8704
venue:brandedsaloon.com
All styles of music and song welcome. Jams are encouraged, but not mandatory. Playing order is generally first come, first serve. No need to get there early.

This listing was last updated 11 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: September 1

The Buren

Open Mic at the Buren (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Sunday at 8pm

Hosted by David Gagne

1223 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-684-3023
venue:theburen.com
host:dgagne.com
Show us what you can do and enjoy an eclectic mix of Brooklyn talent from New York’s thriving artist community. Performance of all types is welcomed! Sign up begins at 7:30

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LP & Harmony

Sunday Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Sunday at 8pm

Hosted by Jimmy Hoffman

460 15th St, #3
Brooklyn, NY
phone:347-262-4274
host:instagram.com/slimjimjammer
variety mic, 1-2 songs or 5-6 minutes, first come sign-up list

This listing was last updated 7 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Essence bar and Restaurant

phone:718-346-5703
venue:essencebar.com
host:livejim.com
Live Show followed by an openMike. Singers and musicians are welcome to perform old and new R&B soul music. Please get there by 9:30 PM to sign up. For further information call (1718) 346.5703

This listing was last updated over 4 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: November 22, 2014

Rocky Sullivan's

phone:718-246-8050
venue:libertyheightstaproom.com
event:hungrysundays.blogspot.com
host:hungrysundays.blogspot.com
Hungry Sundays the 1st Sunday of every month… But the next show is january 31st.

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: January 18, 2016

The Carrie Able Gallery

Living Arts Night (music, poetry)
Every Sunday at 6pm
409 Keap Street
Brooklyn, NY
venue:carrieable.com

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: September 18, 2016

The Topaz

Gem Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Monday at 8pm

Hosted by Jimmy Hoffman

251 Bushwick Ave
Brooklyn, NY
host:instagram.com/slimjimjammer
variety open mic, 2 songs or 6 minutes, first-come sign-up list out at 7:30pm, happy hour extended until 9pm!

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Starr Bar

phone:718-821-1100
venue:starrbar.com
event:eventbrite.com/e/no-artist-info-open-mic-tickets-57220673575

No artist info… yet! We welcome musicians, comedians, poets, and performers of all kinds to bring their best and take the stage.

Sign-up begins at 8:30PM with performances to begin at 9PM. Performances are capped at 7 minutes.

Our backline includes a piano, 4 chorded mics, Ampeg’s BA-210 2x10″ Bass Combo Amp, and a Marshall DSL401 Guitar Amp.

Starr Bar is a social justice bar with zero tolerance for racism, sexism, homophobia, and transphobia. We expect all performers and audience members to treat each other with respect and we will intervene with performances that do not follow these guidelines.

This event has no cover, but we amicably enforce a 1 food/drink item minimum.

Grab a drink and sing your heart out!

This listing was last updated 8 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Submitted by Kelly Isaacs
  • Last updated: March 2

Radegast Hall & Biergarten

phone:718-963-3973
venue:radegasthall.com
event:facebook.com/events/805858266457954
host:radegasthall.com

Hi there!

Bring your gear and get here. Signups at the door and fun starts at 8:00 PM. 2 songs or 10 minutes whichever comes first.

Beer specials provided by Radeberger.

Captive audience and great atmosphere!

This listing was last updated 7 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Gran Torino

phone:347-987-4333
venue:grantorinonyc.com
event:facebook.com/groups/843189522749877
host:jonberger.com
Randomized signup at 7.30. Performances until 11.30. We encourage the AntiFolk spirit and original performances. There's a revolving cast of hosts - gotta catch 'em all. We're not on the third Monday of the month.

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The West

The West Open Mic
Every Monday at 8pm

Hosted by John

379 Union Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-599-1704
2 songs 8 minutes then a lightning round. House guitar is usually there. 2 microphones, tracks are welcome.

This listing was last updated over 1 year ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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House of Kava

phone:347-687-6801
venue:houseofkava.com
event:facebook.com/events/1921752441399557
host:soundcloud.com/mcstove

MC Stove (Steve Jozef) joins House Of Kava on Monday Night for an incredible open mic night!

Please Sign Up online at http://www.houseofkava.com/signup

8:30PM- Last Minute Sign Ups

9:00PM - Performances Begin

All types of performers are welcomed and encouraged!!!

SURPRISE US WITH YOUR TALENTED SELVES (Any Type Of Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Performance Art, Dance, Comedy, ETC.)

Amps & Microphones are provided. House acoustic guitar available for those who need it. Bluetooth/aux available as well.

THIS IS AN ALL AGES EVENT. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

BYOB (small $10 corkage fee & ID)

Kava Drinks, Kratom Drinks & Snacks.

EVERY MONDAY FOR ETERNITY FOR FREE!

One Drink Suggested Minimum but not required. We will never turn anyone away, but we do want to help the lovely bartendars have fun and make some monaaay. :)

This listing was last updated over 1 year ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: April 10, 2018

Essence bar and Restaurant

Touch The Mic Monday's (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Monday at 7:30pm

Hosted by Damon Rozier

1662 Atlantic Ave.
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-346-5703
venue:essencebar.com
This is a weekly open mic that offer an audience. There's a live DJ with mixing board to plugin instruments, and phone accompaniment. It offers a warm friendly environment. Beginners and seasoned artists are welcome and appreciated. Come through.

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Submitted by Damon Rozier
  • Last updated: May 10, 2016

The Jalopy Theatre

JALOPY'S WEEKLY OPEN MIC (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Tuesday at 9pm

Hosted by Ernie Vega

315 Colombia St.
Brooklyn, NY
venue:jalopy.biz
Sign up at Jalopy by 8:50pm Tuesday evenings! Performance order is drawn at 9pm and the show begins promptly thereafter! All styles welcome. Try out a new tune, instrument, and feel what it's like on the other side of that red curtain.

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  • Submitted by Karen Duffy
  • Last updated: August 13

The Topaz

Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Tuesday at 8pm

Hosted by Cat Rickman

251 Bushwick Ave
Brooklyn, NY
The new open mic on Tuesdays is hosted by Jeremiah Clay Neal. Sign up starts at 7 with the event starting at 8pm. Musicians are welcome! Original material is strongly recommended. Comedians are welcome! Please bring your own instruments.

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  • Last updated: October 26

Bushwick Public House

Bushwick Public Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Tuesday at 8pm

Hosted by Joe Crow Ryan

1288 Myrtle Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
phone:917-966-8500
venue:bushwickpublichouse.com

Bushwick Public Open Mic hosted by Joe Crow Ryan

Tuesday August 13th (and every tuesday after *fingers crossed*)

at Bushwick Public House 1288 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY (a few blocks away from the mics' old home at Little Skips)

8pm start time

Get ready for this new venue for our Second Decade of Bushwick open Mic.

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  • Submitted by Ben Pagano
  • Last updated: September 19

Hungry Ghost

Hungry Ghost - Tuesday Night Open Mic
Second Tuesday of the month at 8pm

Hosted by Danny

781 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-797-3595
venue:hungryghostcoffee.com
Open mic intended for solo artists or duos. All music styles welcome (except overtly explicit music). Keep in mind it's a smaller, intimate space so very loud music is not ideal. PA, mic and guitar provided.

This listing was last updated 9 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: February 1

Daily Press Coffee and Bar

Free Open Mic! (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Wednesday at 7:30pm

Hosted by Andy Rose

38 Somers Street
Brooklyn, NY
phone:347-442-1410
venue:dailypresscoffee.com

A versatile and accepting open mic. We strive to create a safe space for all humans. We've hosted singers and musicians to performance artists and magicians.

Come and express yourself and show what you've got!

A featured artist begins at 7:30, open mic begins at 8 pm.

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  • Submitted by Josh Thies
  • Last updated: October 16

The Brooklyn Firefly

phone:718-833-5000
venue:thebrooklynfirefly.com
No signup required. Just show up and perform!

This listing was last updated over 2 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: September 14, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Arts

phone:718-398-2787
venue:facebook.com/brooklyncenterforthearts
event:eventbrite.com/e/bca-wednesdays-show-and-tell-tickets-41501436915

FIRST 20 FREE ENTRY TO A RAFFLE!

Doors open at 7pm

Open Mic starts at 7:30pm

$5 Entry

NEED SOMETHING TO GET YOU OVER HUMPDAY, BUT NOT MAKE YOU TO OVERSLEEP IN THE MORNING?

Breakout of the mundane at Brooklyn's newest open mic & stage for artists

Spoken word, open mic, live music and food!

2.21.18 The theme of the night is Black Excellence! Featuring Drexton Clemons and The Trumpet Kid Zachary Durham!

We promote a clean and artistic environment.

SUPPORT ARTS EDUCATION & ENJOY YOURSELF AT BCA WEDNESDAYS!

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  • Last updated: September 19

Branded Saloon

phone:718-484-8704
venue:brandedsaloon.com
event:brandedsaloon.com/p/calendar.html

1st Wednesday Open Mic w/ Laura

4th and 5th Wednesday Open Mic w/ Greg Holt (the fiddler)

Come play! Sign up at 7:30!

This listing was last updated 8 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: February 26

Halyards

phone:718-532-8787
venue:barhalyards.com
event:facebook.com/pg/HalyardsAcousticWednesdays
host:facebook.com/pg/HalyardsAcousticWednesdays

This listing was last updated over 2 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Submitted by Ben Bar
  • Last updated: June 30, 2017

The Green Pavilion Poetry Event

Open Mike (music, poetry)
Last Wednesday of the month at 7pm

Hosted by Evie Ivy, Sol Rubin

4307 18th Ave
Brooklyn, NY

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: August 23, 2016

CorletteNY

phone:718-596-4860
venue:corletteny.com
event:facebook.com/LimelightNY
host:twitter.com/Barry_Barz

Limelight At CorletteNY is held in the heart of Bed Stuy, convenient to the G train at Bedford-Nostrand! CorletteNY, a Caribbean taqueria that specializes in island-inspired tacos as wells as classic island dishes! Allow us to be your mid-week getaway with the sounds of Neo Soul, a complimentary cocktail and good eats.

There is an Open Mic portion from 7-7:30 where we have 4 slots each week!

We then have an Open Discussion Topic, where the audience has a chance to chime in on everything from local topics to entertainment news!

We have a guest feature every week to provide live entertainment. Flyer and details can be found on our social media

#LimelightAtCorletteNY is held every Wednesday from 6-9 and is hosted by Barry Barz (@barry_barz) & Tan Carter (@tancarter) with DJ Def Soul (defsoulnj).

Cover includes a complimentary cocktail!

#LimelightAtCorletteNY "Neo Soul and Spoken Word the way it should be"

LIMELIGHT At CorletteNY

Every Wednesday

Doors Open at 6PM

$5 Admission

CorletteNY

193 A Nostrand Ave.

This listing was last updated over 5 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Submitted by Barry Barz
  • Last updated: June 17, 2014

Greenhouse Café

venue:greenhousecafe.com
event:facebook.com/greenhousethursdays

Bay Ridge’s legendary Greenhouse Café is home to “Original Thursdays”, the finest original music showcase in South Brooklyn and an energetic open mic! We provide a warm, friendly atmosphere for artists to come and entertain a supportive audience.

Host Max Christopher curates a prime selection of musical acts for the featured sets every week from 8:30PM-10PM. Each of the three featured acts receives ~30 minutes to showcase their original songs. From 10PM to the end, our open mic allows for a wide variety talent to shine, from music and poetry to comedy and magic!

Our backline includes an acoustic guitar, an electric guitar amp, and a digital piano. We ask that all artists keep their acts light on noise and explicit language. No acoustic drum kits are allowed, but electronic kits and hand drums (bongoes, cajones, etc.) are welcome!

We love to see artists off all stripes at “Original Thursdays”! Happy entertaining!

For further inquiries, message “@greenhousethursdays” on Facebook.

SIGN-UP: 8PM

FEATURED SETS: 8:30PM-10PM

OPEN MIC: 10PM

This listing was last updated 7 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: April 10

Tillys BKLYN

phone:347-425-1251
venue:tillysbklyn.com
Soul Motif singer/songwriter Thursdays invites Singer/Songwriters to come out and share, network, inspire, learn, and teach. Great space, Awesome PA, Track accommodation, Spacious Stage, Drum Kit, Mic, Acoustic guitar Amp. Supportive and Encouraging environment. Sign up at soulmotif1@gmail.com or in person.

This listing was last updated over 1 year ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Submitted by Deric
  • Last updated: January 30, 2018

Kitty Kiernan's

Open Mike
Every Thursday at 10pm

Hosted by Antonio Mancilla

9715 Third Ave
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-921-0217
venue:kittykiernans.com

This listing was last updated over 2 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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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
venue:thestratosphere.com
event:facebook.com/bluenilebk

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!

ANNOUNCING STUDIO TIME RAFFLE!!!!

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!

FLOW 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

FEATURE TBA- 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.)

TILL THEN FOLLOW US ON IG @bluenile_BK !!!!

This listing was last updated over 2 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Radiant Shade Free Open Mic

Radiant Shade Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
First Thursday of the month at 8pm

Hosted by R.Q.Tek

760 Sackman St
Brooklyn, NY
venue:facebook.com/RadiantShadeOpenMic
host:facebook.com/Rqtek
Family friendly, all Positive Open Mic. NO profanity or erotic content. AMAZING BAND, GREAT VIBE and FREE.

This listing was last updated over 4 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: January 5, 2015

Word Up Café

Write Right Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Thursday at 7pm

Hosted by Quindell Evens (Blue Poettree)

652 Pennsylvania Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-272-4070
venue:facebook.com/Word-Up-Cafe-148499431968057

Sign up evening of on the premises

- Quindell Evens Thursday

Flow N Tell -City The King Fridays

Poetic Soul Thursday & Friday

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  • Submitted by KK
  • Last updated: September 11

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  • Last updated: August 15

Ingersoll Community Center

Open Mike (music, poetry)
Last Friday of the month at 8pm

Hosted by Samantha Johnson

177 Myrtle Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
Open Mic in Fort Greene. Sign up open format for teens and adults. 2 piece minimum singers and poets welcomed. Email Samantha at wright.johnson7@gmail.com place in email : name, bio and name of pieces.

This listing was last updated over 5 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: July 21, 2014

Word Up Café

Flow N Tell (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Friday at 7pm

Hosted by City The King

652 Pennsylvania Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-272-4070
venue:facebook.com/Word-Up-Cafe-148499431968057

Sign up evening of on the premises

Write Right Open mic- Quindell Evens Thursday

-City The King Fridays

Poetic Soul Thursday & Friday

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  • Submitted by KK
  • Last updated: September 19

Commons Café

phone:347-987-4966
venue:thecommonsbrooklyn.org/content/commons-cafe
host:furee.org

The FYAHouse Open Mic Series is a monthly Arts & Social Justice series which highlights the various challenges to young people in public housing and beyond; topics such as suicide prevention, police harassment & brutality, gun and domestic violence.  After each monthly performance of poetry, music, dance, and/or video/film FYAH company members will facilitate a youth panel discussion to address the issues presented each evening.

$10 suggested donation but pay what you wish, youth under 25 get in FREE!

**NOTE: All Performing and supporting youth will be provided with a full dinner and transportation at the end of the night (must coordinate in advance). If any one is interested in performing at future events, please contact FUREE at michael@furee.org.

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  • Last updated: September 19

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