performer at open mic night

Join us in Manly Library where everyone has an opportunity to showcase their original works of song, poetry, expertise, storytelling, impressions or comedy.

5.30 - 7pm Fridays, monthly at Manly Library 

  • 28 June
  • 26 July
  • 23 August
  • 20 September
  • 25 October

Come along to perform or support the community's talent.

Sign up from 5pm in the library.

Manly Library Ground Floor is an accessible space for audience and performers.


Performers must be 16 years and older.

Sign up sheet on the night will be available from 5pm in Manly Library.

We have a small raised stage where we will provide a corded microphone in a stand and an available chair. Backing tracks are available to use via AUX cord.

Performers will have up to 10 minutes on stage so everyone has an opportunity. A bell will ring at the 9 minute mark. Singers have a maximum 2 songs up to 10mins.

The library is a safe, inclusive space for all members of our community and we expect our performers to model these same values in their performances. Please be mindful of the use of swear words. Performers who breach these guidelines will be unplugged.


This Open Mic Night series is aimed at youth and adults.

All ages are welcome. Parental supervision is required for children as content may include adult themes or coarse language.

The library is a safe, inclusive space and we expect the audience to model these same values in their attendance. Be respectful of the performers on stage and refrain from talking during the performances.


8495 5028 or


Manly Library, 1 Market Place

Manly NSW 2095


Drop in and sign up on the night.

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