Whether you’re a musician looking for a place to try out new material or a music aficionado in search of inspiring tunes, Hunterdon County offers a variety of places to discover upcoming bands, nearly every day of the week. Here’s a list of open mic nights that are sure to be jammin’.
The Ship Inn
When: Tuesdays at 8 p.m.
Where: Ship Inn
61 Bridge Street
Hosted by Mike Wojik and Derrek Wismer.
American Spirit Roadhouse
When: Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Where: American Spirit Roadhouse
1090 NJ 173
Featuring host John Cannavo.
When: Thursdays 8:30 p.m.
31 Race Street
A long-standing tradition in Frenchtown, the weekly mic night is hosted by Alex Wolfson. Signup at 8:30, performances begin at 9 p.m. in the basement bar of the National Hotel
Bethlehem Presbyterian Church
When: First Friday of the month from September to June, 7 p.m.
Where: Bethlehem Presbyterian Church
2 Race Street (Rte 513 & Race St)
Walk-ins of all ages and experience are welcome. Each month features a local artist. There’s no cover and free coffee, soft drinks and snacks are served. For more information or to get on the schedule for a First Friday event, please contact Mark Fresolone at [email protected]
When: Second Friday of the month, 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: Unionville Winery
9 Rocktown Rd
Ringoes, NJ 08551
Join Tina and her band of merrymakers for a vineyard open mic night in the tasting room. Wine is served by the glass or bottle and guests are encouraged to bring appetizers to enjoy while the music plays. There’s no cover charge. Performers should arrive at the beginning of the evening to guarantee stage time.
Black River Roasters
When: Last Friday of the month, 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Black River Roasters
424 US 22
Whitehouse Station, NJ
Enjoy a night of free live music, comedy, and spoken word by local performers while cozying up with a cup of your favorite coffee or tea.