Presumed Suspended Due To Covid-19 Closures
April 9, 2020
We're assuming that most, if not all, of the non-virtual Open Mikes listed on this site are on hold for now. Rather than encourage anyone to go out for no good reason, we're marking all Open Mikes on-hold until we hear otherwise from the listing owners.
Selected Tuesdays at 7pm
New York, NY
NYC's hottest weekly indie showcase + open mic in one of NYC's hottest downtown performance venues - The Inspired Word @ the renovated Parkside Lounge!
Age limit: 21+ (Must bring valid ID)
When: EVERY Tuesday Night
Where: The Parkside Lounge
317 E. Houston Street
Manhattan, New York 10002
By Subway: Take the F to Second Avenue. Go up the 1st Avenue stairs and head East on Houston Street.1
Doors open @ 6:30pm.
This is a VERY popular open mic. We STRONGLY suggest you purchase a ticket in advance @ https://nyctuesdayopenmic.eventbrite.com to guarantee a performance slot. Make sure to purchase ticket with your desired time slot window.
Full backline. Honky-tonk piano and Casio Semi-Weighted Keyboard. Cool stage. Comfy cabaret-style seating. Cheap drinks, including the Bailout Package (shot of whisky + 22-ounce beer) for only 8$, and $2 non-alcoholic options available.
15 slots, 7 minutes apiece for anything spoken, 8 minutes for singers/musicians (if you have backing tracks bring them on either mp3 player or smartphone).
A warm, supportive community of artists. Real crowds. And a great place to network.
$10 for solo performer or audience member @ the door. Discount options online @ https://nyctuesdayopenmic.eventbrite.com.
You can pay online (to guarantee a slot) or at the door.
***1 DRINK MINIMUM INSIDE VENUE PER PERSON (but the drinks are super cheap and $2 non-alcoholic options available)***