2019: Brooklyn Voted Pine Box Rock Shop Best Open Mic!
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St.
(718) 366-6311 – www.pineboxrockshop.com
Test out new material, get to know other members of the NYC comedy scene or just settle in for some laughs at Pine Box Rock Shop open mic night, hosted by Joe Cocozello. Pine Box Rock Shop is owned and operated by bartenders and musicians. Jeff and Heather Rush have been performing in bands together since 1998. The culmination of their efforts is a place the group has designed to be everything they feel a neighborhood bar and venue should be. Fans of music and drinking are sure to agree.
2017: Brooklyn Voted Pete’s Candy Store Best Open Mic!
Pete’s Candy Store
709 Lorimer Street
Sweet as candy! Opened in 1999, Pete’s Candy Store continues as Williamsburg’s original live music venue. Featuring acts such as Will Oldham, Beth Orton, Devendra Barnhart and Norah Jones, this small venue and neighborhood tavern developed an early reputation for special shows and rare treats. They offer an open mic, giving some of the best local talent their start.