Are you ready to step outside your bedroom and play in front of an audience? Well, one of the best ways to ease into public performance is to attend open mic nights. With this in mind, here are some that are happening in Christchurch.
Jane’s Bar & Cafe
Where: 271 Stanmore Street, Richmond, Christchurch
When: Fridays, 7.30pm – 1100pm
Restrictions: All ages
Booking: Just bowl on in
A wide range of music from rock to blues. You can bring your own gear or use theirs.
Open mic night etiquette: Pay attention to the other performers. Also, talking while someone is playing a quiet ballad doesn’t go down well.
Becks Southern Alehouse
Where: 155 Colombo Street, Somerfield, Christchurch
When: Wednesday 6 December, from 8.00pm
Booking: Contact venue at 03-337 2233
Carlton Bar & Eatery
Where: 1 Papanui Rd, Merivale, Christchurch
When: Tuesdays from 8pm until late
Restrictions: Check with venue
Booking: register at firstname.lastname@example.org
The night is hosted by duo Co-op. Soloists, duos and bands welcome.
Have we missed a venue? If you know of any other open mic nights in Christchurch, let us know in the comments below.