There seem to be  a lot of duplicates on the Facebook site, which makes it difficult to find a great night out, Buskers AKA Open Mic nights feature LIVE music and great fun.

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WORLDS END OPEN MIC (6.30pm) The Worlds End 65 Bond End, Knaresborough HG5 9AU  *OPEN MIC* (Every Sunday)


BONGOBOB'S BUSKERS   (9pm) The Low Lights, Brewhouse Bank, North Sheilds NE30 1LL *BUSKER’S (OPEN MIC) NIGHT*  Plug & Play POC  0191 2576038 (Every Monday) 

EAST STANLEY WORKING MEN'S CLUB (8.30pm) Chester Road, Stanley DH9 OXD *BUSKER’S (OPEN MIC) NIGHT*  Plug & Play House PA, 2 Acoustics, Cajon for drummers, Tambourine available to use or bring your own. Bass and Keyboards welcome too. Hosted by Daniel Graham, who is the son of Benny Graham (Jez Lowe's 'Bad Pennies') POC 📨    cinematic_sounds@yahoo.co.uk 🎸🎙️  (Every Monday)   

THE GUN INN (8pm)  Ridsdale, Hexham NE48 2TF  * MUSIC & SINGING SESSION *  POC 01434-270500  (First Monday of the Month)

THE OLD FOX BUSKERS (7.30pm) The Old Fox Pub, Carlisle Street, Felling, Gateshead NE10 0HQ *OPEN MIC* Plug & Play From Folk to Rock, Solo Performers - Full Bands. House Band available to accompany you if required. (Every Monday) 🎙️ 🎸  

THE SAND DANCER (8pm) 2 Sea Rd, South Shields NE33 2LD *BUSKERS NIGHT*  Plug & Play Hosted by Dean Clark, a free pint for players! POC 0191 454 4861 sanddancerbeachbar@hotmail.com (Every Monday)  🎙️ 🎸    


ACKLAM OPEN MIC  (7pm) Rugby & Cricket Club, Acklam Park, Green Lane, Middlesbrough TS5 7SL *OPEN MIC* Contact ian_swinburne@hotmail.com to check (Last Tuesday)

BUSKERS SESSION (8pm) Black Bull, Bridge St, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 4JJ *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION* (Every Tuesday)   

CROSS KEYS (7pm) The Green, Washington Village NE38 7AB *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS  SESSION*  POC ☎ 0191 4154679   (Every Tuesday)   

SHERBURN VILLAGE CLUB LOUNGE (7pm) 60 Front St, Sherburn Village DH6 1HB *BUSKERS SINGAROUND* POC 0191 3720274. Jim Tait is happy for you to see a Facebook freind request for up to date info. Leave your egos at the door, come in, grab a drink and enjoy some laughs and music! All welcome, no cover charge, no pints for singers, no Bingo, no raffles no bagpipes...  Please bring music sheets for the band if you can .(Tuesday) Please Jim's Facebbok Page for Dates 🎙️🎸

THE BLAKE ARMS (7.30pm) Station Road, Seghill, Cramlington NE23 7EF    *BUSKERS & BROTH* Plug & Play  P.A, mics & guitars provided. Home made broth & crusty bread for all. POV 0191 680 2219 Hosted by Ron Slater  (Once a fortnight on a Tuesday) 

THE PROSPECT (7pm) Victoria Terrace, Penshaw, Houghton le Spring DH4 7EJ *BUSKER'S NIGHT*  Plug & Play POC 0191 5845484 prospectitalian@gmail.com (Every Tuesday)  

THE RAILWAY Benfield Rd, Walkergate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 4NT *BUSKERS LIVE!* Plug & Play Hosted by Ron Slater (Alternate Tuesdays)  

THE SANDPIPER (7.30pm) Farringdon Road, Cullercoats, North Shields NE30 3ER  *BUSKER'S/OPEN MIC NIGHT* Plug & Play


THE HUNTSMAN BUSKERS (8.30pm) Blaydon Bank, Blaydon NE21 4AU *OPEN MIC* Please bringyour own instruments, mic, sticks etc. Backline availabe: Drum Kit, guitar amp & cab, bass amp & cab. P.A, 3 x mic styands. Three piece house band for accompaniment if required. Small car park avail. (Every Wednesday)🎙️🎸  


ASSOCIATES PRIVATE CLUB (8pm) 528 Durham Rd, Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 6HU *OPEN MIC* ☎ 0191 487 5040 Hosted by Mark Iveson. Free on street parking / Parking behind the building, (take the turn off where the Belle View Pub is) The back door will be open for anyone wanting to bring gear with them. The main entrance  is next door to the Monsoon Restaurant. (1st & 3rd Thursday) 

GREY HORSE (7.30pm) Front Street, East Boldon NE36 0SJ *OPEN MIC NIGHT*  Plug & Play Hosted by The Black Corner Band (1st Thursday)  

HORTICULTURE (8pm) 1 Market Ln, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6QQ *OPEN MIC*  Plug & PlayA Pint for ther players! Venue POC 0191 261 7222   reservations@horticultureuk.co.uk  osted by Kieran Taylor  (Thursdays)  

OPEN MIC NIGHT (7pm) Ye Olde Cross, Barmoor Lane, Ryton NE40 3QP *PLUG 'N' PLAY* Hosted by Andy Clarke & Mick Rolfe   📨  mick@yeoldecrossryton.com  ☎ 0191 447 4250 (1st Thursday)

SINNAS (9pm) Sun Inn, Front St, Burnopfield, Newcastle upon Tyne NE16 6PU *BUSKERS NIGHT* House PA, 2 Acoustics, Cajon for drummers, Tambourine available to use or bring your own. Bass and Keyboards welcome too.  Failry Rock music. Hosted by Daniel Graham. ☎ 07703 007892 (Every Fortnight)

THE HANLON (8.30pm) Talbot Terrace, Birtley DH3 2PQ *BUSKERS NIGHT*  Tel No ☎ 0191 410 2492 (Every Thursday) 

THE MILL TAVERN (7.30pm) Mill Lane, Hebburn NE31 2EU *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS* (starts 18th January) A pint for performers! (Thursdays)

THE TAN HILL INN  (7pm) Tan Hill, Reeth, Richmond DL11 6ED *ACOUSTIC BUSKERS* 🐶 (Every Thursday)  

VIC WHEATLEY'S OPEN MIC NIGHT (6pm) The Fleece, New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DT *OPEN MIC * (3rd Thursday) Plug & Play  


 ALMOST UNPLUGGED OPEN MIKE (8.30pm) The Farmers Arms, The Village Green, Northside Scorton, Richmond DL10 6DW *OPEN MIKE - QUEEN* POC Venue ☎ 01748 812533 Come along and showcase your talent. Turn up on the night and put your name down to perform 3 songs, the night runs from 8.30pm-11pm (Monthly Fridays)

SALTBURN CONS CLUB OPEN MIC NIGHT (7.30pm) 1 Balmoral Terrace, Saltburn TS12 1AS *PLUG & PLAY* (Last Friday)