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Le Dépanneur CaféM, Tu, W, Th, F, Sa, Su
Jazz, Folk, Classical, R&B, Blues, Country, Acoustic. Varies
Audition-Based Open Stage (see article)10:00 - 17:00206 Rue Bernard OuestClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedMedium(514) 969-6128 Piano, Bass Amp, 2 Guitar Amps, 2 Microphones & Stands, PALe Deppaneur Café is one of a kind in how it operates its live music. Essentially, you book an hour slot between 10:00 and 17:00 and that is your hour slot every week for three months. All musicians are encouraged so long as you have a significant amount of experience playing and veer away from louder genres (punk, metal & electronic). You may book as a band or as a solo performer, just note the in-house instruments on the left, and bring your own! Call Benoit Bigham to schedule: (514) 969-6128. More info here.
Smoke Meat PeteM, Tu, W, Th, SuBlues, Classic Rock, Rock & RollBlues Jam Night19:30 - 23:00283 1ère AveClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium(514) 425-6068 Drum Kit, Microphones & PAThe staff at Smoked Meat Pete clearly have a love affair with jam nights and the blues, as they hold five jam nights a week, which repeat every week. You are welcome to perform other genres of music but the celebrated genre is the blues. If you’re a blues musician, you’re sure to have a good night here. Check out their Facebook page for details!
L'EscalierMondayTraditional & FolkJam Session21:30 - 01:00552 Rue Ste. Catherine EstClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedSmall(514) 419-6609 Microphones & PAL’Escalier hosts small, in-house jam with folk musicians every Monday. People bring their violins, mandolins, guitars and fiddles and sit together playing traditional music from Quebec and Ireland. Come and join in! There are no in-house instruments, but you may bring whatever suits the mood!
Upstairs Jazz Bar & GrillMondayJazz, Bebop, SwingJam Session20:00 - 00:001254 Rue MackayClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 931-6808 Drum Kit (No Cymbals), Piano, Amps, Microphones & PAAn open jam night for jazz players, this night requires a bit of experience but is open to anyone willing to jam along! The night often starts with a jazz trio who will open up the night into a jam after their first set.
McKibbin's Irish PubMondayBlues, Soul, R&B, Funk, Rap, Acoustic, Hip-Hop, Folk. VariesOpen Mic22:00 - 03:003515 Rue St. LaurentClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 282-1580Acoustic Guitar, Microphones & PA
Ye Olde Orchard Pub & GrillTuesdayBlues, Soul, R&B, Funk, Rap, Acoustic, Hip-Hop, Folk. VariesOpen Mic21:30 - 03:0020 Rue Prince Arthur OuestClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 845-7772 Acoustic Guitar, Microphones & PAOne of the most reputable open mics in the city. Comfortable and encouraging for beginners, yet home to some of the best! Signup starts at 21:30 - first come, first served! Grab your free shot after playing!
Grumpy's Bar MontrealTuesdayBlues, Soul, R&B, Acoustic, Hip-Hop, Folk. VariesOpen Mic22:00 - 02:301242 Rue BishopClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 866-9010 Microphones & PAA fun, downtown open mic with a variety of music. Jazz and blues are popular at this bar, but anything is welcomed. This night tends to be mostly comedy, but music and spoken word is welcome. Grumpy’s also host Jazz jams on Wednesdays and Bluegrass jams on Thursdays. This night is particularly great for those wanting to play solo. Make sure to bring your own instruments!
CrobarTuesdayRock, Blues, R&B, Punk, Metal, Reggae, SkaJam Night21:00 - 00:001221 Rue CrescentClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedSmall / Medium(514) 866-6556 Drum Kit, Bass, Guitar, Keyboard, Amps, Microphones & PAHosted by Mars Trinity, this open jam is fairly
relaxed and welcomes any musician or genre to the stage. Occasionally, other jams are
held throughout the week, so keep a keen eye on the Crobar Facebook page. Come check
it out!
Dièse OnzeTuesdayJazz, Bebop, SwingJam Session21:30 - 01:304115 Rue St. DenisClick HereAdvancedSmall(514) 223-3543 Drum Kit, Piano, Microphones & PADièse Onze is a jazz club in a romantic basement. This jam is hosted by Alex Bellegarde and his jazz trio. The first set starts off with the trio performing, followed by the second set - a jam open jazz musician with the confidence to join them. This is not a jam night for beginners, but rather experienced players and performers. This crowd tends to attract a maturer age-group, but all ages are welcome! Their unspoken rule is: “If you can’t keep up, you shouldn’t be on stage.”
Rosewood Pub & RestaurantTuesday
(first of month)
Jazz, R&B, Blues, Rock, Acoustic. VariesJam Night21:00 - 01:0060 St. Jacques StClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 843-8585 Drum Kit, Piano, Microphones & PAOn the first Tuesday of every month, Rosewood Pub & Restaurant holds an incredible jam hosted by Crawdaddy. Come join in on a night of music, drinks and fantastic food made by the Chef Colin Griffin! The music starts rolling at 21:00, and then the jam opens up after - if the night is roaring, the jam can end much later than planned!
MademoiselleTuesdayEverything. R&B, Blues, Country, Rock, Punk, Metal, Acoustic,
Jazz, Folk, Classical, Soul
Open Mic / Jam Session20:30 - 00:305171 Avenue du ParcClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 508-5038 Keyboard, Drum Kit, Bass, Guitar, several Amps, 6 Microphones & Stands, PAMademoiselle is a bar that extremely supportive of all music and pride themselves in just that. This open mic hosts everything from punk to folk, and is great for music lovers in the Mile End / Plateau. The night is also very jam-friendly, and welcomes all experience levels. It starts around 20:30 but musicians tend to show up between 21:00 and 22:00. Sometimes the staff will also host jams on Fridays and Saturdays too. Keep an ear open! Consult their Facebook page or call for more info regarding these nights.
CrobarWednesdayRock, Blues, R&B, Punk, Metal, Reggae, SkaJam Night22:00 - 02:301221 Rue CrescentClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedSmall / Medium(514) 866-6556 Drum Kit, Bass, Guitar, Amps, Microphones & PAA stomping yard for bands those eager to bang on some drums and plug in their electric guitar, Crobar hosts a jam and open night for those into punk, funk, metal and reggae. For these genres, regular open mics are harder to find so Crobar holds a torch for these musicians in the centre of downtown Montreal. This place is home to rock and louder jams, however welcomes anyone to play.
CrobarThursdayHip-Hop, Rap, TrapHip-Hop Night / Cypher & Open Mic22:00 - 02:301221 Rue CrescentClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium(514) 866-6556 Microphones & PAA night of old-school hip-hop and classic instrumentals. Every Thursday, Crobar opens up mics for anyone who wants to freestyle! The cypher and open mic starts at 22:00, often followed by a show at 23:00. These nights are great if you're looking to work on your craft and is a great spot for practice. Crobar Hip-Hop Nights are usually on Thursdays, but may change now and then. Doors open at 21:00 and entrance is free! Check their Facebook page for updates; you may also request to join their Facebook group here:
Grumpy's Bar MontrealWednesdayJazz, Bebop, SwingJazz Jam Night22:00 - 02:301242 Rue BishopClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 866-9010 Microphones & PAJoin in on a night of jazz! The jam goes on all night and the level of skill is quite high. Bring your own instruments!
Duffy’sWednesdayRock, Blues, SoulOpen Jam Night21:00 - 03:001060 Chemin HerronClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedLarge(514) 631-8962 Drum Kit, Keyboard, Bass, Guitar, Amps, Microphones & PAAn open jam to all kinds of music and musical performers. Duffy’s has all the standard equipment needed for a jam and a band (bass, guitar, drums, etc.). A great place for musicians living in the Dorval area.
Maison 2109 WednesdaySoul, Neo-Soul, Funk, Hip-Hop, GrooveShowcase / Open Jam22:00 - 02:002109 Rue de BleuryClick HereIntermediateMedium / Large(514) 400-9136 Drum Kit, Keyboard, Microphones & PAIf you’re looking for a spot that welcomes Jazz and Hip-Hop, this
place is for you. The night starts off with a house band that plays
from 22:00 to 23:00, at which point the jam opens up to everyone.
Bring some lyrics, bring your instrument and hit the stage! For
those who went to the cyphers at Bleury Var à Vinyle, it’s the same
Upstairs Jazz Bar & GrillWednesdayJazz, Bebop, SwingConcordia Jazz Sessions17:00 - 19:001254 Rue MackayClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedSmall / Medium(514) 931-6808 Drum Kit (No Cymbals), Piano, Amps, Microphones & PAMost Wednesdays, you can find an early Jazz jam held by Concordia students between 17:00 and 19:00. This jam provides a relaxed environment designed for students and young players to get a feel for the stage, and practice playing with new people. Concordia musicians get priority, but all musicians are welcome when it’s not busy. Performers must know the jazz standards. Come by and share a tune!
Brasserie L’UnikWednesdayJazz, Gypsy-Jazz, Bebop, SwingJazz Jam Night21:00 - 01:00805 Boulevard DecarieClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 744-5345 Drum Kit, Microphones & PADuring CEGEP semesters, local musicians hold a Wednesday Jazz night. Jazz Jam de l'Unik starts at 21:00 with a house band performance, which opens up into a jam at 22:15. Each week features a different Jazz musician and everyone is welcome to join in! Bring your instruments and join in on a night of Jazz!
Le PionnierThursdayBlues, Rock, Classic Rock, Punk. VariesJam Night20:30 - 01:30286 Rue LakeshoreClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 630-8118 Drum Kit, Guitars, Amps, Microphones & PAThe Pionnier is a great, spacious bar in the West Island. Every Wednesday, a group of musicians bring their instruments and host the jam night. They welcome you to use their instruments, but feel free to bring your own. The night attracts an older crowd as well as a good number of regulars, and sign-up goes by a first come, first
served basis. Have fun and don’t miss out on their 60¢ wings!
Grumpy's Bar MontrealThursdayBluegrass, CountryBluegrass/Old-Time Jam Night21:30 - 02:301242 Rue BishopClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 866-9010 Microphones & PAA night of bluegrass and old-time music. The jam goes all night, just make sure you can keep up! Bring your banjo, mandolins, fiddles, double-bass’ and drum-boxes to join in on the fun. This night will sometimes end up with a dozen musicians playing on stage with a mic in the centre.
Caravane Café Galerie d'ArtThursdaySoft Rock, Blues, JazzOpen Mic / Jam Session20:00 - 02:004584 Ave. PapineauClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedSmall / Medium(514) 702-8550 Microphones & PAEvery Thursday, Caravan Cafe hosts an open mic for musicians looking to improvise with other artists in the De Lorimier area. The night starts at 20:00. Bring your instrument and join in on the fun!
Bar SaskaThursdayRock, Blues, Reggae, R&B, Hip-Hop. VariesOpen Mic / Jam Session22:00 - 01:005202 Ch. Queen MaryClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedSmall / Medium(514) 663-0340 Amp, Microphones & PAEvery Thursday, Bar Saska hosts an open mic with Wizard Trolls or Mars Trinity! It’s a laid back atmosphere, in which the band will start off the first set and then hand the mic over to others. First come, first served! A jam will sometimes break out later if everyones up to it. Bring your instrument and enjoy the night!
Bootlegger l'AuthentiqueThursdayHip-Hop, Rap, Soul, Neo-SoulCypher / Jam Session20:00 - 03:003481 Boulevard St. Laurent
(2ème Étage/2nd Floor)
Click HereIntermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(438) 383-2226 Drum Kit, Amps, Microphones & PAUrban Science presents #LeCypher! Truly an incredible jam by half the jam group Urban Science, for musicians who love hip-hop, rap and instrumental jams. The night is loaded with talent and is one of the best in the city. Small but crowded, this jam is worth checking out and holds a torch next to Bar De Courcelle or Ye Olde Orchard, being one of the most reputable amongst musicians. All instruments are welcome! It’s not uncommon to see trumpets, saxophones and trombones onstage. All amplification is provided, but bring your own instrument, with the exception of drums and keys (which are available at the venue). If you’re an upcoming Rap or Hip-Hop artist, check this night out. (Urban Science website)
MariposaThursdayAcoustic, Blues, FolkOpen Mic19:00 - 22:005434 Chemin de la Côte-Saint-LucClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium(514) 699-5951 Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Bass, Cajon Drum, Amps, Microphones & PAMariposa is without question a home to passionate musicians around NDG. The owner has been playing in blues bands for 20 years, so you can imagine their open mic welcomes Blues and Classic Rock. There is a lot of heart behind the night and they never miss a week. The space is small and has a variety of instruments to play. All genres are welcome! Each performer gets two songs or 10-15 minutes, whichever comes first. Sign-up begins at 18:00, at which point you may warm up and play a song. If the list ends during the night, it starts over from the top. It is a great, comfortable place to start performing at, but you will come across some serious talent too.
Brasserie L’UnikThursdayBlues, Soul, RockBlues Jam Night21:00 - 01:30805 Boulevard DecarieClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 744-5345 Drum Kit, Microphones & PAThese guys are awesome. Held every Thursday at Brasserie L’Unik, this night pays great respect the blues. It is most often held by Pat Loiselle, Paul Arther and other local blues artists. The jam opens up with a first set by the band, followed by one open to the public. Signing up goes by a first come, first served basis. Definitely check this night out if you’re in the area. The size of the night may vary, and be sure to bring your own instruments.
Yellow Door CoffeehouseFridayFolk & Acoustic
(variety encouraged)
Open Stage20:30 - 00:003625 Rue Aylmer
Click HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedSmallN/APiano, Acoustic Guitar (Nylon), UkuleleThis coffeehouse hosts a night of music every Friday evening, for those looking to kick back without the chaos of a bar or restaurant. At more than half a century, this is Canada’s oldest folk music coffeehouse venue. It runs an all-acoustic, “hootenanny” open stage, consisting of mostly folk music and some spoken word. This means there are no microphones. Additionally, there is a featured performer in the middle of the evening, who is often drawn from a previous night. The audience is quiet and attentive, and has been described as Montreal’s friendliest open stage. Sign up is from 20:00 to 20:30.
The Black Lion PubSaturdayBlues, Soul, R&B, Rock, Classic Rock. VariesJam Night20:00 - 00:00445 Boulevard BeaconsfieldClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedMedium(514) 697-2234 Drum Kit, 2 Guitar Amps, 1 Bass Amp, 2 Monitors, 2 Powered
Speakers, 2 Microphones & Soundboard
These jam nights are held every Saturday evening at the Black Lion
Pub. The music is great, the food is really good (served until 22:00)
and the hosting band/musician tends to change each week. Bring
your instruments, voice and appetite and you’re sure to have a
good time! If you’re a drummer bring your drumsticks.
Dièse OnzeSundayJazz, Bebop, SwingOpen Vocal Jam (Jazz Vocals)20:00 - 23:304115 Rue St. DenisClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedSmall(514) 223-3543 Drum Kit, Piano, Microphones & PADièse Onze is a jazz club in a romantic basement. This jam is strictly for jazz vocals so don’t come expecting to play instruments. The night is hosted by a jazz trio that play classic jazz standards backing it with piano, drums and bass. The club tends to attract a maturer age-group, but all ages are welcome. Furthermore, the level of expertise is quite high so be prepared! Their unspoken rule is: “If you can’t keep up, you shouldn’t be on stage.”
Pub EpoxySundayJazz, Bebop, SwingJazz Jam Sessions20:00 - 00:304210 Rue St. Jacques Click HereN/ASmall / Medium(514) 935-0043 N/AN/A
BrutopiaSundayBlues, Soul, R&B, Acoustic, Hip-Hop, Rap, Folk. VariesOpen Mic22:00 - 03:001219 Rue CrescentClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium(514) 393-9277 Acoustic Guitar, PA & MicrophonesA great staff, delicious beer and a two-story venue with proper monitors. It’s one of the oldest open mics in the city and attracts a solid crowd. It’s relaxed, fun and filled with an array of performances and friendly musicians.
Bar De CourcelleSundayBlues, Soul, R&B, Acoustic, Hip-Hop, Rap, Folk. VariesOpen Mic / Jam Session22:00 - 03:004685 Rue Notre-Dame OuestClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedLarge(438) 382-4685 Drum Kit, Bass, Guitar, Piano, Amps, Microphones & PAOne of the most reputable open mics in Montreal. It’s a classic night for those interested in meeting fellow musicians and playing some great jams late into the night. This is worth checking out and holds the bar high, much like nights at Ye Olde Orchard, Bleury Bar à Vinyle and Brutopia. Grab your free drink after playing! Sign-up starts at 21:30.
Medley Simple MaltSundayFolkOpen Mic22:00 - 03:006206 Rue St. HubertClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium(514) 271-7887 Acoustic Guitar, Microphones & PA (4 inputs)A classic open mic outside of downtown Montreal, located between Beaubien and Rosemont metro stations. The open mic starts at 22:00 with musicians playing mostly folk music.
La Marche à CôtéTuesday
(twice a month)
Reggae, Latin, African, Jazz, Soul, R&B, Acoustic, Hip-Hop. VariesOpen Jam22:00 - 03:005043 Rue Saint-DenisClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedSmall / Medium / LargeN/ADrum Kit, 2 Guitar Amps, Bass DI, Microphones & PAEvery second Tuesday, an open jam is held at La Marche à Côté! There is no
predetermined style, and previous jams here have mixed of worldly genres with
elements of Jazz, R&B and Blues. It’s a fantastic spot, and additional DIs are provided for those with electric instruments. If you plan on playing a lot, we suggest bringing your own instrument so others can have access to the in-house instruments as well. Bring your talent, your heart and come improvise with others!
(first of month)
Folk, Acoustic, R&B, Bluegrass, Blues. VariesOpen Mic / Jam22:00 - 03:00552 Rue Ste. Catherine EstClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedSmall(514) 419-6609 Microphones & PAThis night is held by Big Bang MTL on the first Wednesday of every month. This place is
extremely supportive of local artists, especially to those who enjoy poetry, folk and acoustic
music. As they put it, “It is a cultural affair with underground music, poetry and live artistic
performances”. Check their website or Facebook page for more updates. Sign-up starts at
La Marche à CôtéWednesday
(first + third of month)
Gypsy-Jazz, JazzJam Session21:00 - 00:305043 Rue Saint-DenisClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedMedium / LargeN/AGuitars, Bass, Amps, Microphones & PADo you like Gypsy-Jazz? You are all cordially invited to the Manouche Jazz Jam! For those who have never come, here's how it works: the Hal Cole Quintet set up microphones, amps and sheet music, as well as guitars and bass for anyone who wants to join in - all you have to do is get up on stage! You also get a free beer for playing! This night is a lot of fun whether you’re playing or watching.
La Marche à CôtéWednesday
(fourth of month)
Balkan MusicBalkan Jam Session19:30 - 23:005043 Rue Saint-DenisClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedSmallN/AN/AOn the fourth Wednesday of every month, La Marche à Côté hosts an informal gathering for lovers of Balkan music and dance, led by accordionist and irreplaceable host Sergiu Popa. You can find downloadable versions of the tunes they play from their website. Sheet music for C and Bb instruments is also provided. Bring your own instrument!
Reggies BarWednesday
(last of month)
Music, Poetry, Comedy & MagicOpen Mic / Jam SessionVaries1455 Boulevard de Maisonneuve OuestClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 285-0599 Microphones & PAOnce in a while, this student-run bar showcases a wide range of talent at the heart of Concordia campus. This open mic involves everything from Hip-Hop to magic. It’s a great place to meet young artists between the ages of 18 to 25, especially if you are a student. Dates vary by the month so check out their website or Facebook
page for more updates! Nights tend to start around 19:00 and will sometimes turn into jam sessions later in the night (around 23:00). Performers usually get around 15 minutes to perform and specials on drinks are provided to those who come.
La Marche à CôtéFriday
(first of month)
Dub, Reggae, Vintage Dancehall, Nü Roots, Old-SchoolDub Jam Session / Open Mic21:00 - 03:005043 Rue Saint-DenisClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedMedium / LargeN/ACDJ 2000, DJM 900 Nexus, Wireless Shure SM 58, Monitors,
Microphones & PA
Hosted by Blackout Sound System, this night is held on the first Friday of every month, celebrating Reggae, Dancehall and Dub music. The stage is open to DJs, vocalists and upcoming artists, and is a jam more than anything. For those looking to play records, we’ve included a list of equipment provided in the ‘In-House Instruments’ section. The night has a fun, peaceful atmosphere so if you’re looking to dance and socialize, it’s a great spot. For a stage plot, click here.
(first of month)
Bluegrass, Country, FolkJam Night18:00 - 22:005434 Chemin de la Côte-Saint-LucClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedMedium(514) 699-5951 Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Bass, Cajon Drum, Amps, Microphones &
Mariposa is without question a home to passionate musicians in the
NDG area. On the first Friday of each month, Mariposa hosts their
First Friday Musicians Circle. It’s an acoustic evening of Bluegrass,
Country & Folk tunes and welcomes everyone to come play!
There’s no cover and a variety of instruments are welcomed to the
stage: guitars, dobros, fiddles, mandolins, banjos, harmonicas - you
name it! The owner’s very friendly and has been playing in blues
bands for 20 years. It’s a small space but you’ll be surprised by
some serious talent too. If you’re looking for a fun Friday evening,
Mariposa’s your place!
St. Dom JamhouseFriday
(twice a month)
Acoustic, R&B, Reggae, Jazz, Flamenco, Latin, Folk, Rock, Blues,
Hip-Hop. Varies
Jam SessionsVaries4100 Rue St. DominiqueClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedSmall / Medium / LargeN/AVariesIn the heart of the Plateau, you can find the St Dom Jamhouse: an intimate web of apartments home to artists, artisans and performers. They host official jam nights every second Friday and frequent events throughout the week - these include workshops, potlucks, open mics, jam sessions and social experiments. Friday jams will alternate themes and often stretch into the early morning; sometimes the next day! It’s an amiable crowd - one you could compare to “a summer camp for adults” - and worth checking out! Just be sure to come in with a friendly, sociable attitude and keep in the loop via their Facebook page! All performers are welcome! Though we have not listed in-house instruments, there are plenty available should you leave yours at home.
Club BalattouVaries
(once a month)
Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Humor, StorytellingOpen Mic19:45 - 23:004372 St. Laurent BlvdClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 739-7944 Microphones & PAIn collaboration with Dans la Rue (an organization that strives to help the homeless and at-risk youth), Mél Bué and Club Balattou host the PoéZik Show & Open Mic! This night invites people to read (or sing) poetry, play music and raise money for Dans la Rue. A keyboard is occasionally provided by other pianists for those who want to play piano. Come check it out, sign-up ends at 20:25! Please refer to their Facebook page for future nights as days may change month to month.
Coop La Maison VerteVariesFolk, Blues, R&B, Soul. VariesOpen Mic19:30 - 22:305785 Rue
Sherbrooke Ouest
Click HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedSmall(514) 489-8000 Keyboard (Weighted), Microphones, Ampsmall and intimate night
truly supportive of local talent. Eleuthera is passionate about helping artists and often hosts
the night. Acts range anywhere from circus performance and dance to music and poetry.
This event is held inside Coop La Maison Verte, a store that promotes organic and
environmentally friendly lifestyles. Please remember that this night is held on occasion and
usually on the last Thursday of the month, we advise you check out their Facebook page
before heading over. Enjoy!
The Segal Centre for Performing ArtsVariesShow Tunes, Musical, Theatrical, SingalongOpen Mic20:00 - 23:305170 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-CatherineClick HereIntermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 739-7944 Piano, Microphones & PAAbout once a month, Segal Centre's Broadway Cafe host an open mic dedicated specifically to show tunes! These nights are usually held on Saturdays but may change once in a while. A selection of sheet music is provided, or you may bring your own double sided and perforated sheets.These evenings offer amateurs and performers an opportunity to sing the Broadway repertoire, accompanied by a professional pianist. Come and sing or simply enjoy the musical entertainment! Duets and trios are encouraged. Consult their Facebook page for more details, and please note that these open mics are usually ages 18+.
Gerts BarVariesVaries. Blues, Soul, R&B, Rock, Classic Rock, Reggae, Acoustic, Hip-Hop, RapOpen Mic / Jam SessionVaries3480 Rue McTavishClick HereBeginner / Intermediate / AdvancedMedium / Large(514) 398-3459 Varies. Microphones & PAOpen mics and jam sessions are occasionally held at this student bar. Days are infrequent so we
suggest following their Facebook page for more details!

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