Open Mic

The Songside Concert Series presents an Open Mic once per month.

Historic Jessops Church
14021 York Road
Sparks, MD 21152

The Complete schedule can be found here. Complete Schedule

Open Mic Guidelines:

  • Registration begins approximately 30 minutes before Open Mic starts. (7:30 PM for the 8:00 PM start time)
  • Each act will be allowed 10 minutes. (2 or 3 tunes within 10 minutes).
  • This is an acoustic open mic. Other than percussion instruments and small hand drums that can be easily carried on and off stage, full drum sets are not permitted.
  • Due to our live stream and time constraints, electronic keyboards are not permitted.
  • Instrument amps are not permitted. Electrified bass and/or guitar are permitted but must be plugged directly into the PA system. DI boxes are provided.
  • Musicians must have their instruments tuned and ready to play prior to taking the stage.

We appreciate your cooperation in helping with quick change-overs as we stream video of the performances LIVE to the web on