Open Mic Nights

Open Mic Night at Boston Pizza

We’re proud to present the biggest open mics in Mississauga every two weeks.

Here are the details for October’s open mics:

Friday, October 14th at Coopers Pub (780 Burnhamthorpe Road)
-Acoustic open mic
-FREE and ALL AGES
-Seating starts at 7pm
-Performances start at 8pm
-Performers get 2 songs each (roughly a 10 minute slot)

-MWI students receive 10% off regular menu items with the purchase of a beverage
-The Institute supplies the sound system

Wednesday, October 26th at Boston Pizza (35 Square One Drive)
-Full band open mic
-FREE (food or drinks must be purchased in order to secure a table)
-ALL AGES (19+ in the lounge and all ages in the dining room)
-Seating starts at 7pm
-Performances start at 8pm
-Performers get 2 songs each (roughly a 10 minute slot)
-The Institute supplies the sound system, a guitar amp and a DI for bass
-Long & McQuade (http://www.long-mcquade.com/) supplies the drum kit
-Please bring your sticks, cables and instruments
-If you have more than one guitarist in the band, please bring an extra guitar amp

Prizes will be awarded for best original song and best cover song!

Both events are hosted by Joel Martin. If you would like to perform, please send Joel an email at joelm@metalworksinstitute.com to reserve a slot.

These events give our students the opportunity to get real-world experience setting up, operating gear, working with microphones, mixing and troubleshooting. It also gives students a chance to stage manage, network, perform and have a great time with friends, faculty and family.

See you there!