You have been playing the guitar/ukulele/accordion for a few months and you are ready to step on the stage and rock out on your rendition of Free Bird. Or you have been playing for many years and have originals that you are ready to share with the world.
Here is a list of open mics around Denver where you can show off your skills, or enjoy listening to brave musicians rock out all week long.
19 MUSIC OPEN MICS IN DENVER
#1 LOCAL 46 BAR AND BIERGARTEN
Local 46 Bar and Biergarten has a great patio, beer selection and place to showcase a song you are working on.
When: Monday, 8pm
Psst… They have open jam sessions every Tuesdays at 8pm!
#2 SYNTAX PHYSIC OPERA
When: Tuesdays, 7:30 sign up/8 – 11:30pm
#3 OPHELIA’S ELECTRIC SOAPBOX
Ophelia’s showcases local beers, responsibly-sourced food, and an open mic on the first and third Tuesday of the month! Currently, the host of the open mic is Soul Daddy and His Band for a grooving good time.
When: First/Third Tuesdays, 7 pm sign up/starts at 8pm
#4 YOUR MOM’S HOUSE
Your Mom’s House is the place to open mic and jam out until late in the morning. Hosted by the Cap Hill All Stars, this is both a jam and an open mic for musicians of all levels.
When: Tuesdays, 9pm -1:45am
#5 THE MEADOWLARK
The Meadowlark hosts all sorts of musicans and special events from a Goth Nights to Monday Jazz Nights. If you are looking to take center stage show up on any Tuesday in the month!
When: Tuesdays, 9 pm (this event is 21+)
#6 GOOSETOWN TAVERN
Goosetown Tavern join in on the Open Mic Band Jam hosted by Nic Jay. Featuring full stage, full sound, lights, and live streaming video and sound from the board so you can sign up to show off your skills or just jam with friends.
When: Tuesday, 9pm sign up/10pm – 1am (this event is 21+)
#7 GENNARO’S CAFE ITALIANO
Gennaro’s Cafe Italiano serves up delicious Italian food and events all week including an open mic on Tuesdays. Order a pizza and enjoy the music or make a little of your own!
When: Tuesday, 8pm
#8 WOODS BOSS BREWING
When: Tuesday, 7-9pm
#9 SWALLOW HILL CAFE
When: Fourth Thursday, 7pm
#10 MERCURY CAFÉ
Mercury Café hosts a weekly open mic in the Jungle Room. It is free and open to all types of acts so you might see anything from music to magic.
When: Wednesdays, 9pm
Psst… Mercury Café, The Meadowlark & Syntax Physic Opera were also featured in ‘14 Places to Listen to Live Jazz Music in Denver‘!
#11 LINCOLN’S ROADHOUSE
Lincoln’s Roadhouse serves up cajun food and live music. Try the Award winning Meatloaf Cheeseburger and open-mic on Wednesdays.
When: Wednesdays, 8pm
#12 LIONS LAIR LOUNGE
Lions Lair Lounge has Paul’s Open Stage every Wednesday. I don’t know who Paul is, but I am sure he hosts a friendly open mic!
When: Wednesday 8:30pm
Psst… They also have Comedy With Roger on Mondays!
#13 BERYL’S BEER CO.
Beryl’s Beer Co. has many delicious beers and every Thursday night hosts an open mic/jam session. They also offer a free beer for all jam participants – so be bold!
When: Thursdays, 7pm
#14 THE CORNER BEET
When: Thursday, 6pm-9pm
#15 IGNITE KITCHEN AND COCKTAILS
#16 DECLARATION BREWING
Declaration Brewing has a weekly open mic on Thursdays! This an all inclusive open mic, so you can either play music or show off your mad juggling skills.
When: Thursday, 6:45 sign up/7pm-9pm
#17 ROSEBUD CAFE
When: Monday 6pm-8pm
#18 HOSTEL FISH
Hostel Fish pours a yummy absinthe and hosts an acoustic open mic night on the first and third Saturday of the month! They offer a free drink to any performer and a buy-one-get-one-free drink special to the audience.
When: First/Third Saturday, 6pm-9pm
#19 TELLER’S TAP ROOM
Teller’s Tap Room has a special of Three Cheese Lasagna on Sundays and on the last Sunday of the month is an open mic!
When: Last Sundays, 7 pm