12 Kings Pub
– confirmed October 19, 2016
395 Kingsway St, Vancouver
(604) 558-1208
9:30 pm – 12:30 am (signup at 9 pm)
Hosted by Geoffrey Leathwood (beatboxer & guitarist)

The Benchmark Bar & Grill
– confirmed March 4, 2017
612 Davie Street
(604) 715-2664
8 – 11 pm (sign-up at 7:45)
We have a full stage, a PA system with 2 Sure microphones and stands.
It is more of an acoustic setting, all style of music is welcome, even beginners!
Stage is big enough for duo, triplet and for a small 4 piece band.
Hosted by Andrew Gangte

Cartems Donuterie (Kitsilano)
– confirmed November 8, 2017
3040 West Broadway, Vancouver
(604) 428-6372
6 – 9 pm (sign-up at 5:30 pm)
For more info, check their Facebook page.
Hosted by Jess Vaira.

The Fairview Pub
– confirmed February 28, 2016
898 W Broadway
(604) 872-1262
8pm – 12am (runs until 2 am if busy)
Usually a keyboard is available but its not guaranteed.
All music genres, individuals or small groups, original or cover music. Anything goes really.
Hosted by Nimkish.

Pressbox Pub
– confirmed March 30, 2016
2889 East Hastings, Vancouver
8:30pm signup, runs until midnight
Acoustic Open Mic with good PA, bring your instrument.
Hosted by Michael Horne

Pub 340
– confirmed December 9, 2015
340 Cambie St
(604) 602-0644
8pm – 12am
True open mic, bring a musical instrument, poem, comedy routine, whatever.
Hosts vary from week to week

Vancouver Folk Song Society
– confirmed April 23, 2015
Friends’ Meeting House
1090 W. 70th, Vancouver
7:30 – 8:45pm (7pm signup)
First and third Wednesday of each month.
Welcomes acoustic folk music of any kind, including originals, covers of modern artists, traditional songs, blues, etc.
*NOTE: not all events include an open stage. Check the website (always kept updated) for upcoming open stage nights.

Maple Ridge

Kanaka Open Mic
– confirmed May 28, 2015
#101-24155 102nd Avenue, Maple Ridge
(turn left off Lougheed at 240th, turn right at 102nd)
(604) 467-3740
5 – 8:30pm
PA, mics, all ages, open to musicians of all levels

Maple Ridge
Wednesday night jam


Wired Monk Coventry
– confirmed October 1, 2012
18408 64th Avenue, Surrey
Host Dave O’Malley
Mics are provided and a band will play if requested. All other instruments performers should bring themselves. Mostly laid back, acoustic performances, although we have been known to attract an assortment of performers.

Earl — 19 November 2015, 13:32

BC Songwriters Showcase Association is every Second Wednesday at NY Grill at: 20204 Fraser Hwy, Langley BC. Check out our FaceBook page for dates.