Regular Featured Acts

Open Mic Night

Last Tuesday of every month with special guest hosts.

Anything goes, song, music, cabaret! Complimentary drink and discounted crepe for all performers. Come and have a go try something new or do something that scares you! Book and secure your spot in advance 5 or 10 minutes spots. Email bandbookings.openstudio@gmail.com

Guitar Kingdom

Guitar Kingdom at Open Studio
With the exception of the 1st event on the Feb 16th at 8.30pm, Guitar Kingdom returns,  every third Sunday of the month from 5.30 pm to 7.30pm.  Cult guitarists of Melbourne descend on Open Studio for some gentle shredding on the fine stringbox
Residency by guitarist Rose de La Montaña.

Girls on Key Poetry and film

First Wednesday of every month 7pm

Girls on Key is a monthly poetry reading featuring female-identifying, LGBTQIA+ and non-gender binary poets. Supports charity, Writing Through Fences. Limited open mic available (all genders). See www.girlsonkey.com or Facebook for more details.

Peppercorn Jazz

Second Sunday of every month 5.30-7.30pm

Peppercorn Jazz Band are a Melbourne based sextet (mostly even a septet!) with a passion for playing trad. jazz and lively versions of old jazz standards.

To The Ends of The Verse

Third Tuesday of every month 7pm

Spoken word! Improv! Performance! Always a warm & welcoming event, To the Ends of the ‘Verse brings you open mic poetry, sweet improv jams, and fresh freestyles from the cosy one-of-a-kind venue Open Studio in the heart of Northcote.

Every month, on the third Tuesday of the month, come down & sign up to perform, or sit & listen, enjoy a crepe, have a boogie with O’Stranger-Tang and find yourself amongst a community of spirited, thoughtful, playful and open-hearted folks.

Doors at 6:30, poetry starts around 7 pm
Open mic – sign up at the door
Live 100% improv hip-hop jazz jams
$7 entry // $5 concession

All Day Fritz

Last Sunday of every month 3-4.30pm

ALL DAY FRITZ PLAY GREAT FUNKY ROOTSY HARMONIOUS RAUCOUS ROCKIN SWINGY JAZZY DANCE MUSIC FOR HUMANS OF ALL AGES. Fritz are just as at home playing late night grown up gigs or family freindly festivals, at FRITZ GIGS THE DANCING IS FREE AND SO IS THE SITTING BACK AND RELAXING.