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US and Canadian Open Mikes - by musicians, for musicians

Other resources for musicians / singers / songwriters

Singer/Songwriter Communities

Songwriters Resource Network (
Trusted news and education resource for songwriters and lyricists everywhere.
Just Plain Folks (
Songwriting & Musician Networking Organization
Singer Songwriter Resources (
Trusted news and education resource for songwriters and lyricists everywhere.
SongRamp (
A a new music community focused on the creative aspects of music
Music Fan Forver (
Sell your music as a living box set
MusicPHIX (
Arizona's Online Resource for Local Musicians. Get info on open mics, venues, other performers, etc.
Society of Singers (SOS) (
Nonprofit charity devoted to helping professional vocalists with free & confidential services including financial aid, counseling, and referrals when faced with crises.
SAW - Songwriters' Association of Washington (
Songwriting & Musician Performance, Education and Networking Organization for the Greater Washington DC area.
F.A.M.E - Frederick Acoustic Music Enterprise (
For the support and nurture of acoustic music and musicians in and around Frederick County Md.
Baltimore Songwriters Association (BSA) (
BSA is an active, always changing organization which is constantly developing new ways to bring the efforts of its members to the attention of others.

Open mike and other original music listings

Shenandoah Valley Music and Arts Network (
Committed to Bringing People and Local Arts Closer together
Boston Open Mikes (
Sam Bayer's Boston-area list
Got Folk? (
Website hosting for musicians, plus a South Florida folk calendar
Guildford and Surrey Open Mikes (
Home of open mikes run by Alistair Cowan in Guildgord and Surrey (UK) (
Find jams. Post jams. Play well with others.
Colorado Blues Society (
The primary mission of the Colorado Blues Society is to create a greater awareness and wider appreciation of the American indigenous art form, The Blues.
Lehigh Valley Music Scene (
A music portal connecting musicians and fans to the local Lehigh Valley music scene. (
An international listing of open-stages for musicians.
JerseyMic (
In-depth, in-person reviews of New Jersey open mics.

Services for Musicians (
Music business coach Joe Taylor Jr. works with musicians that want to book more gigs
Philadelphia: Music Research Kitchen (
Philadelphia: Musician Resource Kitchen is a database driven website for 1. storing pertinent information about local bands, venues, and other information, 2. providing communication - creating a 'network' if you will - between other musicians and fans of
Long Island Connection (
Business and Arts Networking
Concerts in Your Home (
America's singer-songwriters in your living room!
The Free Artist Network (
Your best, most comprehensive music connection - where the hottest bands meet the coolest fans. ( is a comprehensive listing of Coffee house venues all over the US that host live music. We provide booking services for venues and a free for use database for musicians.
USA Musicians Network (
Our Objective is to foster and encourage creative partnerships between musicians and venues.
Recording Artists Development, Inc. (RAD) (
A 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to working with emerging singer-songwriters in all genres of American popular music to arrange, produce and record their original music (or original arrangements of covers), and provide artistic/career development advice.


Ultimate Guide to Songwriting and Music Composition (
50 resources that can help you better understand how to write a song that can crack the Top 40, play guitar like Eric Clapton or apply your musical talents to specific genres.