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US and Canadian Open Mikes - by musicians, for musicians

Other resources for musicians / singers / songwriters

Singer/Songwriter Communities

Songwriters Resource Network (
Trusted news and education resource for songwriters and lyricists everywhere.
Just Plain Folks (
Songwriting & Musician Networking Organization
Singer Songwriter Resources (
Trusted news and education resource for songwriters and lyricists everywhere.
SongRamp (
A a new music community focused on the creative aspects of music
MusicPHIX (
Arizona's Online Resource for Local Musicians. Get info on open mics, venues, other performers, etc.
Society of Singers (SOS) (
Nonprofit charity devoted to helping professional vocalists with free & confidential services including financial aid, counseling, and referrals when faced with crises.
SAW - Songwriters' Association of Washington (
Songwriting & Musician Performance, Education and Networking Organization for the Greater Washington DC area.
F.A.M.E - Frederick Acoustic Music Enterprise (
For the support and nurture of acoustic music and musicians in and around Frederick County Md.

Open mike and other original music listings

Shenandoah Valley Music and Arts Network (
Committed to Bringing People and Local Arts Closer together
Boston Open Mikes (
Sam Bayer's Boston-area list
Got Folk? (
Website hosting for musicians, plus a South Florida folk calendar
Guildford and Surrey Open Mikes (
Home of open mikes run by Alistair Cowan in Guildgord and Surrey (UK) (
Find jams. Post jams. Play well with others.
Colorado Blues Society (
The primary mission of the Colorado Blues Society is to create a greater awareness and wider appreciation of the American indigenous art form, The Blues.
Lehigh Valley Music Scene (
A music portal connecting musicians and fans to the local Lehigh Valley music scene. (
An international listing of open-stages for musicians.
JerseyMic (
In-depth, in-person reviews of New Jersey open mics.
Central Florida Live (
Find upcoming performances by your favorite Central Florida bands, see what's happening at your favorite venues, or post your own gigs for all to see.

Services for Musicians (
Music business coach Joe Taylor Jr. works with musicians that want to book more gigs
Philadelphia: Music Research Kitchen (
Philadelphia: Musician Resource Kitchen is a database driven website for 1. storing pertinent information about local bands, venues, and other information, 2. providing communication - creating a 'network' if you will - between other musicians and fans of
Long Island Connection (
Business and Arts Networking
Concerts in Your Home (
America's singer-songwriters in your living room!
The Free Artist Network (
Your best, most comprehensive music connection - where the hottest bands meet the coolest fans. ( is a comprehensive listing of Coffee house venues all over the US that host live music. We provide booking services for venues and a free for use database for musicians.
USA Musicians Network (
Our Objective is to foster and encourage creative partnerships between musicians and venues.
Recording Artists Development, Inc. (RAD) (
A 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to working with emerging singer-songwriters in all genres of American popular music to arrange, produce and record their original music (or original arrangements of covers), and provide artistic/career development advice.


Ultimate Guide to Songwriting and Music Composition (
50 resources that can help you better understand how to write a song that can crack the Top 40, play guitar like Eric Clapton or apply your musical talents to specific genres.