Monday Night NYC Open Mic @ The Parkside Lounge – Music, Comedy, Poetry


February 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm | September 29, 2015 at 12:00 AM
New York, United States

NYC’s hottest open mic in one of NYC’s hottest performance venues – The Inspired Word @ the newly renovated Parkside Lounge!


Age limit: 21+ (Must bring valid ID)


When: EVERY Monday Night

Where: The Parkside Lounge
317 E. Houston Street
Manhattan, New York 10002

Time: 7pm


Full backline. Honky-tonk piano (feel free to bring your own keyboard). Cool stage. Comfy cabaret-style seating. Cheap drinks, including the Bailout Package (shot of whisky + 22-ounce beer) for only 8$.


Cover charge:

$8 for solo performer or audience member (@ door)

$7 for solo performer or audience member (online purchase only)

$10 for solo performer or audience member + 1 non-performer friend (online purchase only)

$12 for performance duos (2 performers/one slot)

$12 for solo performer or audience member + 2 non-performer friends (online purchase only)

$15 for bands (3+ performers)


Premium Tickets:

$50 group package for 5 performers and 5 non-performers

$65 for reserved back booths (seats 5-6 people)

You can pay online (to guarantee a slot) or at the door. 


Early Bird Special:

ONLY $6 for solo performer or audience member + 2 FREE non-performer friends if you buy your ticket at least 3 days prior to event night. Limited Availability. No transfers or refunds.




For other specials, please contact the organizer @


Produced by the long-running Inspired Word open mic series, which has featured Grammy winners, American Idol finalists, Golden Globe Award winners, Obie Award winners, Emmy nominated actors, and HBO stars, The Inspired Word open mic is open to ALL types of performing artists – comedians, musicians, storytellers, singers, poets, fiction/nonfiction writers, playwrights, spoken word artists, performance artists, dancers.


25 slots, 7 minutes apiece for anything spoken, 8 minutes for singers/musicians (if you have backing tracks bring them on either mp3 player or smartphone).


A warm, supportive community of artists. Real crowds. And a great place to network.

This is a very popular open mic. We STRONGLY suggest you purchase a ticket in advance to guarantee a performance slot.





By Subway: Take the F to Second Avenue. Go up the 1st Avenue stairs and head East on Houston Street.



Produced by Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word

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