Special Event! The first Open Mic Showcase was such a huge success that we are gearing up to to do it again on Thursday, October 7th. Open Mic Showcase will be videotaping another episode of our Public Television series at the Canvas Gallery in San Francisco. The taping is open to the public, starting at 7:30pm until midnight. 7 great acts! No Cover. Schedule


Special Event! Tuesday 3/30/04 and Thursday 4/1/04 Open Mic Showcase will be videotaping the Pilot Episode of our series at the Canvas Cafe in San Francisco. The taping will be open to the public starting at 7pm until midnight each night. 15 great acts in two nights! No Cover. Schedule

Every Monday The Hotel Utah Open Mic is back! Open mic with host, Bob O'Magic at the Original Hotel Utah, 500- 4th Street at Bryant in San Francisco. One Song Random Draw by 7:30pm; p.a., hand drums, kit, amps and key board available; Great Food and Old San Francisco atmosphere. One of the great institutions of the Open Mic Community.

Every Tuesday from 7:30 - 9:30, Joe Rizzo hosts an Open Mic at Rockin' Java on Haight St. This venue is designed for serious and dedicated musicians of all styles to perform and practice their craft in front of a live audience. The event is free and open to the public. Rockin' Java is located at 1821 Haight Street @ Schrader. Sign-ups in person begin at 7 pm Tuesday. Featured Performer plays from 9:00pm - 9:30 pm. Musicians can also send e-mail to confirm a performance slot to

Every Wednesday in San Francisco, The Canvas Cafe hosts one of the Best Open Mics in the West. The sign up list goes out by 7pm and the show starts at 7:30. 2 songs or 10 minutes per performer. The Canvas is located at 1200- 9th Avenue on the Corner of Lincoln right across from Golden Gate Park in San Francisco (415) 504-0060. Canvas Cafe is proud to be Home Base for Open Mic Showcase.

Seven Nights a week in San Francisco, Skip's Tavern, 453 Cortland in Bernal Heights has Live Music. Sunday Monday and Thursday are Jam Nights starting around 7:30 until closing. Reggie Harvey is your host along with Albert "King" Giles. The Real Home of the Blues in San Francisco. (415) 282-3456.

Boston Area Open Mics

Fredricksburg, Virginia-The Spirits open mic is Every Monday, 9:00 pm to 1:00 am. Spirits is located at 816 Caroline Street in downtown Fredericksburg. The open mic is acoustic only. The host is Clay Jones. All styles of music are welcome. We do allow acoustic groups and duos to play (no amps).

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