Best Open Mic Nights in New York
Open mic nights are notoriously bad if you don't know where to go for a good show, but fear not: New York is notorious for its live music and its emerging music scene. And where does it all start? It starts with an open mic full of the city's most talented musicians at one of these great venues.
317 East Houston Street,
New York, NY, 10002
The Parkside Lounge has been slowly heating up for about four years now. If you move beyond the bar in the front, you'll see why. The back room hosts local New York rock bands, DJs, and cabaret shows. For up to date info on who is playing, just click on the schedule tab.
Pete's Candy Store
709 Lorimer St,
Brooklyn, NY, 11211
One of Williamsburg’s brighter spots, Pete’s Candy Store is always busy. The backroom offers local countryish music and has weekly events like the Quizz-Off, a trivia competition. Get one of the few tables early and enjoy.
The Red Lion
151 Bleecker Street,
New York, NY, 10012
The Red Lion is widely known as a premier live music venue in the city. Sought after New York artists such as Gavin DeGraw, Milo Z, Dana Fuchs, and The Nerds, along with an array of national acts regularly play to eager more...