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Ruby Deluxe

phone:919-900-8194
venue:rubydeluxeraleigh.com
event:facebook.com/pg/OpenMicAtRubyDeluxe

Come experience a safe place to showcase your talent and/or get some practice performing in front of others. Performances are open to music, poetry, prose, comedy, spoken word, storytelling, theatre, movement, etc. that fit within the parameters of our available time and space.

We will have 2 mics and 2 direct inputs available. No backlined instruments. Please try and keep your performance 10 minutes or less.

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OPEN MIC AGREEMENTS:

These agreements are for performers and also audience members. This open mic exists to support and uplift marginalized folks. People who identify as women, transgender, queer, or LGBT are encouraged to step to the front. This space is for you. Allies, you are still welcome to perform, but please remember that you are not an ally just because you say you are, and you are definitely not an ally if you can not exist in this space following these agreements:

NO HATEFUL OR OPPRESSIVE CONTENT: Your performance should never include any content that is transphobic, homophobic, sexist, racist, ableist, etc. If you break this agreement the microphone will be turned off during your performance and you will be asked to exit the stage area without further comment.

RESPECT GENDER PRONOUNS: You are encouraged to introduce yourself with your gender pronouns in this space! Respect the pronouns of others as you would like yours respected. If you have not been told someone’s pronouns, please use neutral pronouns or just the person’s name. Again, asking and sharing pronouns is encouraged. If you misgender someone correct yourself and move on.

ENCOURAGE, DON’T HECKLE: Don’t make someone else’s performance about you. If you have comments, tell them afterwards. It’s already nerve-wracking enough to be vulnerable in the spotlight. On the flip side… if you hear someone mutter “ah I messed up” in between strums, an encouraging “WOO! You’re doing great!” is acceptable and encouraged. Which leads into… BE A SUPPORTIVE AUDIENCE MEMBER: Please, no talking while performances are ha

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  • Last updated: April 9

North Street Beer Station

Open Mike Mondays (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Monday at 7pm
521 West North Street
Raleigh, NC
phone:919-977-0825
venue:northstreetbeer.com

This listing was last updated 9 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Submitted by Faye Reese
  • Last updated: October 30, 2018

Ruckus Pizza & Bar

Ruckus Open Mic Tuesdays (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Tuesday at 8:30pm

Hosted by Brian Jones

2233-112 Avent Ferry Rd
Raleigh, NC
phone:919-835-2002
venue:ruckuspizza.com/raleigh-nc
What's up all my music makin' friends out there. Come take the stage and show us your skills at Ruckus Open Mic Tuesdays! Acoustic acts, full bands, all genres of music, and comedians are welcome here. Acoustic guitar, bass, and percussion are provided, or feel free to bring your own instruments/gear. Live streaming to FB and high definition recording are also available for anyone interested.

This listing was last updated 6 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Noir Bar & Lounge

phone:919-747-1778
event:citysoulcafe.splashthat.com

City Soul is the hottest poetry open mic in the triangle.

Doors open at 830 show starts at 9 PM. Get there early to sign up.

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  • Last updated: July 10

Sonic Drive Thru

host:fellthetrees.com

This listing was last updated over 5 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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