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6:30 pm Every Tuesday
at Blue Bar (1911 Broadway)
SMOKE-FREE, full bar
Open mic at 10:15 – be there by 9 pm to sign up – everyone plays

click here to see the full schedule

TUES Aug 11
6:30 Shawn O’Shields, Ray Scott, Phillip Moore, Mark Oriet
7:45 Jack Bond, Jon Robbin and friend
9:00 Mary Hartman, Joel Shewmake, Casey Wood, Harlan Pease
10:15 Open Mic – sign up by 9 – everyone plays

TUES Aug 18
6:30 Taylor Mack and friends
7:45 Adam Bruno, JD Wood and Lacey Caroline
9:00 Rachel Taylor, Eric Haines, Sam Ashworth & Danny Wells
10:15 Open Mic – sign up by 9 – everyone plays

TUES Aug 25
6:30 JD Wood, Stephen Hunley & Fiona Culley
7:45 Allen Shervelle, Kelly Shervelle and Bonnie Lee Panda
9:00 Justin Buttrey, Eric Burgett and Jonathan Helfand
10:15 Open Mic – sign up by 9 – everyone plays

click  here  for info on how to play


Beginning in June, the Bluebird Cafe will sign up writers by phone for the Monday Open Mic. Sign-up will start at 11 am each Monday for the show that night. There are 25 spots and the list will fill up quickly.

The number to call is 615-943-8168. You will not be able to leave a message; you need to keep trying ’til you get through to someone who will put you on the list.

All writers who play that night will have a reserved seat and can reserve one additional seat if needed.

Writers who are on the list must be at the club and have checked in with the host by 5:15 pm on that Monday evening in order to perform.

The Bluebird will continue to honor any “Play next time” stamps that have been given out, but starting in June no new stamps will be given out.

The following guidelines 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 do have a house Kawai digital piano that is available to use (88-weighted keys).

PLEASE NOTE: Even with the advanced sign-ups, we cannot give priority to out-of-town/out-of-state songwriters.