Calendar of live music events, concerts and shows (Americana, Bluegrass, Country & Western, Folk, Blues, Jazz, Roots Rock, and Burlesque) at Red Light Café in Atlanta, GA.

Americana Open Mic Spotlight

Keena Graham hosts the all new Americana Open Mic Spotlight. It's still our Wednesday Open Mic, with a spotlight artist performing at 11pm, but with a focus on what we showcase best here at Red Light Café: Bluegrass, Roots Rock, Country & Western, Folk, Blues, and even a little jazz and R&B. In other words: We're looking for Atlanta's Best Americana — we're looking for YOU.

$5 Performers / $3 General Admission
Doors @ 7 PM

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Performances begin at 8pm sharp with 10 participants getting a 15 minute slot. At 10:30, the top 3 finalists (determined by crowd response (bring your entourage!), Keena, and the RLC Staff) will showdown by performing one more song each to determine the night's winner! The winner receives a $25 RLC gift certificate, and a spot in our monthly Americana Showcase (stay tuned for more details on that)!

Online sign ups end at 5pm day-of-show. Good luck, and make us proud!

Americana Open Mic Spotlight FAQ

  • No tracks — all performances must be live, i.e., no pre-recorded music
  • Solo performers OR bands are a-ok; we welcome all Americana acts
  • Participants will receive a recording of their performance within 48 hours (be patient!)

Check out August 6th winner Justin Hylton's (Reverend Hylton & The Devil's HandsNine Years Apart) performance to see what you're up against…

Americana Open Mic Spotlight hosted by Keena Graham ✦ Doors @ 7pm ✦ $5 Performers / $3 General Admission Red Light Café, Atlanta, GA