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The Buren

Open Mike Under The J (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Sunday at 7pm

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 one of New York’s thriving artist community. Performance of all types is welcomed! Sign up begins at 7. Show starts at 8.

This listing was last updated 6 months 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 David Gagne
  • Last updated: September 24, 2018

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Mar 24
  • Sunday, Mar 31
  • Sunday, Apr 07
  • Sunday, Apr 14
  • Sunday, Apr 21

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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Credits

  • Submitted by Tru born
  • Last updated: January 18, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Apr 07
  • Sunday, May 05
  • Sunday, Jun 02
  • Sunday, Jul 07
  • Sunday, Aug 04

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 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 Damon Rozier
  • Last updated: May 10, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Mar 25
  • Monday, Apr 01
  • Monday, Apr 08
  • Monday, Apr 15
  • Monday, Apr 22

Brooklyn Colony

event:sparkysmic.tumblr.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

  • Last updated: December 17, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Mar 25
  • Monday, Apr 01
  • Monday, Apr 08
  • Monday, Apr 15
  • Monday, Apr 22

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!

Credits

  • Submitted by Kelly Isaacs
  • Last updated: March 2

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Mar 25
  • Monday, Apr 01
  • Monday, Apr 08
  • Monday, Apr 15
  • Monday, Apr 22

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 11 months 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 Steve Jozef
  • Last updated: April 10, 2018

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Mar 25
  • Monday, Apr 01
  • Monday, Apr 08
  • Monday, Apr 15
  • Monday, Apr 22

Velvet Lounge Brooklyn

phone:609-665-6230
venue:velvetbrooklyn.com
event:lonebirdcomedy.com/new-events
host:lonebirdcomedy.com/new-events

FREE mic + 1 purchased item = Put in Bucket for 5 minutes of stage time (random)

$5 mic + 1 purchased item = Put up first for 5 minutes of stage time (listed)

25 max performing comics. Please arrive before 8pm to keep your spot. Walk-ins will not perform until 2nd half (unless paid). PLEASE STAY UNTIL THE END. Comics who remain until the end (10pm) will be prioritized for monthly bar shows bookings. #lonebirdcomedy

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 Michael Verdi
  • Last updated: September 28, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Mar 26
  • Tuesday, Apr 02
  • Tuesday, Apr 09
  • Tuesday, Apr 16
  • Tuesday, Apr 23

Little Skips

Tuesday Night Open Mic at Little Skips: Hosted by Joe Crow Ryan (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Tuesday at 8pm

Hosted by Joe Crow Ryan

941 Willoughby Ave
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-484-0980
venue:littleskips.nyc

Joe Crow Ryan's Famous Tuesday Night Open Mic will be making it's triumphant return at Little Skips! (formerly at goodbye blue monday)

Every Tuesday!

8pm - Sign Up

8:15 - Performances

All Ages

All Performers Welcomed and Encouraged (Music, Spoken Word, Poetry, Performance Art, All Genres, Dance, Comedy, anything goes.)

This is a "dojo of shamelessness" if you will.

Keyboard, Amps, & Microphones Provided.

Beer, Wine, Sake (w/ ID)

Coffee, & Snacks.

This listing was last updated 10 months 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: May 14, 2018

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Mar 26
  • Tuesday, Apr 02
  • Tuesday, Apr 09
  • Tuesday, Apr 16
  • Tuesday, Apr 23

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.

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 Karen Duffy
  • Last updated: December 20, 2017

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Mar 26
  • Tuesday, Apr 02
  • Tuesday, Apr 09
  • Tuesday, Apr 16
  • Tuesday, Apr 23

Precious Metal

Stand up comedy open mic every Tuesday from 6-8pm. Try out your new material to an audience full of other supportive comics and bar customers. Sign up when you arrive and you'll be guaranteed three minutes to do your thing. Free event, no drink minimums. Funny dogs also 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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Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Mar 26
  • Tuesday, Apr 02
  • Tuesday, Apr 09
  • Tuesday, Apr 16
  • Tuesday, Apr 23

Bijan's Brooklyn

phone:718-855-5574
venue:facebook.com/bijansbrooklyn
event:facebook.com/shariefh1
host:ShariefinBurgundy.com

This is 1 of Brooklyn's longest running open mics (12yrs) hosted by 1 of Brooklyn top musician/singer-songwriters Sharief Hobley.

Sharief has recorded and toured world-wide with some of the top names in the business ie; John Legend, Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Rufus Wainwright, Mark Anthony Thompson of Chocolate Genius, and many many more. Come out & experience stellar performances by some of Brooklyn's Best independent, underground and emerging artists. For Free.

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 Bubby Smith
  • Last updated: November 26, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Mar 26
  • Tuesday, Apr 02
  • Tuesday, Apr 09
  • Tuesday, Apr 16
  • Tuesday, Apr 23

Hell Phone

event:nycwednightopenmic.eventbrite.com
host:inspiredwordnyc.com

InspiredWordNYC's Wednesday Night Open Mic + Showcase @ Hell Phone in Bushwick, Brooklyn - a French restaurant/bar that has the feel of being a secret, oldtime speakeasy.

Music. Poetry. Spoken Word. Comedy.

Age limit: 18+. (under 18 with parental supervision).

No bands or loud music of ANY KIND. No amps. No bass. Keep it soft.

When: EVERY FIRST & THIRD Wednesday Night

Where: Hell Phone (go through Ange Noir Cafe to the back Hell Phone booth)

http://www.hellphonebrooklyn.com/

247 Varet Street

Bushwick, Brooklyn

Doors open @ 7pm

Each slot is a strict 7 minutes for anything spoken, 8 minutes for anything musical.

$10 per person if paying at the door. Or you can secure slots online @ http://nycwednightopenmic.eventbrite.com.

***$5 FOOD OR DRINK MINIMUM INSIDE VENUE PER PERSON***

Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Apr 03
  • Wednesday, Apr 17
  • Wednesday, May 01
  • Wednesday, May 15
  • Wednesday, Jun 05

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!

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 Brooklyn Center for the Arts
  • Last updated: February 13, 2018

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Mar 27
  • Wednesday, Apr 03
  • Wednesday, Apr 10
  • Wednesday, Apr 17
  • Wednesday, Apr 24

Precious Metal

Maaan, You Gotta Hear This! (comedy, poetry)
Third Wednesday of the month at 7pm

Hosted by Marc Abbott

143 Troutman Street
Brooklyn, NY
Open mic for storytellers of all kinds. There's no theme except the stories must be true and unique. Comedy, tragedy, and heartfelt touching stories are all welcome. Sign up when you arrive and you'll have a maximum of 8 minutes to tell your story. No cover, no drunk minimum.

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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Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Apr 17
  • Wednesday, May 15
  • Wednesday, Jun 19
  • Wednesday, Jul 17
  • Wednesday, Aug 21

Iron Station

phone:347-223-4249
venue:ironstationbk.com
event:facebook.com/barbaricyawpmic

Every Wednesday at Iron Station

683 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

9:15 sign-up, 9:30 start.

$5 bar purchase for 6min. Order by lottery.

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: January 24, 2017

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Mar 27
  • Wednesday, Apr 03
  • Wednesday, Apr 10
  • Wednesday, Apr 17
  • Wednesday, Apr 24

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 1 year ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Apr 04
  • Thursday, May 02
  • Thursday, Jun 06
  • Thursday, Jul 04
  • Thursday, Aug 01

Over the Eight

Preach!
Third Thursday of the month at 8pm

Hosted by Oliver Chinyere and Alise Morales

594 Union Ave
Brooklyn, NY
venue:facebook.com/Over-the-Eight-122374854615911

Bucket mic! Free! Sign up at 7:45!

Come speak your truth!

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 Alise Morales
  • Last updated: January 11, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Apr 18
  • Thursday, May 16
  • Thursday, Jun 20
  • Thursday, Jul 18
  • Thursday, Aug 15

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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Credits

  • Last updated: January 5, 2015

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Apr 04
  • Thursday, May 02
  • Thursday, Jun 06
  • Thursday, Jul 04
  • Thursday, Aug 01

The Well

venue:thewellbrooklyn.com
event:facebook.com/groups/904563596303437
host:facebook.com/groups/904563596303437

Mixed open mic at The Well!… You're Welcome to come.

Every Thursday 8:00pm

(except the last Thursday of every month is a variety showcase)

Message for an early spot by Wednesday. Or sign up. Longer sets given to those who buy drinks, and those who benefit from nepotism.

Hosted by:

Gina Ginsberg & Anders Lee

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 Aaron
  • Last updated: October 23, 2015

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Apr 04
  • Thursday, Apr 11
  • Thursday, Apr 18
  • Thursday, May 02
  • Thursday, May 09

Two Boots Williamsburg

Two Boots Thursday Night Open Mic! (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Thursday at 8pm

Hosted by Matteo Scher and Gabrielle Marlena

558 Driggs Ave
Brooklyn, NY
venue:facebook.com/twobootswilliamsburg/

FREE BEER- 8-8:30pm

POETS, COMICS, MUSICIANS, SINGERS- ALL WELCOME!

BEER, WINE & PIZZA (Vegan pizza too!)!

HOSTED BY Raye Zaragoza & Christopher Watson

558 DRIGGS AVE - L TRAIN TO BEDFORD AVENUE

SIGN UP AT 8PM SHARP

**HOUSE GUITAR AVAILABLE**

**NO HOUSE PIANO OR KEYBOARD**

**NO TRACKS**

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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Mar 28
  • Thursday, Apr 04
  • Thursday, Apr 11
  • Thursday, Apr 18
  • Thursday, Apr 25

Credits

  • Last updated: October 12, 2018

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Mar 28
  • Thursday, Apr 04
  • Thursday, Apr 11
  • Thursday, Apr 18
  • Thursday, Apr 25

Greenhouse Café

Original Talent and EvOpen Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Thursday at 10pm

Hosted by Max Christopher & Harry James

7717 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, NY
venue:greenhousecafe.com
event:facebook.com/greenhousethursdays

Green House Cafe the legendary Brooklyn Landmark is hosting an all Original music Thursday's evening showcase , So bring your talent and instrument and show us what you have ,,,Good friendly atmosphere and a nice opportunity to get your original material noticed !

keyboard and sound systems are supplied ,, Towards the end of the evening it turns into an open-mike format where anything is welcome ! Any material , Covers , Stand up or any talent you can share with us ,,,(please no demonic music or heavy rap)

Located at 7717 3rd Ave. in the heart of Bayridge Brooklyn , show starts at 8:00 PM every thurs evening , see you there !

Credits

  • Last updated: March 12

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Mar 28
  • Thursday, Apr 04
  • Thursday, Apr 11
  • Thursday, Apr 18
  • Thursday, Apr 25

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

Credits

  • Submitted by KK
  • Last updated: March 12

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Mar 28
  • Thursday, Apr 04
  • Thursday, Apr 11
  • Thursday, Apr 18
  • Thursday, Apr 25

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

Credits

  • Submitted by KK
  • Last updated: October 18, 2018

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, Mar 29
  • Friday, Apr 05
  • Friday, Apr 12
  • Friday, Apr 19
  • Friday, Apr 26

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