The Bluebird Cafe is one of the world’s preeminent listening rooms that has gained worldwide recoginition as a songwriter’s performance space where the “heroes behind the hits” perform their own songs; songs that have been recorded by chart-topping artists in all genres of music. The venue presents two shows a night, seven nights a week, with our In The Round shows typically scheduled Tuesday-Saturday, our established Open Mic on Mondays at 6 PM and our audition-only Sunday Writers Nights on Sundays at 8 PM.
Monday Open Mic Night
Every Monday from 6-9pm:
For writers who haven’t played at the Bluebird and writers from out of town, Open Mic is the place to start.
Monday Open Mic Phone Number
615.943.8168 – available 11am – 12 noon CST on Mondays
How to Sign up:
We take phone sign-ups! Please call 615-943-8168 between the hours of 11am – 12 Noon CST on Monday morning for the Monday night you are looking to perform.
**We will take the first 25 songwriters who call in to sign-up. (Each songwriter is allowed one guest).
***You can only sign-up for the open mic on the day that you are calling! We do not accept advanced sign-ups.
Writers who are on the list must be at the club and check in with the host by 5:15pm on that Monday evening in order to perform.
Please remember the following guidelines as they remain in place: Each participating writer will get the chance to play 1-2 original songs, solo or accompanied by no more than two others on stage. Drums and backing tracks are not allowed. We have a house Kawai digital piano (88-weighted keys), as well as a house Taylor guitar available for use.