BK On Tap Showcase + Open Mic @ Branded Saloon - Music/Poetry/Comedy
Brooklyn, NY

BK On Tap Showcase + Open Mic @ Branded Saloon - Music/Poetry/Comedy

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BK On Tap Showcase + Open Mic @ Branded Saloon - Music/Poetry/Comedy

Branded Saloon, Brooklyn, NY

Event Description

InspiredWordNYC presents BK On Tap, a showcase + limited open mic night @ the charming, Old West style retaurant/bar Branded Saloon in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. 

This event caters to poetry, soft music, spoken word, and comedy. Room capacity 45-50.

Age limit: 21+ (Must bring valid ID)

When: EVERY 3rd Thursday Night of the Month

Where: Branded Saloon
603 Vanderbilt Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11238

Doors open @ 6:30pm

Featured Artists: 

Singer/Songwriter Lauren Jaimes (7pm)

Erotica Poet Shasha (8pm)

Singer Songwriter Anna K (8:30pm)


Between our featured acts, we have an open mic. Each slot is a strict 7 minutes for anything spoken, 8 minutes for anything musical. You must arrive at least a half-hour before your slot window. 

Cover charge: $7 online for open mic'ers, $6 for audience/non-performers.

Discounts for audience members/non-performers, icluding $5 Early Bird Special if you purchase within 3 days prior to the event. 

Audeince/Non-Performer tickets cannot be used for the open mic. 

$10 per person if paying at the door.

***2 ITEM (food or drink) MINIMUM INSIDE VENUE PER PERSON*** Menu can be found here http://www.brandedsaloon.com/p/food.html. Or you can choose just ONE Open Mic Special $10 Happy Meal with Buffalo wings, beer IPA, and shot of whiskey or tequila.


Make sure to bring a printed out version of your ticket/tickets or be prepared to show your ticket/tickets (with confirmation number) on your phone. 

Please Note: No TRANSFERS or REFUNDS will be granted, though you are welcome to find REPLACEMENTS for your tickets.

If you have backing tracks, bring them on an mp3 player or smartphone.



  • 16 Channel pro-mixing console with 8 XLR and 4 1/4" inputs running into 2 powered speakers

  • 3 - microphones and 3 boom stands

  • 1 - 10” Hartke bass amp

  • 2 DI’s

  • 1 - Fender Frontman 38W Guitar practice amp

  • Piano - Upright Honky Tonk Piano - Manufacturer = "The Webster Piano Co. New York"


Also, please check out our other open mic nights:

Every Monday night at The Parkside Lounge (317 East Houston Street, Manhattan), 7-11pm. 21+ age limit.https://nycmondayopenmic.eventbrite.com

Every Tuesday night at The Parkside Lounge (317 East Houston Street, Manhattan), 7-11pm. 21+ age limit. https://nyctuesdayopenmic.eventbrite.com

Every Wednesday night at the Q4 Hotel (29-09 Queens Plaza N.
Long Island City, NYC), 
7-11pm.All ages welcome. 


Produced by the long-running Inspired Word open mic series, which has featured Grammy winners, American Idol finalists, Golden Globe Award winners, Obie Award winners, Emmy nominated actors, and HBO stars, The Inspired Word open mic is open to ALL types of performing artists - comedians, musicians, storytellers, singers, poets, fiction/nonfiction writers, playwrights, spoken word artists, performance artists, dancers.

A warm, supportive community of artists. Real crowds. And a great place to network.



Branded Saloon is located at 603 Vanderbilt Avenue

@ the corner of Bergen Street and Vanderbilt Avenue

Phone: 718.484.8704


B, Q: Get off at the 7th Avenue Station in Brooklyn and walk up the hill towards Vanderbilt Avenue - turn left on Vanderbilt Avenue - Branded Saloon will be on your right.

C: Get off at the Clinton-Washington Station in Brooklyn - walk towards Atlantic Avenue on Washington Avenue, make a right on Bergen Street - Branded Saloon will be on the left at the corner of Vanderbilt Avenue and Bergen Street.


Produced by Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word


Branded Saloon - 603 Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 - View Map
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