Whether you want to be a part of the show or watch amateur performers show off their talent, open mics and karaoke are a great way to kick back and enjoy a memorable and often surprising show. Here is some of Eugene’s best:
The show begins every Tuesday at 8 p.m., but sign up starts at 7:30 p.m. Hosts recommend showing up early though because with the hot weather and the huge turn out, the lists have been filling fast. Each person gets 15 minutes and the stage.
Mulligan’s hosts an open mic every Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m. Performances often include great solo musicians and stand up comedy. Wednesday is usually more packed, but regardless of what you bring to the table you’ve got 15 minutes of fame.
This spot is a premier karaoke spot in Eugene for first timers and seasoned veterans a like. Karaoke begins on Thursdays around 9 p.m. and starts to get really crowded at 10p.m.
Cozmic host’s an open mic every Wednesday at 7 p.m. They have a great stage and a prime setup for any kind of musical or spoken talent.
The show begins at 9 p.m. every Sunday night. When you aren’t here celebrating drink wheel or taco Tuesday, Agate Alley is a great spot for karaoke. The dim lighting and atmosphere beckons for a sultry performance or love ballad.
This open mic is every Thursday starting at 7 p.m and sign up begins at 6:30 p.m. The shows have been primarily music in the past, but the underground is looking to see more variety in the future.
New renovations to Webfoot mean that Karaoke here is made to be heard by all of campus. The show goes down every Sunday at 9 p.m. and if you don’t feel like waiting til closing at Max’s to belt out “Sweet Caroline” this is your chance.
The Green Room is a comedy open mic — one of the most frequented for comedians in the Eugene area. Shows are every Thursday and sign up starts at 8:30 p.m.
This blast of a time begins at 9 p.m. every Tuesday. The great part about hosting karaoke in an arcade is playing your favorite games while listening to someone sing the Pokemon theme song.
This spot hosts double karaoke nights on Monday and Wednesday starting at 9 p.m. Known as the best spot in town, Black Forest brings in huge crowds and some amazing Led Zeppelin covers.