Established in the minds of Coast readers as a stellar student hang-out, it’s also now known as the place where you can bring your guitar, your keys, your talent, your ambition to be a stah, whatever and maybe win some cash. It starts at 9pm, but it’s a good idea to get in early as the joint fills up fast, and you can sign up beforehand. Keep your set short and, as Paul Simon said, blow that room away.
First Runner-up: The Company House
Second Runner-up Bearly’s House of Blues & Ribs