Every THIRD Wednesday 7p-10p PST
Every show is broadcast live at 8pm PST on crankmychain.com.
Join us! Contact for more details.
Q – What is the format?
A – Open Bike follows an open mic format from 8 to 9 PM and a hosted jam format from 9 to 10 PM with occasional bands and DJs in that time slot.
Q – Who can participate?
A – Open Bike is open to anyone with a passion, talent or expertise to share via film, music or spoken word. All acts are broadcast live on the internet, uncensored, and should be 10 minutes or less.
Q – Do I need to bring my own equipment?
A – No. We have a PA with 2 mics, a projector and a laptop to show videos and slideshows. Please email digital files in advance or bring them on flash drive.
Q– Does my act have to be about bicycles?
A – No. But have we mentioned we like bikes?
Q – How do I sign up?
A – Sign up is from 7 to 8 PM or by email to . If you are interested in jamming you may want to contact us in advance in case there is a band or dj scheduled.
Q – Where/What is VeloCult?
A – VeloCult is a tavern/bike shop located at 1969 NE 42nd Ave., in Portland.
Q – Can/should I bring my kids?
A – VeloCult is open to all ages. Open Bike is uncensored, so there may be some acts that are not appropriate for all ages.
Q – Is there beer?
A – Yes! Velocult has a variety of taps with a rotating selection of local craft brews and hard ciders, and an assortment of bottled beverages for sale. They also offer gourmet pour-over coffee.
Q – Is there food?
A – There is a snack bar, but you are welcome to bring your own meal.
Q – How much is admission?
A – Free!