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Oswego Music Hall

2022-23 Open Mic Friday Series

& Songwriter Contest!


Guest Hosted by Local Music Celebrities

Held on the Friday before the National Stage show--just about every other Friday night:

at the

McCrobie Civic Center

41 Lake Street, Oswego, NY 13126

7:00 to 10:00 PM

Fall Season Hosts:

Winter/Spring Season Hosts:

“Oswego Music Hall Open Mic Fridays offer the best venue around for seasoned performers and novices with cutting edge professionally mixed sound, & lighting, and a classy historic performing hall overlooking Oswego Harbor.” - Mark Wahl


Donation: $2, Free to Music Hall Members and Season Pass Holders




Sign up Begins at 6:30 PM when doors open

Contest entry is 0ptional


Contest Details:

Each Open Mic Friday will also include a songwriter contest.

Participation in the contest is voluntary.

Single performers, duos, and trios are all welcome.

Any original songs you play may be considered.

Contestants are encouraged to arrive by 7 and stay to the end.

$2 suggested donation, or come early and help set up.

2 judges each regular date including the guest host and selected songwriters.

Individual contest winners will receive a free ticket to a Hook show of their choice

(within that season), and will advance to the Playoff.

A panel of celebrity judges will judge the playoffs.

Playoff winners perform at the Oswego Music Hall Finale Showcase on May 1, 2019 Additional prizes, including luthier bench time, recording studio time, etc., TBD.

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