Show off your talents with the chance to win the $500 Grand Prize at Patrick’s Open Mic Night. This eight-week contest will begin on Monday, September 27 and run until the Finals Night on Monday, November 15. First and second runners up will each receive $150.



The contest will be managed by Open Mic host Paul Luff, featuring solo, duos and trios, allowing them to play for 15 minutes/3 songs including 1 or more original song/s. A panel of guest judges will score the performances, with a winner being picked from each of the first seven weeks of the contest.



At the Finals Night, the seven winners plus two wildcard entries will compete for the $500 Grand Prize.

Rules Include (and are subject to change):

  • Weekly performances are on a first-come, first-serve basis. You may sign up in advance by emailing Paul Luff at

  • No drum kits will be allowed

  • Performers may perform more than one week, but can only win one week

  • The judges will choose two ‘wild cards’ entries for inclusion into the Finals Night

  • Sound equipment will be provided by Patrick’s (Performers will bring their own vocal mics if possible)

  • Performers agree to allow photos and videos to be used for Patrick’s marketing efforts

  • Please address questions to Open Mic host Paul Luff