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OPEN MIC EVENTS

Judgement-Free, Inclusive Open Mic for Teens & Young Adults

This is the opportunity for teens to take the mic and share their GIFTs in a judgement-free and inclusive environment.


Open to any teen or young adult (age 13-25) who wants to share their gifts with us.  Soloists, duos, groups, comedians, acoustic acts, spoken word artists - anybody welcome!


  • Performers should plan to arrive at least 30 minutes early for warm-up and set up. 
  • Please indicate what piece you will perform and any materials you will need from GIFT for your performance (accompaniment, instrument, lyrics, etc.).
  • Sets/spots are limited to 3-5 minutes each. If time permits, you may sign up for an additional set. 

FAQs


What ages can participate?

Individuals 6th grade and above. Our target age range is 13-25 (not restricted to teens only).


What do I have to bring?

Yourself, some friends and a positive attitude! Anything that you may typically use when performing (your guitar, picks, lovely voice, etc). We will have a keyboard, microphone, tablet/laptop, an accompanist (when available), and an amp. Please bring your own cords to plug into our amp.


How much does this cost?

Nothing! Gahanna Inclusion For Teens & Young Adults (GIFT) strives to bring opportunities to youth and young adults at low or no cost. Donations and sponsorships are always welcome so we can continue to provide events like this!

SIGN UP HERE! NEW OPEN MIC DATES COMING SOON!!

Ready to share your GIFTS? Click below and fill out the form. We can't wait to see you!