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US and Canadian Poetry Open Mikes

The Black Squirrel

Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Tuesday at 8pm

Hosted by Dan Magnolia

2670 Avenir Place
Fairfax, VA

The Best New Open Mic in Northern Virginia at The Black Squirrel Dunn Loring has a *BRAND NEW STAGE* and is NOW EVERY TUESDAY Starting March 6, 2018! Hosted by Dan Magnolia.

- Every Tuesday 8-11 pm (starting 3/6/18)

- Online Signup 1-week in advance

- Walk-In Signup for available/canceled spots only

- Email Announcements:

- 12-15 performers

- 2-songs (so keep setup simple!)

- All Ages & Family Friendly

- All Experience Levels

- Extended Sets for Featured Artists

- Large New Stage, but Keep Your Setup SIMPLE!

- Great for Solo, Duo, & Small Bands

- Hand percussion OK (but NO drum kits except for Featured Artists)

- PA, mics, cables provided; NO BACKLINE (yet)

- Free & Paid Parking Options

- METRO Accessible (Orange Line Dunn Loring)

- Video of your performance ($5 SAW members, $10 non-members)

- Become a Member of the Songwriters Association of Washington DC (

- Guitar String & Used Battery Recycling Drive during every open mic!

- News at

- Photo at

- BE SOCIAL and courteous and you'll be part of our music family!


Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Apr 24
  • Tuesday, May 01
  • Tuesday, May 08
  • Tuesday, May 15
  • Tuesday, May 22

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