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Delhi’s open mic spaces have turned into a platform for individuals to unravel their storytelling potential, unleash their artistry and liberate themselves from the clutches of stage fright. It has thrown open a vast world of boundless creative possibilities.
Across the capital, open mic spaces have become the ultimate destination for artists seeking a supportive and inclusive environment to express themselves. The following are a few spaces for individuals who wish to showcase their talent, creativity, and ideas in front of a live audience.
LIKHON DIL SE
With the heartfelt intention of fostering an environment where emotions soar and connections flourish, ‘Likhon Dil Se’ regularly organizes captivating open mic events. Jaspreet, the founder of Likho Dil Se, states, “Our driving force was to create a sanctuary devoid of commercialisation, all while keeping the space accessible at a very nominal cost” With its intimate setting and welcoming audience, the platform serves as a safe space where both young and seasoned artists are given the opportunity to pour their hearts out, whether through the medium of poetry or the art of storytelling. ‘Likhon Dil Se’ embraces artists of all kinds and levels, providing a supportive platform for artists to expand their horizons, gain invaluable experience, and fearlessly explore new artistic ventures.
Instagram handle: @likhondilse
Presented by Tap a Tale, “Kahaaniya” has achieved legendary status within Delhi’s open mic community. It serves as a space for anyone with a compelling story to share, having proudly hosted some of today’s renowned new-generation storytellers. Moreover, this platform serves as a vibrant hub for the city’s poetry community, organising regular workshops and events that further cultivate the artistic spirit.
Instagram handle: @tapatale
Attracting a diverse range of performers, Black Voice provides a platform where one can discover new and emerging talent. From music to storytelling, Blank Space has got it all covered. They strive to create an intimate and engaging atmosphere for the performers as well as the audience, where individuals can relax, enjoy the show, and appreciate the talent on display. Whether you are a seasoned performer or a first timer, Blank Space provides a very welcoming environment where you can captivate the audience and unveil your music, poetry or storytelling skills at a very affordable price.
Instagram handle: @blank.voice05
Mic On, a vibrant open mic community curated by ‘Writer World India’, provides an exceptional platform for individuals to showcase their literary prowess. The open mic events hosted by Mic On present a unique opportunity to put your creative talents to the test, with an audience that is both eager and appreciative. It provides a multitude of opportunities to gain invaluable stage experience, entertain audiences, and establish a strong presence within the artistic community. For those embarking on the journey of artistic expression, ‘Mic On’ is the perfect nurturing ground to take your first bold steps towards a promising and fulfilling artistic career.
Instagram handle: @mic.on_
DELHI OPEN MIC
Delhi Open Mic is an active club that spotlights performing arts and ardently hosts open mic every other day in various studios across the capital, including Chat Gully Studio in Hauz Khas, Guftagu café in DLF Phase 2, Your space Clubhouse in Kamla Nagar and a lot more.
Serving as an invaluable stepping stone for aspiring artists, Delhi Open Mic not only offers a chance to refine your craft but also serves as a hub for forging connections with fellow artists.
Instagram handle: @delhi.openmic