If you haven't already, stop by the Red Line Tap Open Mic tonight, or any Thursday for that matter. While open mic nights are often frustrating given the low-quality offerings of many participants, its a great way to iron out the kinks in your own songs or even meet potential collaborators. Amidst the pile of of goof-offs and strays you'll typically hear at least one gem-of-a songwriter who turns your ear inside out, and that kind of inspiration is priceless. Between 30-50 people show up on any given Thursday, and the cover is a measly $3. Sign-up starts at 8:30 and performances get under way around 9.