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5 great open mics

You know you have an awesome singing voice when you’re home alone, but wouldn’t you like to see how you would hold up before a live audience? Here are some places you can go to find out. Read more

Duke's Bohemian Grove Bar / 253 Allen St. / Buffalo / 240-9359

Long-running open mic series at 7 p.m. Mondays is hosted by singer/songwriter Melanie Klaja, and features a rotating cast of special guests

The Gypsy Parlor / 376 Grant St. / Buffalo / 551-0001

A very hip newer West Side venue already is committed to a weekly open mic at 8 p.m. Tuesdays.

Milkie's on Elmwood / 522 Elmwood Ave. / Buffalo / 882-5881

The former Elmwood Lounge now hosts an open mic at 8 p.m. every Tuesday, and prides itself on the unexpected musical alliances forged between musicians.

Moonshiners Pub and Grub / 5822 Camp Road / Hamburg / 649-6666

Open mic night at 7 p.m. Mondays, hosted by Alison Pipitone.

Nietzsche's / 248 Allen St. / Buffalo / 886-8539

Carrying on the tradition established by the late, and greatly missed Michael Meldrum, Nietzsche’s hosts a songwriter’s showcase at 8 p.m. every Monday with open mic hosted by Josh Gage immediately following.

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