Open Mic at The Prelude
















The Prelude hosts Open Mic Night every Sunday . This is a great opportunity for newcomers and experienced musicians alike to showcase their original music — many of The Prelude’s regular weekend performers got their start on our stage during Open Mic! To reserve your spot, sign up using the form below. You can also show up at Open Mic and sign up that night, but this is a bit of a risk as Open Mic is a popular event and spaces are limited.


  • Open Mic starts at 7:00 p.m (Fall/Winter) 8:00pm (Spring/Summer)
  • Sign-up ends at 9:00 p.m (Fall/Winter) 10pm (Spring/Summer)
  • Advance sign-ups are priority

Slots breakdown:

Signups 1-4 receive a 3 song set or 15mins

Signups 5 – 9 receive a 2 song set or 10mins

And 10+ receive a 1 song set or 5mins

(Subject to change depending on signups)

  • Limit of 2 cover songs per set (originals preferred)
  • If using a backing track/playback device: we can do phones, mp3 players, etc. but not CDs. Please have songs available in a format that doesn’t require internet (audio file vs. YouTube).
  • PA is provided: 3 vocal mics, 3 DI boxes, speakers, monitors
  • You can bring your own instrument or  acoustic/electric.
  • No slots are guaranteed due to time constraints or other reasons.
  • Order will be determined by signup