Open Mic Night
Every Tuesday
19:00 - 2:00am

WHEN: Every Tuesday
HOURS: Open 19:00, Close around 2:00 am
CHARGE: ¥2,000 with 2 Drinks (signup at door, subject to availability.)
¥3,000 with 2 drinks (online signup, guaranteed slot.)

Open Mic Tuesday is one of Tokyo’s liveliest open mic events, running for over 20 years. A mix of local Japanese and foreign acts, from acoustic singers to bands, perform in a welcoming atmosphere. Entrance fee includes two drinks. A great opportunity to play live in Shibuya and meet interesting people. Even if you’re not a performer, you will enjoy the wide range of good music. See below for details.
First-time Open Mic participant may book their time slot online. From the second time you participate in Open Mic, please come to the Ruby at 7:00 pm opening time or before to sign up.
For online signup, please reserve your performance time no later than 24 hours before the event. Participants who have signed up online must arrive by 20:30, regardless of time slot. Your reservation will be confirmed by email.

How It Works

  • Signup list at entrance on Tuesday. Choose a time slot. Sign-up is first-come, first-serve basis.
  • First time Open Mic performers can book their first time online. For your second time onward, please follow the usual first come, first served system of lining up before opening time to sign up for a slot.
  • Each playing time slot is maximum 15 minutes (plus 5-minute set-up time.)
  • Bands get 3 songs. Solo and duet performers get 2 songs.
  • Ruby Room staff will help set up the equipment and adjust sound.
  • Please respect the equipment at all times.
  • Performers are encouraged to invite people to watch them play.
  • Any musical genre is acceptable. No karaoke.
  • All songs must have lyrics. No instrumental jams.
  • Guitarists and bassists: please bring your own cable.
  • Ruby Room will not supply cables.
  • Please strive to make your performance as entertaining as possible!

Guitar Amp (2) :
Roland JC-120


Bass Amp :
HeadAmp / Tc electronic Bh 250
Cabinet / Svt 18e


Mic (4) :
SHURE SM58


Mic Stands (5) :
K&M


Stage Monitors :
Classic Pro CPM110


Drum Set :
Pearl


Key Board Stands(2) :
HERCULES


DI (3) :
BOSS DI-1


DJ MIXER :
Pioneer DJM-900nexus2


CDJ (2) :
Pioneer CDJ-2000nexus


TURN TABLE (2) :
Technics SL-1200

If we like your performance, we may invite you to play a gig at Ruby Room on a weekend.
Ask Open Mic staff for info about organizing a gig or contact our booking staff.

Open mic contact form







Equipment list

Guitar Amp (2) :
Roland JC-120


Bass Amp :
HeadAmp / Tc electronic Bh 250
Cabinet / Svt 18e


Mic (4) :
SHURE SM58


Mic Stands (5) :
K&M


Stage Monitors :
Classic Pro CPM110


Drum Set :
Pearl


Key Board Stands(2) :
HERCULES


DI (3) :
BOSS DI-1


DJ MIXER :
Pioneer DJM-900nexus2


CDJ (2) :
Pioneer CDJ-2000nexus


TURN TABLE (2) :
Technics SL-1200