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US and Canadian Poetry Open Mikes

Presumed Suspended Due To Covid-19 Closures

April 9, 2020

We're assuming that most, if not all, of the non-virtual Open Mikes listed on this site are on hold for now. Rather than encourage anyone to go out for no good reason, we're marking all Open Mikes on-hold until we hear otherwise from the listing owners.

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Touch The Mic Monday's (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Mondays at 7:30pm
Essence bar and Restaurant
1662 Atlantic Ave.
Brooklyn, NY
Host: Damon Rozier
This is a weekly open mic that offer an audience. There's a live DJ with mixing board to plugin instruments, and phone accompaniment. It offers a warm friendly environment. Beginners and seasoned artists are welcome and appreciated. Come through.


  • Submitted by Damon Rozier
  • Last updated: April 9

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