Open Mics for the Midlands

Monthly mid-week events that attract players and audience alike. Excellent sound equipment with backing musicians available.



Third Sunday of the month:

16:00 Blue Bell

Stoney Stanton LE9 4DQ


Last Wednesday of the month:

20:00 Old Plough

Birstall LE4 4DP


Last Sunday of the month:

17:00 Chequers

Burbage LE10 2EF




Every Tuesday:

20:00 Bulls Head

 Main St, Countesthorpe LE8 5QX 


Old Plough

This long-running event is popular with the wealth of talent in and around Birstall. An attentive crowd and friendly staff.


Front St, Birstall LE4 4DP

0116 267 4836

Bulls Head

Every Tuesday at 8pm a friendly group of music lovers gather in the back room of the Bulls Head to play, sing, or listen to a wide range of styles. Everyone is welcome and it's free!


Main St, Countesthorpe LE8 5QX

‭0116 277 4510‬

Blue Bell

Very popular monthly event for a pub that's supported live music for many years. You'll feel the love whatever your style.


Long St, Stoney Stanton LE9 4DQ

01455 272292


Brand new event starting in February. If you're local to the area, come and meet some like-minded people, and, if you play, we'd love to hear what you do.


14 Windsor St, Burbage LE10 2EF

‭01455 239293‬