Open Mics are a great resource to try out some new material and/or get more comfortable playing in front of people. Here in northeast Ohio were lucky enough to have multiple open mics to choose from multiple nights of the week. Here is a collection of our favorite open mics in the area. We do our best to keep this list current, but if you find any of the below information is incorrect, or you have a new open mic to suggest, please let us know.
|Bailey Road Tavern||2920 Bailey Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221||8 pm – 11 pm||Doug & Richard||Laid back. Typically 20 minute slots.|
|Callaloo Cafe||15601 Waterloo Rd. Cleveland, OH 44110||8 pm – 11 pm||Meganne Stepka|
|Manic Monday||Kelley’s Pub 13525 Lakewood Hts Blvd Cleveland, OH||10pm – 2am||Meganne Stepka|
|Coventry Phoenix||Phoenix Coffee 1793 Coventry Rd. Cleveland Heights, OH||7:30 – 10:00||Charlie Mosbrook||3 song/15 minute format|
|Wine Down and Sweets||Wine Down and Sweets 14785 Pearl Road, Strongsville||6:00 – 9:00||Cassie Bishop and Ray Flanagan||3 song/15 minute format|
|7@7||The Rib Cage 1830 W 25th Cleveland||7:00 – 9:00||Meganne Stepka and Micah Foster||**Prearranged lineup. Need to contact Meganne or Micah for a time slot**|
|Duck Island||The Duck Island Club 2102 Freeman Ave. Cleveland, OH||8:00 – 12:00||Shawn Mishak|
|Winchester||Winchester Music Tavern 12112 Madison Ave
|8:30 – ?||varies each week|
|Becky’s||1762 E. 18th St. Cleveland, OH||9:00 – 1:30||Mer Hall and David Kraska||3 song/15 min. format|
|Snively’s Open Mic||Rider’s Inn 792 Mentor Ave, Painesville, OH||7:00 – ?||Dave Nared||3 song/15 min. format|
|Touch Open Mic||Touch Supper Club 2710 Lorain Ave.
|8:00 – ?||Shelby||15 minute slots with a featured artist|
|Brent Kirby’s 10×3||Brother’s Wine Bar 16009 Detroit Ave. Cleveland, OH||8:00 – 11:00||Brent Kirby||**Prearranged lineup. Need to contact Brent Kirby for a slot**|
|Fairport Harbor||Diamond Regional Institute 225 High St. Fairport Harbor, OH||7:30 – 10ish||Steve Orr||BYO food and drink.|
|Open Mic at The Dog||Yellow Dog Saloon 2242 Greenville Rd. Cortland, OH||7:00 – ?||Terry Wajda||Makes sure everyone gets a chance to play. Loose format.|
|Sonnets||Sonnets 117 College St. Wadsworth, OH||6:30 – 10||Todd||3 song/15 minutes format|
|Whiskey Bar||Whiskey Bar 2767 Euclid heights blvd
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
|7:30 –||Matt Miller||Currently only the last Thursday of each month.|
|PJ Marley’s||PJ Marley’s 119 Public Square Medina, OH||7:30 – 11 pm or later||Gary Hall|
*Note: start times are the approximate times sign-ups start if applicable.