Red Light Café is Atlanta's premiere listening room for Americana, Bluegrass, Country & Western, Folk, Blues, Jazz, Roots Rock, and everything in between — including some of the best Comedy Shows and Burlesque in the Southeast! Located on the east side of Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta's Amsterdam Walk, Red Light Café is a cozy live entertainment and music venue with tables and seating for over 100 folks to enjoy an intimate show with a full bar and kitchen for drinks, appetizers and entrées.

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Americana Open Mic: Caleb Warren + Miguel Olascuaga

Keena Graham hosts the Americana Open Mic Spotlight — Red Light Café's Wednesday showcase for the best Bluegrass, Roots Rock, Country & Western, Folk, Blues, Jazz, and all other things Americana. We're looking for Atlanta's Best Americana — we're looking for YOU.

THIS WEEK'S SPOTLIGHT @ 9:45 PM: Caleb Warren (of Caleb Warren & The Perfect Gentlemen) and Miguel Olascuaga (of Blood on the Harp)!

Sign ups are now closed! Here's this week's lineup:

7:30pm — Kareen Lomax
7:45pm — Alfred Goldsmith
8:00pm — Chris Robinson
8:15pm — Peter Helfreich
8:30pm — Dakota Foster
8:45pm — Bryan Gullette
9:00pm — Eric Sommer
9:15pm — Andrew Leidner (Boo Reefa)
9:30pm — Will Mitchell

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

Performances begin at 7:30pm sharp with 8 participants getting a 15 minute slot. The winner (determined by crowd response, our gracious host Keena, and the RLC Staff) receives a $25 RLC gift certificate, a recording of their performance featured on, and a spot in our Americana Showcase (stay tuned for more details on that). This week's spotlight artists, Caleb Warren + Miguel Olascuaga, perform at 9:45pm.

Online sign ups end at 6pm 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!)
  • Online sign ups will receive an email response (with time slot, if available) prior to the show

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