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We try to keep this up to date but things change, so check with the venue if you are travelling there

West Yorkshire Open Mic Nights

Monday

Name: By George!
Venue: Kirkstall Bridge Inn, 12 Bridge Rd, Leeds LS5 3BW
Frequency: forntnightly on Mondays, 8pm - 11.30pm
URL: Facebook Group
Info: By George! is a fortnightly acoustic open mic on Mondays at Kirkstall Bridge Inn in Kirkstall hosted by Sally7. All acoustic instruments and styles welcome. Plus real ales and a great atmosphere! This event is fully unplugged- no PA or mics to contend with. Want to try some new material? Play old favourites to an attentive audience? Or even play live for the first time? Join us at the Kirkstall Bridge Inn!

Name: Acoustic Sing Along/Open Mic
Venue: The Royal Hotel, Pudsey, Leeds, LS28 8PR
Frequency: Every Monday
URL: Facebook
Info: Weekly song and music session. Our sessions are mainly in a room off the main bar and are in sing around format but every last Monday in the month we move to the concert room and operate an open mic style night, biggest difference being we are unplugged. Everyone welcome good ale and often food on offer 8:30 till midnight. Very open and welcoming group.

Tuesday

Name: Yorkshire Gig Guide Music Night
Venue: Factory Street Studios, Bradford, BD4 9NW
Frequency: First Tuesday of the Month
E-mail: andrew@yorkshiregigguide.co.uk
URL: Facebook
Info:Yorkshire Gig Guide hosts a night of live music, with featured bands. And of course the night includes open mic opportunity too, which includes P.A. system and lots of mic's, Our two brilliant sound engineers Sam and Jimmy, Bass amp, guitar amp, drum kit all in place- just come along and plug in!!!
Spots available!! Get in touch if you want to play Tel 07885 377797 or get in touch via Facebook Factory Street Studios, Unit 9, Factory Street, Bradford, BD4 9NW 19.00hrs, Bar, Raffle, Free entry- and look out for our special raffle prize announcements, soon.

Name: The Acoustic Club - Open Mic Night
Venue: Bar 1:22, Huddersfield
Frequency: Every Tuesday
URL: Website
Info:The atmosphere is unique at The Acoustic Club. The Acoustic Club operates a ‘listening policy’ whereby the audience are actively encouraged to ssshhh during peoples performances, ensuring wether its a busy or a quiet night, there is always a quiet attentive audience. Over 1500 different performers have played over the years, and this continues to grow with new people playing every week. Anything goes as long as its unamplified, you can perform covers, your own songs, tell jokes, bang a drum, dance, or even play a tennis racket.

Name: Musicians Centre Open Mic Night
Venue: Exchange Arts Centre, Keighley
Frequency: 2nd Tuesday of Every Month
URL: Facebook
Info:Come along, grab a beer or coffee, sit down, play, sing and listen to some local talent. A perfect way to get your music out there. People who are interested in playing just turn up speak to the lovely Musicians Centre guys and hopefully you’ll be on stage! Note, this event is NOT exclusively for guitarists, anyone is welcome; the talented, lost and found. Anything goes Poetry & Comedy always makes a nice change, all artists are welcome. It’s got to be better than watching Eastenders!

Name: Open Mic Night
Venue: Bar Code, 9a New St. Huddersfield HD1 2AX
Frequency: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of Every Month
URL: Facebook
Info:Open Mic

Name: Fenton Boogie Open Mic/Jam Night
Venue: The Fenton, 161 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 3ED
Frequency: Every Tuesday
URL: Facebook
Info:When we say boogie, we mean it!! ALL genres and styles of art welcome. Full back-line included. Always a great atmosphere and crowd and drinks from £2. See you all there

Wednesday

Name: Open Mind
Venue: The Grove, Leeds
Frequency: Every week
E-mail: mat@bdeyemusic.com
URL: Website
Info:Running for 18 years and still going strong! Totally acoustic night in a really friendly atmosphere. Booking in from 8.30 – Starts at 9. Music, poetry and comedy. Not a microphone or amp in sight!

Name: Wham Bam Jam
Venue: Cabin 164, Cardigan Road, Leeds, LS6 1LL
Frequency: Forthnightly on Wednesdays
URL: Facebook
Info:Open mic and jam night featuring international performers. Musicians, poets, comedians, all performance artists welcome!

Name: Open Mic
Venue: The Fox n Grapes, Pudsey
Frequency: Every Wednesday
Info:All welcome

Name: Open Mic
Venue: A Bar Below (Dare Cafe Headlingley)
Frequency: Every Wednesday
URL: website
Info: A Bar Below Open Mic takes place in the lovely little bar below Dare Cafe in Headingley every wednesday! Whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro, all are welcome! A house guitar is available - Backing tracks are welcome - Sign up from 7pm! Contact Richard on 07796177518 or email mutedproductionsuk@gmail.com for more info

Thursday

Name: Open Mic Night/Jam Night
Venue: The Black Swan, 150 Thornton Road Bradford, BD1 2JH
Frequency: Every Thursday 7.30-11pm
URL: Facebook Page
Info: The Black Swan holds a weekly jam session (hosted by Mikey Robinson) every Thursday located close to Bradford centre. A fun, friendly, welcoming atmosphere with various acts playing a wide variety of genres to quench your musical thirst! If you love to sing? play? or just sit back and enjoy some great live music come down ! everyone is welcome. All equipment provided plus a free shot for singers.

Name: Open Mic
Venue: The Cellar Bar, 51 Station Road, Batley, WF17 5SU
Frequency: Every other week
E-mail: stegsa@hotmail.com
Info:Acoustic Open Mic

Name: Bar-Room Buskers
Venue: The White Swan, 68 Boroughgate, Otley. LS21 1AE
Frequency: Every Thursday
URL: Facebook
Info:Players, singers and audience are all very welcome. No need to book a turn, just turn up, but come early as it can get very busy.

Name: Open Mic
Venue: The New Conservatory, Leeds
Frequency: Every Thursday
Info:Acoustic.

Name: Cloth Cat Open Mic
Venue: The Chemic Tavern, Woodhouse, Leeds
Frequency: Every Thursday, except first Thursday of Month
URL: Facebook
Info:If you want to perform, come along and put your name down on the night with our compere. It's free entry with a whip round for the band - the fun kicks off at 8pm. Turn up early to put your name down, places are limited. We also have a headline booked act slot each week.

Name: Open Mic Night
Venue: B@r Place, Crown Street, Hebden Bridge
Frequency: Last Thursday of the Month
URL: Website
Info: The last Thursday of every month is Open Mic Night! Come down and join in, or just chill and listen to some music from our talented local musicians.

Name: Open Mic Night
Venue: The Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge
Frequency: Last Thursday of the Month
URL: Website
Info: The last Thursday of every month is Open Mic night.

Name: Open Mic Night
Venue: The Gantry, Upton
Frequency: Second Thursday of the Month
URL: Facebook
Info:For absolutely any talent, singers, comedians, anything We have all our own gear and drinks tokens for performers. 5 of us are regular performers, we have all instruments too!

Name: Open Mic Night
Venue: The Airedale Heiffer, Stocksbanks Road, Mirfield, WF14 9QB
Frequency: Every other Thursday
URL: Facebook
Info: Acoustic open mic night

Name: Open Mic Night
Venue: Kings Arms, 9 Bolton Road, Silsden, BD20 0JY
Frequency: Every Thursday
URL: Facebook
Info: Every Thursday 9 pm to 11.45, Plug and play or acoustic, All genres welcome

Name: Open Mic Night
Venue: The Underground, Duke Street, Bradford
Frequency: Every Thursday
URL: Facebook
Info: Every Thursday from 8 pm all genres welcome, backline available

Friday

Name: Open Mic
Venue: The Castle Hotel, Bradford
Frequency: Every Friday
URL: Website
Info:Totally acoustic music night with featured artist and open mic

Name: Open Mic
Venue: Churwell Club, Elland Road, Churwell, Leeds, LS27 7RR
Frequency: Every Friday
Info:Everyone welcome. To book a slot call Adele on 07771370605

Name: Open Mic
Venue: Con Club, Wilsden
Frequency: 4th Friday of the month
Info:All welcome

Name: Live at The Lounge
Venue: Baildon Club, 1-3 Towngate, Baildon, BD17 6LX
Frequency: Alternate Fridays
Info:Live at the Lounge is a fun live music night held on alternate Fridays. We have a resident band, performances from students of all ages and abilities from three local music tutors who are gaining experience of playing live and with others, a fun quiz and a featured guest band or solo musician. We also welcome musicians of all abilities to come along for a jam either solo or with others. We provide a full PA, drums and back line amplification, just bring your instrument and see Graham at the mixing desk. If you have a band and you want to test out to an appreciative and friendly audience contact Bren Travis brentravis@homail.com There is a small charge to cover repairs and improvements to the equipment. Adults £2.00, accompanied children £1.00, Members free.

Saturday

Name: Open Mic
Venue: Lux Lounge (next to medical centre), Robin Lane, Pudsey, LS28 7BR
Frequency: Last Saturday of the month
Info:Its open to all different types of performers and is family friendly - no restrictions on age up till 11pm. Starts at 7pm.

Sunday

Name: Sunday Sessions, Open Mic Night
Venue: VM Lounge, Victoria Mills, Shipley BD17 7EF
Frequency: Every Sunday
URL: Facebook
Info:Every Sunday we welcome musicians of all styles and talents to perform at the Open Mic. Hosted by Dave Hanson plus weekly guest artist

Name: Open Mic
Venue: The Tarn Inn, Yeadon
Frequency: Every 2nd and 4th Sunday
Info:All welcome