Red Light Café, Atlanta, GA

Red Light Café is a comfortable, familiar place to enjoy food, drink, and live music & entertainment with friends. We're located between Midtown and Virginia Highlands in Atlanta, GA. Every Wednesday we've got Americana Open Mic Spotlight, and our Bluegrass Thursday features an open jam at 6pm and Atlanta's best Americana bands at 8pm.

Red Light Café is a comfortable, familiar place to enjoy food, drink, and live music & entertainment with friends. We're located between Midtown and Virginia Highlands in Atlanta, GA. Every Wednesday we've got Americana Open Mic Spotlight, and our Bluegrass Thursday features an open jam at 6pm and Atlanta's best Americana bands at 8pm.

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Upcoming Events, Concerts & Shows

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Markey Blue w/ Garrett Freireich

FRI ✦ DEC 19 ✦ 8 PM
$10 Door
Doors @ 7 PM

Markey Blue bring their timeless soul and R&B with hook-smart pop songwriting, cool grooves and fire-breathing arrangements to Atlanta's Red Light Café! Garrett Freireich opens the show.


Waller CD Release Show w/ Waits & Co. + Wade Sapp

SAT ✦ DEC 20 ✦ 9 PM
$8 Adv – $10 Door
Doors @ 8 PM

Eventbrite - Waller CD Release Show w/ Waits & Co. + Wade Sapp

Waller celebrates the release of their new album Promised Land with special guests Waits & Co. and Wade Sapp.


DJ Forecast & No Highs present

ESOTRONIK

TUE ✦ DEC 23 ✦ 8 PM
$5 Door
Doors @ 7 PM

DJ Forecast & No Highs present ESOTRONIK: a lounge atmosphere for the inner city. Playing a variety of UK Garage, House, Instrumental, and other smooth groovy tunes, it's an atmosphere for dancing and hanging out.


2014 Atlanta A/V Contractors Ball

FRI ✦ DEC 26 ✦ 8 PM
Cover Charge TBA
Doors @ 7 PM

Ladies and gentlemen, we are proud to announce that the 2014 Atlanta A/V Contractors' Ball will be held Friday, December 26th at the Red Light Cafe in Midtown. If you are a sound, lighting, video, graphics, prompter, ARS or any other kind of tech, and whether you are freelance, full time, union or even work for the evil empire, and even if you are based out of Chattanooga, Athens, Macon, Birmingham, Montgomery or Nashvegas, you are welcome to attend! If you would like your band to be considered for a slot at the ball, please send links to what you do and your tech rider to kahledavispresents@gmail.com and there will be much rejoicing!

More details to come...


Eventbrite - The Space Time Travelers w/ Gialanella, Wiles & Hart + Kristen Englenz + Devon Williams

The Space Time Travelers headline an evening of intergalactic grooves with Gialanella, Wiles & Hart + Kristen Englenz + Devon Williams!


DJ Forecast & No Highs present

ESOTRONIK

TUE ✦ DEC 30 ✦ 8 PM
$5 Door
Doors @ 7 PM

DJ Forecast & No Highs present ESOTRONIK: a lounge atmosphere for the inner city. Playing a variety of UK Garage, House, Instrumental, and other smooth groovy tunes, it's an atmosphere for dancing and hanging out.


Eventbrite - Dom Jalapeno + Carlton Heston + Will Dollinger + Kimlee Davis

Join us for an evening of OUTERTAINMENT — a bit of the unusual — with performances by Dom Jalapeno + Carlton Heston + Will Dollinger + Kimlee Davis!


A Didgeridoo New Year w/ Martin & Scott + Miss Emma Salahuddin

SAT ✦ JAN 3 ✦ 8 PM
$10 Adv – $12 Door
Doors @ 7 PM

Eventbrite - A Didgeridoo New Year w/ Martin & Scott + Miss Emma Salahuddin

Martin & Scott have a unique musical style, performed on their own handcrafted instruments, that creates a rich sound that's full of emotion and expression (if you're in Carrollton, be sure to stop by their shop, Gnarled Tree Didjeridoos and Music!). They'll be joined by Miss Emma Salahuddin for a special evening of didgeridoo and more!


The Moonlighters Jazz Band

SAT ✦ JAN 10 ✦ 8 PM
$12 Adv – $15 Door ($6 w/ Student ID)
Doors @ 7 PM

Eventbrite - The Moonlighters Jazz Band

The Moonlighters Jazz Band is a septet whose superb instrumentation combines with heartfelt vocals to ensure memorable performances of jazz standards from the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s (bossa nova, up-tempo, swing, ballads) as well as jazz instrumentals and vocals of contemporary artists.


Tease Tuesday Burlesque: Anniversary Show

TUE ✦ JAN 13 ✦ 9 PM
$10 Adv – $15 Door
Doors @ 8 PM (ages 18+)

Eventbrite - Tease Tuesday Burlesque: Anniversary Show

We're so excited to be celebrating our 1 year anniversary of having our Tease Tuesdays at Red Light Café! They were so kind to take us in after The Shelter Atlanta closed a year ago and gave us a wonderful home!

Spice up your Tuesday nights the second Tuesday of each month with Syrens of the South's Tease Tuesday Burlesque! 10 amazing acts for $10 including Burlesque, Singers, Acrobats, Jugglers, Aerialists...you never know what's gonna pop up in these Tuesday night shows!


Last Pasties Standing: SHOWTUNES SHOWDOWN

FRI ✦ JAN 16 ✦ 9 PM
$12 Adv – $15 Door
Doors @ 8 PM (ages 18+)

Eventbrite - Last Pasties Standing: SHOWTUNES SHOWDOWN

Sadie Hawkins presents Last Pasties Standing: a game of sultry (and silly) spontaneous striptease where you get to decide who moves on to the next round. January's show will feature music from beloved musicals (theatre and movies) both old and new. It's the theme most requested by performers!


Cedar Hill & 3 Way Street

SAT ✦ JAN 24 ✦ 8 PM
$5 Adv – $7 Door
Doors @ 7 PM

Eventbrite - Cedar Hill & 3 Way Street

The one and only, legendary, insanely-entertaining bluegrass band Cedar Hill is joined by 3 Way Street for an evening of music and fun you don't want to miss!


Windstorm Productions presents

The Tannahill Weavers

SUN ✦ MAR 8 ✦ 7:30 PM
$22.50 Adv – $25 Door
Doors @ 6:30 PM

Eventbrite - The Tannahill Weavers

Windstorm Productions presents The Tannahill Weavers — one of Scotland's premier traditional bands. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies. Their music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people. These versatile musicians have received worldwide accolades consistently over the years for their exuberant performances and outstanding recording efforts that seemingly can't get better...yet continue to do just that.