Open Mics

Updated 9/21/20

You asked, we heard you and are expanding our Open Mic section just for you! Check back weekly for new additions and if you know of any you’d like added, please feel free to add it in the form below. It is highly recommended you contact the venue to verify the Open Mic schedule.

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Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant5157 Main StreetDowners GroveIL60515630.969.0600Wednesday
Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant28 W New York StAuroraIL60506630.844.0400Wednesday
Bernice's Tavern3238 S Halsted StChicagoIL60608312.907.1580Thursday
Bill's Bar & Burger30 E HubbardChicagoIL60611312.595.0446Saturday
Cole’s Bar2338 N Milwaukee Ave,ChicagoIL60647Wednesday
Copper Fiddle Distillery532 W IL Rte 22 #110Lake ZurichIL60047847.847.7609Thursday (1st & 3rd )
Dan "D" Jac's9358 171st St.Orland HillsIL60487708.460.8773Wednesday
Elbo Room2871 N Lincoln AveChicagoIL60657773.549.5549Wednesday
Empire Burgers & Brew48 W Chicago AvenueNapervilleIL60540630.355.9000
EvenFlow Music & Spirits302 W State StGenevaIL60134331.248.0269Tuesday
Feedback Open Mic6417 N RavenswoodChicagoIL60626
Fitzgerald's6615 Roosevelt RoadBerwynIL60402708.788.2118Tuesday
The Gallery Cabaret2020 N OakleyChicagoIL60647773.489.5471Wednesday
Green Town Tavern110 S Genesee StWaukeganIL60085847.244.1001Thursday
Hailstorm Brewing8060 186th StreetTinley ParkIL60487708.232.8072Thursday (3/26)
Harlem Avenue Lounge3701 S Harlem AveBerwynIL60402708.484.3610Thursday
Heartland Cafe7000 N Glenwood Ave.ChicagoIL60626773.465.8005Wednesday
Jesse's Tavern10501 S RidgelandChicago RidgeIL708.499.0048Thursday (1st & 3rd)
Johnny's Blitz20 N Cass AveWestmontIL60559630.541.9015Mon & Thu
Logan Bar2230 N. California Ave.Logan SquareIL60647773.252.1110Thursday
Long Grove Unplugged135 Old McHenry RdLong GroveIL60047
Miss Kitty's Saloon - Acoustic634 E OgdenNapervilleIL60563630.357.2420Monday
Miss Kitty's Saloon - Electric634 E OgdenNapervilleIL60563630.357.2420Wednesday
Moe's Tavern2937 N Milwaukee AveChicagoIL60618773.227.2937Wednesday
North Side Sports Bar499 Pennsylvania AveGlen EllynIL630.469.4602Monday
Northside Bar1635 N DamenChicagoIL60647Wednesday
One Trick Pony Brewery17851 Chapel AveLansingIL708.889.6683Thursday (2nd)
Paddy Mac's Pub & Grill4157 N Pulaski ChicagoIL60641773.279.9300Tuesday
Phyllis' Musical Inn1800 W DivisionChicagoIL60622773.486.9862Tuesday (except 2nd)
Refuge Chicago416 S ClarkChicagoIL60605773.971.0282Monday
Serbian Village Restaurant3144 W. Irving ParkChicagoIL60618773.478.2900Wednesday
SIP Barrington108 Barrington Commons CtBarringtonIL60010847.387.3715Friday
Stilin's Pub & Grill2029 Ogden AvenueLisleIL60532630.969.2333Monday
The Store2000 N HalstedChicagoIL60614773.327.7766Monday
Uncommon Ground - Edgewater1401 W Devon AveChicagoIL60660773.465.9801Tuesday
Uncommon Ground - Lakeview3800 N Clark StreetChicagoIL60613773.929.3680Monday
Walker's Point Music Hall538 W National AvenueMilwaukeeWI53204414.573.0614Wednesday

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