5 Jam Spaces Worth Visiting   If you’re living in Montreal and looking for a space for practice, say no more! We’ve listed five by-the-hour jam spaces. It might be useful to know a few in case your band changes rehearsal last minute, or your current space is all booked up. Here’s a few that […]

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5 Nights To Play & Be Up By 8AM   Have things to do in the morning but still want to get a few songs in? Here’s a list of five places you can play and still be in bed by 11pm. We all know what it’s like to yearn for your craft while working […]

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A Local Trailblazer   Despite advances in technology, audio production is still grueling for the aspiring artist. It’s expensive, it’s time-consuming, and most of us aren’t willing to break our pockets. FLIP the Industry has responded by providing an affordable, homey space for musicians and songwriters. It has everything required to produce a great track, […]

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A Gem in the Mile End   Tired of short sets at the open mic or long busks in the metro? Le Dépanneur Café may be just what you’re looking for. Tucked away in the Mile End, this place brings a great crowd that comes for food, coffee and live music. Performance spots are hour-long and […]

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Benefits for the MTL Busker   In Part 1 we give you some tips to busking inside Montreal’s metro stations, and Part 2 tells you the rules and regulations that follow. But if you want to gain some headway, there are a few perks you might want to check out. MusiMétroMontréal is an organization whose main goal […]

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Rules & Regulations (via MusiMétroMontréal)   For those looking to busk, there are 57 busking spots around Montreal’s metro stations. Some require a metro pass to access while others can be accessed before the station’s turnstiles. Of these 57 locations, 7 busking spots are reserved for members of the “Étoiles du Métro”. In Part 1 we gave […]

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For those new to busking, it is important to understand the type of audience you will be performing for, and the etiquette adopted between buskers and commuters. Although we can’t guarantee the type of crowd you will have at a given time and place, we can give you a couple pointers in the right direction, […]

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As you may have discovered, Montreal is filled with bars, restaurants and coffee-shops to play in as a musician. Here at AudioBarn, our goal is to detail these nights so you have an easier time finding where you want to play. Whether it’s by genre, crowd size, location or time, we’ve listed all these spots […]

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About Us

Audiobarn is the newest addition to Montreal's musician's toolkit, providing an in-depth list of open mic, jam nights and cyphers in Montreal. While the information is somewhat accessible in different pockets across the internet, we found an opportunity in bringing all this golden information onto one platform in the hopes to save time and provide opportunities for local musicians to find other musicians and to jam together. (Read more...)

Mission

Our mission at AudioBarn is to serve musicians, collaborate with music-related businesses and services, and be a valuable tool along the journey of being a musician. Much like when composing a song, we are passionate in the process of creating something new, listening to feedback, and improving our creation along the way. It may be that creating a perfect song is impossible, but in the same manner, we seek to continuously improve what we are offering in the hopes that it can aid in bringing people together under the shared love for music.

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