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Hops & Barley

Acoustic Open Mic
Every Sunday at 9pm

Hosted by Erik Alt/ Tony & Laura

4359 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL
phone:773-286-7413
Acoustic Open Mike Every Sunday Night, Alternating Hosts Erik with Tony and Laura. Drink Specials, longest running Sunday Open Mic on the North Side.

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Erik
  • Last updated: January 12, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Nov 19
  • Sunday, Nov 26
  • Sunday, Dec 03
  • Sunday, Dec 10
  • Sunday, Dec 17

iBar

Open Mike (music, poetry)
Every Sunday at 9pm

Hosted by O4M

2010 W. North Ave
Chicago, IL
phone:773-964-0642
venue:facebook.com/out4more
host:FACEBOOK.COM/OUT4MORE

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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Credits

  • Submitted by O4M GLOBAL
  • Last updated: June 6, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Nov 19
  • Sunday, Nov 26
  • Sunday, Dec 03
  • Sunday, Dec 10
  • Sunday, Dec 17

Polk Street Pub

phone:312-786-1142
venue:polkstpub.com
event:facebook.com/events/979000065537087
host:lowreensliveblues.com

Starts: Sunday, May 21st at 5 pm

Every Subsequent Sunday at 5 pm

No Show Sunday August 13th

Last show: Sunday October 29th at 5 pm

Chicago, IL - Due to exuberant fan demand Low-Reen and the Maxwell Street Blues are back at Polk Street this summer for our weekly Sunday blues jam! Chicago Electric Blues were born on Maxwell Street, and went on to inspire and heavily influence blues and blues rock that followed. After Maxwell Street blues musicians lost their place to get together and jam, they found Polk Street Pub. For several years now, it has become a summer tradition to get together Sunday in the late afternoon, and jam out on the patio from the sunshine into the sunset. Every week is different, as you never know who will show up! Some of the best known old school bluesmen from Maxwell Street’s heyday still come to play every week. Come to play, or just come to listen! Enjoy the best little hidden gem of an ivy beer garden in the South Loop with the best people. Cheap eats and great drink specials all night too!

Free to the public! Never a cover; always a great time! Weather dependent, this is an outdoors event.

See more about our blues jams here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Et7Nu6qeP30

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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Nov 19
  • Sunday, Nov 26
  • Sunday, Dec 03
  • Sunday, Dec 10
  • Sunday, Dec 17

Underground Wonder Bar

Open Mike Showcase (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Sunday at 7pm

Hosted by Pete Special

710 N Clark St
Chicago, IL
phone:312-266-7761
venue:undergroundwonderbar.com

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Sahrah
  • Last updated: November 3, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Nov 19
  • Sunday, Nov 26
  • Sunday, Dec 03
  • Sunday, Dec 10
  • Sunday, Dec 17

Gallery Cabaret

phone:773-489-5471
venue:gallerycabaret.com
event:facebook.com/thegallerycabaret
host:badbadmeow.com
List and Lotto with Alen from Bad Bad Meow from 7-9. Rules as following 2 songs for the list portion 1 through 7 after the list is done it is lotto style 1 to 2 songs Must be originals. At 9:30 it is Nick Gonzalas till 2 am 2 songs each

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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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Nov 19
  • Sunday, Nov 26
  • Sunday, Dec 03
  • Sunday, Dec 10
  • Sunday, Dec 17

The Spoken Word Lounge

phone:773-690-0099
venue:facebook.com/events/413451325474642
event:facebook.com/solacesoulssundays
host:facebook.com/JERONIMOSPEAK
SOLACE SOULS SUNDAYS IS FINALLY HERE AND ITS TIME FOR ME TO UNVEIL WHAT I HAVE BEEN WORKING ON, THIS IS THE NEWEST WAVE OF ENTERTAINMENT TO GRACE THE CHICAGO ENTERTAINMENT COMMUNITY AND SCENE, THIS WILL BE A OPEN MIC/ SHOWCASE LIKLE NON OTHER… FEATURING THE HOTTEST ARTISTS, BANDS, AND ENTERTAINERS… THE NEW SOLACE SOULS OPEN MIC WILL BE THE 3RD SUNDAY IN CHICAGO WHICH IS APRIL 19, 2015 AND FOLLOWING EVERY 3RD SUNDAY… THERE WILL BE FOOD, DRINKS, GIVE A WAYS AND MORE, WE ARE OFFICIALLY TAKING SPOKEN WORD TO ANOTHER LEVEL, COME BE APART OF SOMETHING LEGENDARY, COME BECOME ICONIC, COME AND SHOW YOUR PEERS, FRIENDS, FANS, AND IDOLS HOW YOU HAVE ARRIVED AT A PLACE OF SOLACE

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Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Nov 19
  • Sunday, Dec 17
  • Sunday, Jan 21
  • Sunday, Feb 18
  • Sunday, Mar 18

Township

phone:773-384-1865
venue:townshipchicago.com
event:facebook.com/groups/814755825348343

Best dang open mic in town.

Pro sound.

House guitar and bass. All welcome. 21+

10pm Sign up on the chalkboard.

Credits

  • Submitted by Darren Amaya
  • Last updated: October 3

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Nov 20
  • Monday, Nov 27
  • Monday, Dec 04
  • Monday, Dec 11
  • Monday, Dec 18

Spoken Word Cafe

phone:773-373-2233

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Fred Bement
  • Last updated: August 19, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Nov 20
  • Monday, Nov 27
  • Monday, Dec 04
  • Monday, Dec 11
  • Monday, Dec 18

The Store

Open Mike
Every Monday at 10pm

Hosted by John Poppas

2002 N Halsted
Chicago, IL
phone:773-327-7766
venue:storefm.com

Credits

  • Last updated: August 1

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Nov 20
  • Monday, Nov 27
  • Monday, Dec 04
  • Monday, Dec 11
  • Monday, Dec 18

Exedus II

phone:773-348-3998

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Rob Reid
  • Last updated: November 11, 2012

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Nov 20
  • Monday, Nov 27
  • Monday, Dec 04
  • Monday, Dec 11
  • Monday, Dec 18

Red Line Tap

Flatts and Sharpe Open Mic at the Red Line Tap (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Monday at 7:30pm

Hosted by Erik Lobo+rotating guest co-host

7006 N. Glenwood
Chicago, IL
phone:773-274-5463
event:facebook.com/openmicflattsandsharpechicago

Sign up at 7:30pm, music starts at 8pm. FREE!!

We provide full backline, additional hookups for all electronics, an on staff a sound person, and a comfortable environment for you to come show us your stuff and to network with local Chicago musicians.

We ask all performers keep to 15min., or 3 songs.

Need anything else? Just ask! All genres welcome (full bands, acoustic, electronic, comedians, etc.)

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Credits

  • Last updated: June 20, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Nov 20
  • Monday, Nov 27
  • Monday, Dec 04
  • Monday, Dec 11
  • Monday, Dec 18

The Tonic Room

Open Mike
Every Monday at 9pm

Hosted by Chris Gelbuda / Dan the Man / Ben Zastro

2447 N. Halsted
Chicago, IL
phone:773-248-8400
venue:tonicroom.com

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Justin
  • Last updated: August 24, 2012

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Nov 20
  • Monday, Nov 27
  • Monday, Dec 04
  • Monday, Dec 11
  • Monday, Dec 18

Phyllis's Musical Inn

Open Mike
Every Tuesday at 7:30pm

Hosted by Burt Heyman

1800 W. Division
Chicago, IL
phone:773-486-9862

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Christian
  • Last updated: April 4, 2015

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Nov 21
  • Tuesday, Nov 28
  • Tuesday, Dec 05
  • Tuesday, Dec 12
  • Tuesday, Dec 19

Fuller's Pub

phone:773-478-8060
Check facebook page for details. PA, mikes with stands. Drums available if you call ahead, alternating hosts, free parking lot in back, 1 drink minimum. Cheap drinks

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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Nov 21
  • Tuesday, Nov 28
  • Tuesday, Dec 05
  • Tuesday, Dec 12
  • Tuesday, Dec 19

Moher Public House

phone:773-467-1954
venue:moherchicago.com
event:moherchicago.com
host:madman-blues-band.com
8pm Signup. All styles of music are welcome.

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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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Nov 21
  • Tuesday, Nov 28
  • Tuesday, Dec 05
  • Tuesday, Dec 12
  • Tuesday, Dec 19

Abbey Pub

Open Mike
First Tuesday of the month at 8pm

Hosted by Scott "Madman" Madden

3420 W. Grace
Chicago, IL
phone:773-478-4408

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Rob Reid
  • Last updated: March 10, 2015

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Dec 05
  • Tuesday, Jan 02
  • Tuesday, Feb 06
  • Tuesday, Mar 06
  • Tuesday, Apr 03

Gallery Cabaret

phone:773-489-5471
venue:gallerycabaret.com
event:facebook.com/thegallerycabaret/app_128953167177144
Come get your Blues on at the Gallery Cabaret. No Cover and super cheap drink specials.

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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Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Nov 21
  • Tuesday, Nov 28
  • Tuesday, Dec 05
  • Tuesday, Dec 12
  • Tuesday, Dec 19

Redmond's Pub

Open Mike
Every Tuesday at 9pm

Hosted by Nick Gonzalez

5730 S. Archer Ave.
Chicago, IL

Credits

  • Last updated: August 1

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Nov 21
  • Tuesday, Nov 28
  • Tuesday, Dec 05
  • Tuesday, Dec 12
  • Tuesday, Dec 19

Checkerboard Lounge

event:facebook.com/checkerboard.tuesday
host:facebook.com/MzJaePoet
"Cocktails & Conversations" is hosted by Mz. Jae. Laid back set that welcomes poetry, comedy and music. Musicians should RSVP in advance to ensure all equipment and necessary items are in place for an optimal performance. The cover is always $5.

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Mz. Jae
  • Last updated: September 28, 2012

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Dec 12
  • Tuesday, Jan 09
  • Tuesday, Feb 13
  • Tuesday, Mar 13
  • Tuesday, Apr 10

City Newstand

Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Tuesday at 7pm
4018 N. Cicero
Chicago, IL
phone:773-545-7377
venue:citynewsstand.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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Credits

  • Submitted by Rob Reid
  • Last updated: August 10, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Nov 21
  • Tuesday, Nov 28
  • Tuesday, Dec 05
  • Tuesday, Dec 12
  • Tuesday, Dec 19

The Fifty Yard Line

phone:773-846-0005
event:facebook.com/groups/264102233664494
host:margaretcmurphy.com
This is a contiuation of the Tuesday Night Jam started by Von Freeman so many years ago. We are going Straight Ahead all night long! So if you are looking for a place with swinging jazz, if you are musician or a vocalist and want to be with the Katz and Kittens, then the Jazz Jam Revival is the place for you! Free Admission and Free Secure Parking!

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Margaret Murphy-Webb
  • Last updated: April 21, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Nov 21
  • Tuesday, Nov 28
  • Tuesday, Dec 05
  • Tuesday, Dec 12
  • Tuesday, Dec 19

Sidekicks

phone:773-545-6212
venue:facebook.com/sidekickschicago
event:facebook.com/sidekicks.bar.9

First come first served, any genre is welcomed.

21+ with valid ID. Bring your instruments, house drum kit, house keyboard and amplification are provided.

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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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Nov 22
  • Wednesday, Nov 29
  • Wednesday, Dec 06
  • Wednesday, Dec 13
  • Wednesday, Dec 20

Montrose Saloon

phone:773-463-7663

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Rob Reid
  • Last updated: December 1, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Dec 06
  • Wednesday, Jan 03
  • Wednesday, Feb 07
  • Wednesday, Mar 07
  • Wednesday, Apr 04

Heartland Cafe

phone:773-216-9653
event:myspace.com/inoneear

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Rob Reid
  • Last updated: October 29, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Nov 22
  • Wednesday, Nov 29
  • Wednesday, Dec 06
  • Wednesday, Dec 13
  • Wednesday, Dec 20

Montrose Saloon

phone:773-463-7663

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Gretchen
  • Last updated: December 1, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Dec 20
  • Wednesday, Jan 17
  • Wednesday, Feb 21
  • Wednesday, Mar 21
  • Wednesday, Apr 18

Harrigan's pub

Slam Jam (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Wednesday at 7pm

Hosted by nate marsh

2816 N. Halsted
Chicago, IL
phone:773-248-5933
venue:harriganspubchicago.com
host:natemarshtunes.com
Full band open jam with comedy/poetry slam. Steps from the Diversey brown line station.

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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Credits

  • Submitted by nate marsh
  • Last updated: March 21, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Nov 22
  • Wednesday, Nov 29
  • Wednesday, Dec 06
  • Wednesday, Dec 13
  • Wednesday, Dec 20

Jackhammer Sports Bar

Sing Your Ass Off Live Band Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Wednesday at 9pm

Hosted by Manny Capozzi

6406 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL
Gay friendly, people friendly. drink specials

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Jeff Richards
  • Last updated: January 13, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Nov 22
  • Wednesday, Nov 29
  • Wednesday, Dec 06
  • Wednesday, Dec 13
  • Wednesday, Dec 20

Phyllis's Musical Inn

phone:773-486-9862
event:facebook.com/ElizabethsCrazyLittleThingPMI
host:richexperience.net/page28.html
Open mic night for poetry, music, comedy, performance art, literary experiments, and whatever you can come up with. Push the envelope; hurt me with your weirdness. We welcome the cerebral, the obscene, the grotesque, the random, the perverted, the odd, the comforting, and the disconcerting. Imagine Jack the Ripper, Mae West, the Marquis de Sade, Betty Boop, Gertrude Stein, and Jack Spicer having an orgy with Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Bjork, Gershwin, Scissor Sisters, Merle Haggard, and Nick Drake providing the music with George Carlin, Sarah Silverman, and Emo Phillips making jokes and inviting others to join along.

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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Dec 13
  • Wednesday, Jan 10
  • Wednesday, Feb 14
  • Wednesday, Mar 14
  • Wednesday, Apr 11

Nite Cap Lounge

phone:773-282-8654

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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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Nov 22
  • Wednesday, Nov 29
  • Wednesday, Dec 06
  • Wednesday, Dec 13
  • Wednesday, Dec 20

Montrose Saloon

phone:773-463-7663

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Gretchen
  • Last updated: December 1, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Dec 13
  • Wednesday, Jan 10
  • Wednesday, Feb 14
  • Wednesday, Mar 14
  • Wednesday, Apr 11

Moe's Tavern

phone:773-227-2937
venue:facebook.com/pages/Chicago-IL/Moes-Tavern/131197083592007

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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Credits

  • Submitted by ric radick
  • Last updated: May 29, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Nov 22
  • Wednesday, Nov 29
  • Wednesday, Dec 06
  • Wednesday, Dec 13
  • Wednesday, Dec 20

Montrose Saloon

phone:773-463-7663

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Gretchen
  • Last updated: April 13, 2015

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Nov 22
  • Wednesday, Dec 27
  • Wednesday, Jan 24
  • Wednesday, Feb 28
  • Wednesday, Mar 28

Gallery Cabaret

phone:773-489-5471
venue:gallerycabaret.com
event:facebook.com/thegallerycabaret/app_128953167177144
host:badbadmeow.com
3 to 5 songs totally laid back come meet some of the most awesome songwriters you will ever hear. Cheap beer specials and no cover ever! starts at 9:30

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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Nov 22
  • Wednesday, Dec 13
  • Wednesday, Dec 27
  • Wednesday, Jan 10
  • Wednesday, Jan 24

Bernice's Tavern

Open Mike
Every Thursday at 9pm

Hosted by Donnie Melas or Joe Ryan

3238 S. Halsted
Chicago, IL
phone:312-907-1580
venue:bernicestavern.com

Credits

  • Submitted by Rob Reid
  • Last updated: September 7

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Nov 23
  • Thursday, Nov 30
  • Thursday, Dec 07
  • Thursday, Dec 14
  • Thursday, Dec 21

The Night Cap

event:facebook.com/event.php?eid=123867871025528
host:karlrorvik.com

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Karl Rorvik Music
  • Last updated: November 14, 2012

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Nov 23
  • Thursday, Nov 30
  • Thursday, Dec 07
  • Thursday, Dec 14
  • Thursday, Dec 21

Chicago Bagel Authority (CBA)

CBA Original Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Thursday at 7pm

Hosted by Steven Lazarov

955 W. Belmont
Chicago, IL
phone:773-549-1982
venue:eatcba.com
event:eatcba.com
Open kitchen and BYOB, right off the Belmont CTA station.

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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Credits

  • Submitted by nate marsh
  • Last updated: May 29, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Nov 23
  • Thursday, Nov 30
  • Thursday, Dec 07
  • Thursday, Dec 14
  • Thursday, Dec 21

Trophy Room

phone:312-600-6920
venue:trophyroombar.com
event:wamilive.com/events
host:mikeytothep.com
Gin & Jokes is a Hip Hop // Comedy focused open mic but all acts are welcome. We will have industry professionals there every night scouting acts for paid gigs and opportunities.

Credits

  • Submitted by Mikey to the P
  • Last updated: July 14

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Nov 23
  • Thursday, Nov 30
  • Thursday, Dec 07
  • Thursday, Dec 14
  • Thursday, Dec 21

Gallery Cabaret

phone:773-489-5471
venue:gallerycabaret.com
event:facebook.com/thegallerycabaret/app_128953167177144
Texas Fred takes the stage come one come all to this jam packed open mic come early to sign up. Beer special includes 6 dollar pitchers of Linnie and 2.50 Drafts. No cover ever!

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Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Nov 23
  • Thursday, Nov 30
  • Thursday, Dec 07
  • Thursday, Dec 14
  • Thursday, Dec 21

Hairpin Arts Center

Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Thursday at 7:30pm

Hosted by Dawn Marie Galtieri and Daniel Stetzel

2800 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL
$5 cover includes one drink

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Rob Reid
  • Last updated: October 30, 2012

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Nov 23
  • Thursday, Nov 30
  • Thursday, Dec 07
  • Thursday, Dec 14
  • Thursday, Dec 21

Live Wire Lounge

phone:773-756-5363
venue:livewireloungechicago.com
event:facebook.com/Open-Mic-with-Katrina-632616826880496

All musicians are welcome!

House keyboard, drums, guitar, bass amp, acoustic guitar amp, and djembe

Sign up at 9:30 / Start at 10

Call Katrina for further details: 847-848-4273

Credits

  • Submitted by Katrina
  • Last updated: September 4

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Nov 23
  • Thursday, Dec 07
  • Thursday, Dec 21
  • Thursday, Jan 04
  • Thursday, Jan 18

Goldie's Bar

Open Mike
Every Thursday at 9pm

Hosted by Brad Smith

3839 N. Lincoln
Chicago, IL

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Brad Smith
  • Last updated: July 12, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Nov 23
  • Thursday, Nov 30
  • Thursday, Dec 07
  • Thursday, Dec 14
  • Thursday, Dec 21

K's Dugout

Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
First Thursday of the month at 9pm

Hosted by Mel Washington of Fox's Empire and Guitarist of TooWhiteCrew

1930 West Foster Avenue
Chicago, IL
phone:773-561-2227

Signup is :30 before 1st performance and continuously throughout the night until 10:30.

Last performance usually is at 11pm.

Play whatever you feel.

P.a. is provided and small gtr tube amp

please bring your own instrument!

Great corner bar with great specials and awesome staff

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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Dec 07
  • Thursday, Jan 04
  • Thursday, Feb 01
  • Thursday, Mar 01
  • Thursday, Apr 05

God's Garage

Friday Nite Open MIC (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Friday at 7pm

Hosted by Rocky Galati

5450 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL
phone:773-747-7056
venue:godsgarage.org
host:rockyg.com

Credits

  • Submitted by RockyG
  • Last updated: July 16

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, Nov 24
  • Friday, Dec 01
  • Friday, Dec 08
  • Friday, Dec 15
  • Friday, Dec 22

Costello's Sandwich and Sides

Unplugged Acoustic Song Circle Fridays
Every Friday at 5pm

Hosted by Nate Marsh

4647 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL
phone:773-989-7788
venue:costellosandwich.com/location/lincoln
host:natemarshtunes.com
Americana, roots, blues, bluegrass, jazz, country, rockabilly, rock n roll,

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Credits

  • Submitted by The Infamous Banjolele Bandit
  • Last updated: February 5, 2015

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, Nov 24
  • Friday, Dec 01
  • Friday, Dec 08
  • Friday, Dec 15
  • Friday, Dec 22

Voice Power Chicago

venue:voicepowerchicago.com
event:facebook.com/VoicePowerChicago
host:voicepowerchicago.com
Sing up at 8:00. Singers and rappers only. Bring your own instrument, accompanist, track or our pianist will be happy to play for you: chord charts or sheet music. All ages.

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  • Submitted by Voice Power Chicago
  • Last updated: March 15

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, Dec 01
  • Friday, Jan 05
  • Friday, Feb 02
  • Friday, Mar 02
  • Friday, Apr 06

Lupito's

Local Artist's Night / Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Friday at 6pm

Hosted by Manuel / Tony

2010 S Damen
Chicago, IL
phone:773-414-5445
Come out and share your art / music / poetry! (Also, enjoy Lupito's awesome fresh juices, smoothies, ice cream, sandwiches, and more.)

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Manuel
  • Last updated: June 18, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, Nov 24
  • Friday, Dec 01
  • Friday, Dec 08
  • Friday, Dec 15
  • Friday, Dec 22

Human Thread

OpenMind OpenMic (music, comedy, poetry)
First Friday of the month at 6pm

Hosted by Jonathan Poblano

645 W. 18 st.
Chicago, IL
phone:312.243.9423
venue:humanthread.net

Credits

  • Last updated: August 1

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, Dec 01
  • Friday, Jan 05
  • Friday, Feb 02
  • Friday, Mar 02
  • Friday, Apr 06

Calles y Suenos

phone:773-208-0553
event:facebook.com/thebutterflypoetryproject
host:urbanpoetess.com

The Butterfly Poetry Project is a venue for women by women… Each of the artists featured is a Butterfly that took flight into the universe through her art. Through the performances and presentations each of the Butterflies that grace us with her performance will touch another women so she too can take flight!

The Butterfly Effect Project envisions a world in which women are valued as human beings growing, working, and living in a state of neutrality and peace. Through intentional practices of self-discovery, introspection and communal growth, the Butterfly Effect Poetry Project showcases women poets, especially women of color and LBGT women. This project exists to provide a catalyst for interaction, dialogue and growth for Chicago women. It will serve as a social justice community forum that educates and empowers women on issues by promoting confidence, self-respect and self-worth.

Callles y Suenos in Pilsen is the venue that will provide an opportunity for women to have a space that honors women's cultural/sexual identities and their stories, build community collaborations, and provide an inclusive space for all women to reflect on our multiple identities through the various artistic modalitie including dance spoken word, and music.

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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Saturday, Dec 16
  • Saturday, Jan 20
  • Saturday, Feb 17
  • Saturday, Mar 17
  • Saturday, Apr 21

Joie De Vine

Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Saturdays at 9pm

Hosted by The Internationalists

1744 West Balmoral Ave
Chicago, IL
phone:773-989-6846
venue:facebook.com/pg/joiedevineandersonville

Credits

  • Submitted by Brian Melehan
  • Last updated: June 27

Upcoming Dates

  • No nights scheduled.

No Shame Theatre

Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Saturday at 10:30pm

Hosted by Huck Poe

3036 Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL
event:wearetheagency.org
5 min original material. Theatrical open mic. 5$ cover , bar

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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Credits

  • Last updated: July 19, 2015

Upcoming Dates

  • Saturday, Nov 25
  • Saturday, Dec 02
  • Saturday, Dec 09
  • Saturday, Dec 16
  • Saturday, Dec 23

Chicago Bagel Authority (CBA)

phone:773-549-1982
venue:eatcba.com
event:facebook.com/cbaopenstagesaturdays
host:natemarshtunes.com
Open Kitchen and BYOB, all ages welcome, just off the Belmont CTA station.

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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Credits

  • Submitted by nate marsh
  • Last updated: October 20, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Saturday, Nov 25
  • Saturday, Dec 02
  • Saturday, Dec 09
  • Saturday, Dec 16
  • Saturday, Dec 23

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