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Weekly Open Mic Music venues in and around Bristol.
St Werburghs - In upstairs room at the Miners Arms, Mina Road, BS2 9YQ. Hosted by Sarah Joy. No amplification, so purely acoustic. Low lighting, candles and a few 'string-lights', attentive audience. Well-attended by both musicians and audience alike. There is a small voluntary charge, which Sarah donates to local Charities. The Pub is close to St Werburghs Church, the 'Indoor Climbing Centre' - Facebook Group Here. Starts between 9.00pm - 9.30pm when enough turn up to perform.
Redland - at the Shakespeare Pub Lower Redland Road, BS6 6SS - hosted by Barry Walsh - 8.30pm start till 11.00pm. Tel: 0117 973 3909 - In-house PA, all are welcome. One of the quieter Pubs where customers do listen.
Glos Road - The Blue Lagoon Cafe & Bar 20 Gloucester Road, BS7 8AE on the 'Promenade' part with the wide pavement, near the Zetland Road traffic-lights. The Open Mic host is Linzi - There is a rather nice built-in PA system there. Starts around 9.00pm.
Welsh Back - The Old Duke 45 King Street, BS1 4ER hosted by Eddie Martin. Starts around 9pm. If you don't know the location, it's at Welsh Back, opposite the Llandoger Trow Pub, off Queen Square. There is a house Piano / Keyboard available for those handy on the keys.
Totterdown - at the Star and Dove pub - 75-78 Saint Luke's Road, BS3 4RY - Hosted by Ben Hopkin - All welcome - House PA system used - There's also a House Piano / Keyboard and organ, and guitar and bass amps to use - also a Free drink for performers - Starts 8.00pm till 11.00pm.
Old Market - at the Stag and Hounds - 74 Old Market Street, BS2 0EJ - There's a full PA provided, a welcoming atmosphere and a free drink for all performers, hosted by Mark Legassick from "Howlin' Lord" - 9.00pm - midnight.
Not weekly . . .
Nailsea - 1st Tuesday - Now back at the Blue Flame, West End BS48 4DE (0127 585 6910) - Starts 8.30pm till 11.00-ish, informal unamplified singers / musicians night.
Fishponds - 2nd and 4th Tuesday at The Cross Hands Tavern - 1 Staple Hill Road, BS16 5AA - Lots of info on the Folk Around Fishponds website - Now an entry charge of £2, (£1 concessions) - No amplification - Starts around 8pm.
Nailsea - 2nd Tuesday. Nailsea Folk Club Meet at the Grove Sports Centre, Nailsea, BS48 4NQ. Hosted by 'Rob and Rich'. All welcome to join in, or just sit back and relax with others in an older style folk club done in a 'sing-around' fashion.
Wraxall - 3rd Tuesday - at the Old Barn, restarts 15th Jan 2013, Bristol Road, Wraxall BS48 1BU - 8.30pm till 11.00-ish, informal unamplified singers / musicians night.