Bluesman Lance Garrett regularly performs at the Monday open mic at Thanks a Latte in Camp Verde and on Wednesdays at Verde Cellars, also in Camp Verde.
The Arizona Old Time Fiddlers Verde Valley Chapter meets the first Sunday of each Month at the Senior Citizen Center on 6th Street from 1-4 p.m. Acoustic musicians are encouraged to come and play and join if they aren't already members. Non-musicians and/or people that just enjoy old time fiddling and songs are also always welcome.
Every Sunday at 8 p.m., the Chaparral Bar, 325 S. Main Street, Cottonwood hosts an open mic hosted by Steve Warren and the Chap Cats. A drum set, bass and amplifier and P.A. system are provided. Guitarists and other instrumentalists are encouraged to bring a small, room-sized rig.
The Martini Bar, 1350 W Hwy 89A in Sedona, offers an acoustic open mic runs from 8-11 p.m. every Sunday. Hosted by William Schwab and Lynzi Kat of the Black Forest Society. A mic and PA system are provided.
Gary Simpkins is hosting an open mic every Monday at Thanks A Latte Espresso Cafe, 348 S. Main St. in Camp Verde from 6-8:30 p.m. Call 567-6450.
The "Tommy Jam Band" hosts a jam session at the Olde Sedona Bar & Grill, 1405 W. S.R. 89ª in Sedona, Mondays, 9 p.m. to midnight. There will be a sign-up sheet starting at 8 p.m. The amount of time allotted for each musician or act will depend on the number of musicians signing up to play and quality of performance.
Cottonwood singer-songwriter Sean Williams hosts an open mic every Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., at Chae's Coffee Plus in the Fry's Shopping Center in Cottonwood.
Acoustic Open Mic every Tuesday 6-9 p.m., at The Village Rock Shop 6101 Hwy 179, Suite C, V.O.C. (Next door to the Blue Moon Cafe)
The Creekside Grill, just off I-17 in McGuireville, has a bluegrass-country-folk jam session every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. Host is Mark Cohen, 567-2267
Every Wednesday, 6-9 p.m., Salt Mine Cellars in Camp Verde, offers an open mic hosted by Gary Simpkins. For information, call 567-5265, or 567-3210.
The Spirit Room in Jerome, 166 Main Street, hosts an open mic every Wednesday from 8-11 p.m.
Every Wednesday, 8 p.m., The Good, The Bad & The Ugly, Sinagua Plaza, Sedona, 8 p.m., 928-282-2723.
Every Wednesday, 8 p.m., Fullmoon Saloon in VOC is having open mic 8-11 p.m.
On the third Thursday of every month, Joe Neri & Blues Dawg host a monthly open blues jam at the 10-12 Lounge in Clarkdale, from 7-10 p.m. The jam is open to all musicians, blues or otherwise, electric and acoustic. If you sing and/or play guitar, harmonica, keyboard, horn, bass, drums or anything else, you are invited to come by and jam with Neri and his band. This is not an open mic, where you get up on stage and play a couple of songs and then get off. This is a true jam session, with music and musicians flowing with the mood, on stage and off, throughout the evening.
Strombolis, 315 S. Main St. Cottonwood, hosts an open mic and jam session every Thursday beginning at 7 p.m.
Open mic with Keith Martini, Saturdays, 8 p.m., Oak Creek Brewing Co. 2050 Yavapai Drive, Sedona. 928-204-1300, www.oakcreekbrew.com.