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  • Last updated: April 9

The Method To My Madness Mic debuts Sun. June 5 at 4PM!

Comedians to get 3-7 minutes. The stronger you are, the longer you are up! A great starting point for new comedians, as a professional comedian will speak at the end of the mic giving evaluation and advice. A Free event (donations gladly accepted).

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  • Last updated: April 9
Host: Seth Blum

No cover or covers (Original music, comedy, monologues, poetry, political diatribes, and/or spoken word).

All ages welcome (It is a "tavern" w/ a full bar, not a "bar")

Full weighted keyboard provided, otherwise BYO instruments.

At the cozy William Barnacle Tavern - former speakeasy and current absinthe specialist. Home of Theatre 80 - 90210theMusical.com, BaysidetheMusical.com, FullHousetheMusical.com and others!

PLUS

Delicious menu of hot dogs and knishes by Feltman's of Coney Island!

https://theatre80.wordpress.com/about-80…/feltmans-hot-dogs/

Hosted by Seth Blum

SethBlumNYC.com

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  • Last updated: April 9
Kairos Poetry Café (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Sundays at 2pm
St. John's Lutheran Church
81 Christopher Street
New York, NY
Host: Marvin Camillo Valentine
An open mic with featured artists, we welcome poets, musicians, theatre artists, singers, you name it. Sign up at 2 pm or when you arrive (but that is a gamble). A very friendly space. Refreshments served. Suggested donation: $3

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Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Sundays at 8pm
Black & White Bar
86 East 10th. Street
New York, NY
Host: Matt Grosso

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  • Last updated: April 9
Host: Tim Duffy, Aalap Patel, Lizzie Martinez, Hoff Matthews and Lukas Kaiser
The mic is every Mon-Thurs at 7pm. You get 10 minutes and a beer for just $2. Pre-sign up (with three spots that are first come first served, the rest of the order decided by a bucket). To sign up, email us at PHONINGITINMIC@GMAIL.COM with the subject PHONING [DAY OF THE WEEK]. We will write back to let you know if you got a first come first served spot or bucket/lottery. Drop-ins are great! We just can't guarantee 10 minutes if we get a ton of people. Come on down! 153 Lafayette, 3rd floor.

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Open Mic Comedy / Performers Monday Nite (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Mondays at 5:30pm
New York Comedy Club
241 E 24 St
New York, NY
Host: Tim Davis

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  • Last updated: April 9

Monday Weekly @ Bar None 98 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10003

First come first serve

sign up 7:45

start 8:00

$ 5 for two rounds.

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  • Last updated: April 9

Musicians, dancers, comics, actors: Workshop, TRY something new, SEE something wild! EVERYthing* welcome: Every kind of Music, Comedy, Theater, Dance, Weird, Beautiful, Dumb, Great!

$5 for 5 mins / longer Featured slots avail weekly (contact Gregory Levine to book!)

Keyboard, piano, DI plug-ins for instruments avail. Bring music tracks and video files, too! All tech requests taken.

Full bar upstairs!

ELECTRIC STAGE at the PIT Theater, 123 E. 24th St, bet Park and Lex.

Every Monday, 10pm-12 Midnight, signup at 9pm.

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* everything but fire and glitter!

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Women's / Trans' Poetry Jam & Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Mondays at 7pm
Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen Street
New York, NY

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  • Last updated: April 9
Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Mondays at 7pm
Mess Hall
2194 Frederick Douglass Blvd
New York, NY
Sign-ups begin @ 6:30, Open Mic from 7-9pm, with potential to go a bit later if running behind. Sometimes there's a Featured Opener. All performers welcome! Music, poetry, spoken word, comedy, dance, anything goes! House guitar provided, amp to plug in any other instrument. Great casual environment to come drink and even try out new material!

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Host: InspiredWordNYC

InspiredWordNYC.com Presents NYC's hottest open mic in one of NYC's hottest performance venues - The Inspired Word @ the newly renovated Parkside Lounge!

Age limit: 21+ (Must bring valid ID)

InspiredWordNYC.com Presents NYC's hottest open mic in one of NYC's hottest performance venues - The Inspired Word @ the newly renovated Parkside Lounge!

Age limit: 21+ (Must bring valid ID)

Advance tix @ https://nycmondayopenmic.eventbrite.com/

When: EVERY Monday Night

Where: The Parkside Lounge

317 E. Houston Street

Manhattan, New York 10002

Doors open @ 6:30pm

This is a VERY popular open mic. We STRONGLY suggest you purchase a ticket in advance to guarantee a performance slot.

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.

Cover charge: $10 for solo performer or audience member at the door

Discount options online @ https://nycmondayopenmic.eventbrite.com/ (to guarantee a slot) or at the door.

Check out our website @ http://InspiredWordNYC.com for our entire calendar and more info.

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Host: Paul Schissler

Email Andy Engel, the Dir. of New Talent at Gotham, for a spot. aengelcomedy@gmail.com

4 min spot, lasts from 7-9pm.

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  • Last updated: April 9
The Offbeat Extravaganza (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Mondays at 8pm
The Winslow
243 East 14th Street
New York, NY
Host: Joseph Weinhouse

FREE

5-7 minute sets

Sign up, go up

An alternative comedy open mic but all acts are welcome.

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The Social Media Open Mic- An Open Mic that will get you noticed!

1-Comics gets 5 minutes.

2-We'll take your best bit & share it on social media.

3-Each week we'll share on a different Social Media Platform. $6. includes a drink

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  • Last updated: April 9
RUCKUS!! Variety Show (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Mondays at 10pm
The West End
955 West End Ave
New York, NY

The RUCKUS variety show

OPEN MIC SHOWCASE

is back EVERY WEEK

& BADDER THAN EVER!!

Joey Ruckus and his cohorts present their most RUCK'd UP performances, and the audience decides who wins title of "Most Ruck'd UP" betch of the evening.

If the stage ain't true, the crowd will boo!!!!!!

Singers, Comedians, Instrumentalists, Queens, Magicians & Jugglers & Acrobats & People who think they're Batman!!!!

Sign UP for your own spot to show your ruckus!

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  • Last updated: April 9
Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Mondays at 9pm
Mess Hall
2194 Frederick Douglass Blvd
New York, NY
1 hour open mic and 1 hour of featured performers of all kinds, rotating talented hosts!

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OMM (Open Mic Monday) (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Mondays at 9pm
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 East 3rd St
New York, NY

Every Monday Night at 9PM

All Art Forms Welcome!

9:00PM | $5

First 25 are guaranteed 5 minutes of performance time. Arrive early to sign up, line starts at 8pm.

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  • Last updated: April 9
Host: JJmattise

Tues 9-11pm starting April 8th

Funny for a steak and a twenny!

JJmattise host

Tues 9-11pm

Grand prize 20 dollars and a steak dinner to the best set

comedians bring 2-3 guest recieve 8 mins of stage time

Grand prize 20 dollars and a steak dinner to the best set even if you don't eat steak come and perform we are vegan approved

Audience chooses the best set winner comes back to compete for headlining

please email funny4steak20@gmail.com if you would like to stage time and A STEAK!

walk in welcome sign up at 830

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  • Last updated: April 9
Erotix Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Tuesdays at 8pm
Moca Bar and Lounge
2210 Frederick Douglass Boulevard
New York, NY
We have created Harlem's Hot Spot on Tuesday nights. A place an artist can feel at home. Support, love, and creativity are the three foundations of our event. Come by and release. RSVP at our IG bio

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  • Submitted by tonii 2 eyes
  • Last updated: April 9
Host: D'Ambrose
Darker the Berry jam night is a mic-less performance setting. Great acoustics, great pianist who plays by ear or reads your sheet music. Come join us and mix with and support , novices, amateurs and Broadway professionals.

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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

Directions:

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.

*****

Cover charge:

$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)***

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Host: Tim Duffy, Aalap Patel, Lizzie Martinez, Hoff Matthews and Lukas Kaiser
The mic is every Mon-Thurs at 7pm. You get 10 minutes and a beer for just $2. Pre-sign up (with three spots that are first come first served, the rest of the order decided by a bucket). To sign up, email us at PHONINGITINMIC@GMAIL.COM with the subject PHONING [DAY OF THE WEEK]. We will write back to let you know if you got a first come first served spot or bucket/lottery. Drop-ins are great! We just can't guarantee 10 minutes if we get a ton of people. Come on down! 153 Lafayette, 3rd floor.

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Open Mic at UNDER St. Marks (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Tuesdays at 9pm
Under St Marks Theatre
94 St Marks Place
New York, NY

$5 Tickets always Available at the door.

At The Mic Under St. Marks the focus is the stage! Sign-ups get 7 minutes to try anything in one of the most supportive rooms in New York City. Whether it’s a performance art piece, comedy, music, storytelling, dance, or something entirely off the top of your head, you'll find a home in the attentive welcoming community at UNDER St. Marks.

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  • Last updated: April 9
Host: Mike Handelman

Every other Tuesday upstairs at the Jekyll and Hyde Club before the Free Jekyll and Hyde Comedy Show at 8 pm!

$3 cover charge and a 1 item minimum for five to seven minutes of quality stage time!

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.

If this listing is not accurate, please leave a correction using the form below the listing.

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  • Last updated: September 10, 2017
Host: Bill Keys

All types of performance is welcome.

Doors open at 7

Sign up at 7:30

Show starts at 8

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  • Last updated: April 9
Host: JC

There are a lot of mics in the city, but this is one of a kind. Each mic has a different theme, with the focus on "working out" different comedic skills such as Improv, responding to hecklers, topical humor, etc… You get 5 minutes of stage time and the mic is free, with a 1 drink requirement.

To sign up, go to http://www.jcknowsbest.com/the-jk-workout-mic-.html and submit form, fills up fast!

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.

If this listing is not accurate, please leave a correction using the form below the listing.

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  • Last updated: September 8, 2014
Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Wednesdays at 5:15pm
The Luxor Lounge
118 MacDougal
New York, NY
Come one come all! 5 or more min… just buy a drink! (or a hookah)

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  • Last updated: April 9
Host: Matt Tanzosh
Free mic, first come, first serve. Tip your bartender!

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Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Wednesdays at 7pm
Paddy Reilly's Music Bar
519 2nd Ave
New York, NY
Host: Craig Tichy

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  • Last updated: April 9
Host: Tim Duffy, Aalap Patel, Lizzie Martinez, Hoff Matthews and Lukas Kaiser
The mic is every Mon-Thurs at 7pm. You get 10 minutes and a beer for just $2. Pre-sign up (with three spots that are first come first served, the rest of the order decided by a bucket). To sign up, email us at PHONINGITINMIC@GMAIL.COM with the subject PHONING [DAY OF THE WEEK]. We will write back to let you know if you got a first come first served spot or bucket/lottery. Drop-ins are great! We just can't guarantee 10 minutes if we get a ton of people. Come on down! 153 Lafayette, 3rd floor.

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Host: Erica Schreiner

LIVING VOLUME - OPEN MIC


for poets, writers, comedians and performers


Every third Wednesday of the month

hosted by Erica Schreiner

On a mission to bring authentic art and poetry back to the city! 

8-10PM

Sigh up at 7:45PM

First come, first perform! 
Sign up at the door. 
7 minutes each

BYOB welcome

$5

Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/120724608632449

The Living Gallery Outpost

246 E.4th St., New York, New York 10009

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Host: Samantha Dippold Peluso and team

Whether you're testing brand new material, polishing old material, or trying to work out a phrase, this open mic is for you – a supportive, flexible open mic for all stand-up types & needs. Just want to test for reaction? You got it. Want some help working out a punch? We've got your back. This is “Your Own Open Mic, Yo,” AKA the "YOOMYs!"

Plus, each week, one comic will win a spot on a HE Said, SHE Said show!

5:00 sets (extended if time allows)

Sign-ups first come, first served

$3 fee

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Sign up for our legendary open mic night with Gladys to get your comedy career kick-started! Join the comics of tomorrow on our stage today!

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  • Last updated: April 9

For three years running, The R.E.C. Life (Royaltie Entertainment Company) has hosted the best poetry jam session in New York City! "The Poet WILL Be Televised!" will it's monthly poetic jam session on the second Wednesday of each month, at 8PM at Harlem's Silvana!

Hosted by hip-hop artist Baxter P Wordsworth, "The Poet WILL Be Televised" pays homage to Gil Scott Heron, iconic for the world-renowned poem "The Revolution Will Not be Televised." We allow poets, spoken word and hip hop artists, and neo-soul singers to come together with a live band to improvise their written word in a new, fresh way.

If you would like to perform during the open mic, please remember, TRACKS ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS EVENT! The live band will be happy to assist you in any musical stylings you may desire.

Suggested Donation: $5

Dates:

October 11

November 8

December 13

January 10

Follow us at @TheRECLife

and

www.thereclife.org

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  • Last updated: April 9

Keela's 2 Poets & a Comic Open Mic

8 Open Mic slots

7 minutes each slot

Each month

Feature poet

Feature comedian

Feature host

Every 4th Wednesday

7pm-9pm

$10 admissions + $10 purchase

Looking for feature poets & comedians.

Email yummyyamika@live.com

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  • Last updated: April 9
Music Inn Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Thursdays at 8pm
Music Inn
169 West 4th St
New York, NY
7:30pm sign up. First come, first served.

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  • Last updated: April 9
Yosemic (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Thursdays at 7:30pm
Silk Road Cafe
30 Mott St., Silk Road Place
New York, NY
Host: Yosemic
yosemic’s Open Mic Night is a place for various artists, musicians, dancers, singers, and other creators to showcase their work. The venue, a local hidden gem downtown, is a popular place for millennials to gather. Inside we feature gallery booth displays for up-and-coming visual artists, fashion designers, and craftspeople.

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  • Last updated: February 11
Host: Tim Duffy, Aalap Patel, Lizzie Martinez, Hoff Matthews and Lukas Kaiser
The mic is every Mon-Thurs at 7pm. You get 10 minutes and a beer for just $2. Pre-sign up (with three spots that are first come first served, the rest of the order decided by a bucket). To sign up, email us at PHONINGITINMIC@GMAIL.COM with the subject PHONING [DAY OF THE WEEK]. We will write back to let you know if you got a first come first served spot or bucket/lottery. Drop-ins are great! We just can't guarantee 10 minutes if we get a ton of people. Come on down! 153 Lafayette, 3rd floor.

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Host: David Lyons and Dion Thompson

Mainly geared for singer-songwriters but all talent welcome.

Excellent sound system and engineer,

Beer and soft drinks available.

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Where True Artists & Revolutionaries Rise!

Come join the ANSWER coalition at the Justice Center en El Barrio for our monthly open mic. This month we will be celebrating the revolutionary womyn (s)heroes in honor of International Women's Day in March. Aside from being a community mic open to all we will be featuring special guest artists, so hang tight! Liberation Mic is a space for all people to share all forms of art and revolutionary consciousness. Bring your rhymes, your poetry, or any sort of expression - all art is welcome- all you need to do is sign up!

$5 dollar suggested donation but no one turned away for lack of funds!

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  • Submitted by Yari
  • Last updated: April 9
Q & T Community Poetry and Storytelling Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Fridays at 6:30pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY
Host: Memphis Washington

Join Q & T Community every 2nd Friday of the month to share poetry, stories and merriment.

Q & T Community is a monthly LGBTQIA+ open mic and event series hosted by Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria volunteers.

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Sign up for our legendary open mic night with Gladys to get your comedy career kick-started! Join the comics of tomorrow on our stage today!

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Cadence & Culture, Poems & Punchlines (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Saturdays at 9:30pm
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 East 3rd St
New York, NY
Host: June Morris/This Life

Saturday Night Live Open Mic Event… Poetry and Comedy Showcase… Cadence & Culture Poems & Punchlines… Hosted/Produced By June Morris/This Life… @ Nuyorican Poets Cafe

February 29TH, 2020 9:30PM

Enter The Cafe And Ask This Life For The Sign Up Sheet…

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  • Last updated: February 13
Every Saturday, 1:00 PM - 6 PM, sign up at 12:30 PM (unless otherwise noted on Bitter End schedule - http://www.bitterend.com/schedule/). Open to singers, songwriters, instrumentalists, hip-hop artists, poets, comedians, storytellers, actors etc. Backing tracks accepted, and a house acoustic guitar and baby grand piano are available for use. Under 18 must be accompanied by legal guardian.

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