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US and Canadian Poetry Open Mikes

Open Mics in Washington, DC

Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Tuesdays at 7pm
Red Lounge Bar & Grill
2013 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Host: Turk Da Comedian


Host: Mortimer Rex

Free, Sign-up in person starting at 5:30 PM.

Most Wednesdays: 6 - 9 PM

Guitar, Mic provided or bring your own.

Originals encouraged.

15 min slot. Sign up = First Come, First choice of time.


Host: Alex The Red Parez

It’s Open Mic Night at Songbyrd and everyone’s invited!

Hosted by Alex The Red Parez, musicians, poets, comedians and everything in between are welcome at the newest open mic in Adams Morgan. All we ask is that everyone come with open ears and minds.

We will be rotating a featured artist at each event.


  • Submitted by Casanovela
  • Last updated: April 9

The only true cross between the art of music and the art of comedy. Bring your instrument, your story, your poem, your song.

8-9 - No cover charge

9-11 - $5.00 cover charge


  • Submitted by Richard Siegel
  • Last updated: April 9
Live! from Busboys and Poets (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Fridays at 11pm
Busboys and Poets
2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Phone: (202)387-Poet (7638)


  • Submitted by Busboys and Poets
  • Last updated: April 9

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