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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 26 and run until the Finals Night on Monday, November 14. First and second runners up will each receive $250.



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 weekly winners plus two wildcard entries, chosen by the judges, 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

  • All judges decisions are final

  • 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

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