OOOM Open Mic Session At Esplanade Library Today

If you have original songs, we want you! This is a platform that allows you to share your songs with the music lovers. See you there later.

Venue: library@esplanade
Supported by: National Library Board, Singapore
Music Partner: Maestro Guitars
Featured Artist: Jean Tan Music

OOOM@library@esplanade is the only OOOM series that features original material. It is a unique avenue for singer-songwriters to share their music with the public. Featured Artists will also be invited to perform and provide inspiration and learning points for budding musicians and composers. Anyone can perform up to two original songs each at OOOM@library@esplanade. No auditions are required. You may pre-register at least a day before the event by sending an email to with your name, contact number and song title(s). You may also register on-site at the venue half an hour before the event begins.

Jean’s music is written with folk and jazz influences, often set to poetic narratives on life. She has performed at an array of venues – teenage homes, cafes, and events such as the WorldVision Famine Camp and Global Social Innovators’ Forum. She also opened for Michael W Smith and sang at the closing ceremony of SEA Games 2015 at the National Stadium in June 2015, having written her song “Colours” for the games. She is currently working on an EP, set to release in 2016.

Each OOOMer can perform up to two original songs.

To pre-register, please email your full name, song title(s) and mobile number to: You are required to arrive 15 minutes before the event begins to confirm your pre-registered slot. Walk-in registration commences 30 minutes before the start of the open mike.

There will be a house guitar (acoustic-electric) and a baby grand piano for OOOMers to use. If you prefer to use your own guitar, feel free to bring it along; it should be an acoustic-electric one.


OOOM are public peacebuilding events for the young, the old and all in-between. Vulgarities and controversial content that is socially/religiously/racially/politically divisive will not be allowed nor tolerated in the music to be performed. OOOM requests of all participants to observe this house rule and reserve the right to block any performances in breach of it and bar offenders from future participation.

OOOM sessions are for everyone’s enjoyment. Kindly keep conversations and voice levels to a minimum, so that performers get the attention and respect they deserve.

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