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Red Light Cafe

Red Light Cafe
Call: (404) 874-7828 or visit redlightcafe.com
The bohemian living room serves as the city's center of bluegrass and Americana. The venue hosts a variety of other musical performers as well, plus diverse events. Food and drink available.

An Evening With Jackie Bristow + Rick Price

Tuesday September 27, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
As one reviewer wrote, "At one, heartfelt and sophisticated, Jackie Bristow combines subtle but beautiful melodies and hooks that hypnotize the listener, demand complete surrender and then stick around with the backbone of a real friend. Jackie's latest album, 'OUTSIDER,' features her soulful voice,...
Cost: $20 Adv – $25 Door Doors @ 7 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Jazz Jam w/ The Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday September 28, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in - everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play. Livestr...
Cost: 1900-01-05 00:00:00

Jazz For Justice: Roevember Is Coming — A Pro Choice Fundraiser For Shea Roberts

Thursday September 29, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Please join Representative Shea Roberts for Jazz for Justice: Roevember is Coming — a very special Pro Choice Fundraiser featuring:

Le'Dor Milteer (Mistress of Ceremony) — Sandy Springs Bravo star, TV producer, author and Community Activist

Jerry Farber (Standup Comedy) — Atlanta's own, nation...
Cost: Donation

Jorge Garcia Quartet (Jazz Guitarist)

Friday September 30, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Jorge Garcia (Jazz Guitarist) performing reimagined Classic Rock Songs in a jazz style, mixed with original compositions and standards. Jorge Garcia is one of Jazz’s best-kept secrets. He was born in Cuba and currently lives in South Carolina. Early exposure to classic rock as a child by listenin...
Cost: $10.00

Sinful Sundays Variety Show

Sunday October 9, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Sinful Sundays Variety Show has been resurrected as an evening show! Curated by drag king, Thomas A. Eddyson, Sinful Sundays features some of the best variety of drag, burlesque, and skill performers in Atlanta! See heavenly angels and sultry devils take the stage at Red Light Cafe while you indu...
Cost: $20 Adv / $25 Doors • $35 VIP

Keith Harkin: Live In Atlanta

Saturday November 26, 2022 03:00 PM EST
Keith Harkin is an Irish singer songwriter from Derry City, Ireland now residing in Los Angeles CA. Over the last 15 years, his musical talents have brought him across the world many times over. Including shows for President Obama at The White House, Sir Richard Branson on Necker Island, Secretary o...
Cost: $35 Advance / $45 Day-of-Show

Jigjam (Irish Bluegrass) W/ Special Guest Dylan Taylor

Sunday September 25, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
JigJam are a multi-award winning quartet from the heart of the midlands in Ireland. Blending the best of traditional Irish music with Bluegrass and Americana in a new genre which has been branded as 'I-Grass' (Irish influenced Bluegrass), their onstage energy along with their virtuosic musical abili...
Cost: $15.00

Fabulous Farber & Friends W/ Suspended Animation: Standup Comedy & Live Music!

Saturday September 24, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Legendary Atlanta comedian Jerry Farber hosts another evening of jokes and jingles featuring comedy by Franklin Vincent Cox and more, with live music performed by Suspended Animation! PLEASE NOTE: Attendees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the venue. Photos of vaccin...
Cost: $15.00

The Fellowship Of The Kinks: A Burlesque Love Letter To Tolkien

Friday September 23, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Join The Fandom Nerdlesque for an unforgettable Burlesque Experience chronicling all of J.R.R Tolkien's works! Grab a pint with some hobbits, steal the ring from Bilbo or just come throw dollar bills at Gandalf! Be sure to upgrade to VIP to get front row seating, swag bags, and up close and perso...
Cost: $20 – $35

Jazz Jam w/ The Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday September 21, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in - everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play. Livestr...
Cost: $5 Door $5 Door Doors @ 8 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Flamenco Feat. La Macarena De Jerez + Paco Fernandez + Aperture Artists - An Atlanta Flamenco Festival 2022 Concert Presented By A Traves

Tuesday September 20, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Direct from Spain, the exceptional Macarena de Jerez visits Atlanta to perform flamenco singing and dance in the style of her hometown of Jerez de la Frontera. She is a festera - one of the only women in this role in the art form. In this role, she uses song and dance to create humor and excitement ...
Cost: TUE • SEP 20 • 7:30 PM $25 Adv - $30 Door Doors @ 6:30 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Storytelling Open Mic: Rest

Monday September 19, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Bring your 5 to 7 minute true, personal story about REST. In a society that prioritizes grind culture and constant productivity, we want to hear about REST as the antidote. Tell us about how a person, community, or place provided respite from what was ailing you. A time when you felt restful or rest...
Cost: $5.00

Badash Allstars '80S Jam

Sunday September 18, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Time to jam some '80s music! Musicians, please reach out about signing up for a song or seven! More info coming soon! PLEASE NOTE: Attendees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the venue. Photos of vaccination cards are acceptable. If there is a medical reason preventin...
Cost: $5.00

Marvin Jackson'S Fun With Friends World Tour!

Saturday September 17, 2022 06:30 PM EDT
Marvin Jackson performs original Beatles-esque Pop-Americana with Moondy, Joe Hynes, Jonny Hibbert, Doug Landsburg and more – just for you. PLEASE NOTE: Attendees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the venue. Photos of vaccination cards are acceptable. If there is a me...
Cost: $10.00

Goth Industrial Lounge

Friday September 16, 2022 10:00 PM EDT
Come join us for Atlanta’s newest Goth Industrial night combining old school Goth with newer Industrial sounds, interspersed with dark and sinister trance and dance, all expertly mixed together for a balanced palate of grooves. Dress in your best club wear or simply come dressed to dance. Burlesq...
Cost: $10.00

Jazz Jam w/ The Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday September 14, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in - everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play. Livestr...
Cost: $5 Door $5 Door Doors @ 8 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Tease Tuesday Burlesque

Tuesday September 13, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Syrens of the South presents TEASE TUESDAY BURLESQUE! The second Tuesday of every month, Tease Tuesday Burlesque features TEN AMAZING ACTS with some of the best performers in Atlanta! Burlesque, Poetry, Aerial, Acrobatics, Juggling, Song... you never know what's gonna pop up in these Tuesday night s...
Cost: $15 Adv – $20 Doors • $30 VIP 1st Row • $25 VIP 2nd Row $15 Adv - $20 Doors • $30 VIP 1st Row • $25 VIP 2nd Row Doors @ 8 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required; ages 18+)

Atlanta Songwriters Club Meet Up

Monday September 12, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Join us for the Atlanta Songwriters Club Meet Up at Red Light Cafe every second Monday of the month! $5 at the door, starts at 8pm, and you can sign up to play a song if you'd like when you get here. The Atlanta Songwriters Club is a bit like an open mic with a few key differences. This group exists...
Cost: $5

Hamiltunes ATL

Sunday September 11, 2022 06:00 PM EDT
Hamiltunes ATL makes YOU the performer and makes the audience your backup singers. Our events feature YOU on stage singing and rapping your heart out to the greatest soundtrack of all time! Got stage fright? No problem! Just sit in the audience, have a few drinks, grab some food, and sing from your ...
Cost: $17.76-$25

Atlanta Magic Night! w/ Ken Scott + Joe M. Turner

Saturday September 10, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Join us for Atlanta Magic Night - every second Saturday each month - and enjoy an evening of performances from the best local and national magicians, mentalists, and variety artists! The September '22 show features magicians Ken Scott and Joe M. Turner! Both are past International Presidents of the...
Cost: SAT • SEP 10 • 8 PM $15 Adv – $20 Door Doors @ 7 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Wow! That's Burlesque: Totally Bodacious '80S Edition

Friday September 9, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Wow! That's Burlesque is back and radder than ever! Join us at Red Light Cafe for fun '80s music and the chaos you have grown to love with an improv burlesque & variety show of the most awesome kind! Produced by DNT Productions. VIP tickets are limited and include near-stage seats and more! PLEAS...
Cost: $20 Adv – $25 Doors • $35 VIP 1st Row • $30 VIP 2nd Row $20 Adv - $25 Doors • $35 VIP 1st Row • $30 VIP 2nd Row Doors @ 8 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required; ages 18+)

Exordium! A Queer Variety Show

Thursday September 8, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
QueerShowPros presents Exordium! A Queer Variety Show - Giving a platform to the various talents of our beautiful community! Hosted by Jay Kwellyn. PLEASE NOTE: Attendees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the venue. Photos of vaccination cards are acceptable. If there ...
Cost: THU • SEP 8 • 8 PM $10 Adv – $15 Door Doors @ 7 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Jazz Jam w/ The Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday September 7, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in - everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play. Livestr...
Cost: $5 Door $5 Door Doors @ 8 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Badash Allstar Labor Day Weekend Jam & Cookout

Saturday September 3, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
We're going to throw a jam and cookout for all you folks who are stuck in town! Adrian's bringing the grill, and the BadAsh Allstar Team is bringing the jam! Stay tuned for more info soon! PLEASE NOTE: Attendees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the venue. Photos of vac...
Cost: $5 Door (Free For Jammers) $5 Door (Free For Jammers) Doors @ 7 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Indigo Method w/ Nowhere Safe + Cloutchaser

Friday September 2, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Indigo Method is redefining what it means to be a rock band in the 21st century. Having formed during the Covid Pandemic, their first shows were online livestreams via Youtube & Instagram, and immediately the band began production on original records. The neo-grunge sound that booms out of the four ...
Cost: FRI • SEP 2 • 8 PM $10 Adv – $15 Door Doors @ 7 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Boozy Burly Bingo: A Burlesque And Variety Game Show

Thursday September 1, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Everyone's a winner with Celestial Cabaret's burlesque and variety bingo! This time you'd better be ready to GET SCHOOLED on Thursday, September 1st!!! You never know who you'll see, what the cast has up their sleeves (or under them), and where the shenanigans will lead! Beverages, burlesque, bing...
Cost: $20 Adv – $25 Doors (includes bingo cards!) $20 Adv - $25 Doors (includes bingo cards!) Doors @ 7 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required; ages 18+)

Jazz Jam w/ The Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday August 31, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in - " everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play. YouT...
Cost: $5

Aerial Burlesque 101: A 5-Week Course Series By Celestial Cabaret! Week Five

Tuesday August 30, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Back by popular demand - Aerial Burlesque 101 with Pixie Twixt and Ellie Cerceaux of Celestial Cabaret! This series meets on Tuesdays from July 26-Aug. 30 (except Aug. 9) from 7:30-9:30 pm. Class is limited to 6 students - so sign up now! All folks - this means all levels, abilities, gender, and bod...
Cost: Full Course Series: $215

An Evening With Catherine Britt

Sunday August 28, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Catherine Britt is a multi-award winning mega country star in her home country, considered one of the best female vocalists and songwriters around. She was introduced to the USA music industry by none other than Elton John and spent several years here before returning to Australia to start a family....
Cost: $20 Adv – $25 Door Doors @ 7 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

A Night Of Prog Rock Live #4

Saturday August 27, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Join us for an ambitious night of live progressive rock favorites. You'll witness live renditions of classics from Yes, King Crimson, Genesis, ELP, Rush, Gentle Giant, Nektar and Jethro Tull, to name a few. This is our fourth Night of Prog and all that is old is new again. The night is a series of 2...
Cost: $5 Adv – $10 Door Doors @ 7 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Goth Industrial Lounge

Friday August 26, 2022 10:00 PM EDT
Come join us for Atlanta’s newest Goth Industrial night combining old school Goth with newer Industrial sounds, interspersed with dark and sinister trance and dance, all expertly mixed together for a balanced palate of grooves. Dress in your best club wear or simply come dressed to dance. Burlesq...
Cost: $10 Adv / Door Doors @ 9 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required; ages 21+)

Gin & Jacks Happy Hour Home Fundraiser

Thursday August 25, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Join us for a live burlesque and variety show fundraiser to help GinxToxic and TumbleJacks find a new home! Gin and Jack put a down payment on a home, were given a closing date, gave notice to their old residence and AFTER TWO MONTHS OF DELAYS they lost said home and they were told that their escro...
Cost: $15 Adv / $20 Doors • $25 VIP Doors @ 8 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required; ages 18+)

Jazz Jam With The Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday August 24, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in and everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play. RLC ...
Cost: $5

Aerial Burlesque 101: A 5-Week Course Series By Celestial Cabaret! Week Four

Tuesday August 23, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Back by popular demand - Aerial Burlesque 101 with Pixie Twixt and Ellie Cerceaux of Celestial Cabaret! This series meets on Tuesdays from July 26-Aug. 30 (except Aug. 9) from 7:30-9:30 pm. Class is limited to 6 students - so sign up now! All folks - this means all levels, abilities, gender, and bod...
Cost: Full Course Series: $215

Flamenco Feat. Cristian Puig + Emrah Kotan + Marilia Quevedo + Erica Poole "La Eritana" + Julie Moon

Sunday August 21, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Berdolé returns to Red Light Café to present a live Tablao Flamenco performance. In the spirit of back rooms and taverns of southern Spain, this showcase of flamenco is raw, unrehearsed, and fully improvised to create an electricity that audiences say sends chills through the air and brings tear...
Cost: $15 Adv – $20 Door Doors @ 6:30 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Monst3R High! A Creepy Cool Drag Show

Saturday August 20, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
It's time to go Back to GHOUL! Bring your skeleton crew out to a very special event presented by Alt3r and Thomas A. Eddyson! We're getting ready for Halloween early with a voltageous drag show at Red Light Cafe on August 20th! With a cast of creepy cool drag monsters and a sprinkling of burlesque, ...
Cost: $15 Adv / $20 Doors • $25 VIP Doors @ 8 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required; ages 18+)

Monst3R High: A Creepy Cool Drag Show

Saturday August 20, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Categories: Drag 👻NEXT SATURDAY! It's time to go Back to GHOUL with MONST3R HIGH! A Creepy Cool Drag Show! Bring your skeleton crew out to a very special event presented by @alrt3rdrag and Thomas A. Eddyson! We're getting ready for Halloween early with a voltageous drag show at @redlightcafe Red ...
Cost: 15-25

3rd Saturday Afternoon Singers Jam (Copy)

Saturday August 20, 2022 01:00 PM EDT
WE'RE BACK!!! This is THE ONLY Jam Session in Atlanta where SINGERS are the focus. The opportunity for each vocalist to do a MINIMUM of 2 TUNES makes this a MUST ATTEND event for performers. Vocalists, as usual, come prepared to do at least 2 tunes. (Please bring sheet music if you have it.) Each s...
Cost: No Cover (Pay What You Can / Musician Tips) Doors @ 12:30 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks must be worn at all times)

An Evening with Daniel Champagne in Atlanta

Friday August 19, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Daniel Champagne – the Australian singer / songwriter and one-of-a-kind guitar virtuoso – will bring his tour back to America for the first time in over two years! One reviewer recently wrote “Daniel Champagne exudes a natural ease on stage, as he sings poignant lyrics and beautifully crafted ...
Cost: $22.50 Adv – $27.50 Day-of-Show Doors @ 7 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Trip Hop Lounge: Burlesque, Dancing, Drinks

Thursday August 18, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Every 3rd Thursday of the month (no cover charge!) we're breaking out the moody lighting, opening up the dance floor, and spinning Trip Hop and Electronica all night long with special burlesque and aerial performances throughout the evening! There's NO COVER so come hang out, have some drinks with f...
Cost: Free

Jazz Jam w/ the Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday August 17, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in — everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play. Lives...
Cost: $5 Door Doors @ 8 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Aerial Burlesque 101: A 5-Week Course Series by Celestial Cabaret! WEEK THREE

Tuesday August 16, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Back by popular demand - Aerial Burlesque 101 with Pixie Twixt and Ellie Cerceaux of Celestial Cabaret! This series meets on Tuesdays from July 26-Aug. 30 (except Aug. 9) from 7:30-9:30 pm. Class is limited to 6 students - so sign up now! All folks - this means all levels, abilities, gender, and bod...
Cost: Full Course Series: $215

Atlanta Magic Night! w/ Jeff McClure + Paul Sponaugle

Saturday August 13, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Join us for Atlanta Magic Night — every second Saturday each month — and enjoy an evening of performances from the best local and national magicians, mentalists, and variety artists! The August '22 show features Jeff McClure and Paul Sponaugle! PLEASE NOTE: Attendees are required to provide pr...
Cost: $15 Adv – $20 Door Doors @ 7 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

The Wildwoods w/ The Brookses + Scotty B

Thursday August 11, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
An evening of Americana, Folk and more with The Wildwoods, The Brookses and Scotty B. The Wildwoods are an enchanting Folk/Americana duo based in Lincoln, Nebraska, whose flowing songwriting tandem has been praised by Paste Magazine as "focused and charmingly human". The Wildwoods' delicate melodies...
Cost: $10-$15

Jazz Jam w/ the Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday August 10, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in — everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play. RLC ...
Cost: $5

TEASE TUESDAY BURLESQUE: Hot Mess Burlesque!

Tuesday August 9, 2022 09:00 PM EDT
Syrens of the South presents TEASE TUESDAY BURLESQUE: Hot Mess Burlesque! The second Tuesday of every month, Tease Tuesday Burlesque features TEN AMAZING ACTS with some of the best performers in Atlanta! Burlesque, Poetry, Aerial, Acrobatics, Juggling, Song... you never know what's gonna pop up in t...
Cost: $15 Adv – $20 Doors • $30 VIP 1st Row • $25 VIP 2nd Row Doors @ 8 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required; ages 18+)

Atlanta Songwriters Club Meet Up

Monday August 8, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Join us for the Atlanta Songwriters Club Meet Up at Red Light Café every second Monday of the month! $5 at the door, starts at 8pm, and you can sign up to play a song if you'd like when you get here. The Atlanta Songwriters Club is a bit like an open mic with a few key differences. This group exis...
Cost: $5 Door Doors @ 7 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Luke Smart's Karaoke 1st Anniversary Show

Sunday August 7, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Luke Smart's Karaoke celebrates its first year! Come out to sing and celebrate at the Red Light Cafe! PLEASE NOTE: Attendees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the venue. Photos of vaccination cards are acceptable. If there is a medical reason preventing someone from bei...
Cost: $10 Adv – $15 Door Doors @ 6:30 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

International Blues Day Jam feat. Brett Warren & The Hip Elixir

Saturday August 6, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
It's International Blues Day, so we're going to jam some blues and open up the stage to folks who would like to sit in. Brett Warren and The Hip Elixir will be the house band, backing up the jammers as needed, and playing a few sets throughout the night. Stay tuned for more info coming soon! PLEASE...
Cost: $5 Door (Free For Jammers) Doors @ 7 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required)

Sinful Sundays Variety Show: Hotter Than Hell

Sunday July 17, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Sinful Sundays Variety Show has been resurrected as an evening show! Curated by drag king, Thomas A. Eddyson, Sinful Sundays features some of the best variety of drag, burlesque, and skill performers in Atlanta! See heavenly angels and sultry devils take the stage at Red Light Cafe while you indul...
Cost: $20-$35

Middle Age Cabaret: Older & Bolder Burlesque

Friday June 17, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Categories: Burlesque

Get ready for a good time at the Middle Age Cabaret: Older & Bolder Burlesque on Friday, June 17 at Red Light Cafe. Hosted by Shellie Schmals, this show will feature a curated cast of performers all over the 40 years of age performing burlesque, comedy, drag, and more!!

Cost: $20

Situation Comedy hosted by Amanda Marks

Friday June 10, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Categories: Comedy

Situation Comedy is a standup and storytelling show featuring standup comedians and Atlanta locals telling their revenge stories!

Hosted by Amanda Marks.

PLEASE NOTE: Attendees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the venue. Photos of vaccination card...
Cost: $15-$20

Adrian Ash All Star Jam

Friday May 6, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Matt Slocum has played with a who's who of talent including Jimmy Herring Band, Oteil and the Peacemakers, Susan Tedeschi, Wanyne Krantz, Page Mcconnell and so many more! We are so very fortunate to have him as our guest, don't miss this chance to see a once in a generation talent live in Midtown At...
Cost: Free

There's Nothing Funny About Climate Change Comedy Tour

Tuesday April 5, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Categories: Activism

Dogwood Alliance presents There's Nothing Funny About Climate Change Comedy Tour in ATLANTA!

Red Light Cafe will host an evening of stand-up comedy, with a little bit of environmental justice mixed in.

Hosted by Art Sturtevant of Asheville!

Featuring performances from Atla...
Cost: Free

Situation Comedy: A Stand-up & Storytelling Show

Thursday March 10, 2022 02:30 PM EST
Categories: Comedy

Situation Comedy is a standup and storytelling show featuring standup comedians and Atlanta locals telling their celebrity encounter stories!

Hosted by Amanda Marks.

PLEASE NOTE BEFORE PURCHASING TICKETS: Attendees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter...
Cost: $15–$20

Sizzle & Spice

Friday February 11, 2022 08:00 PM EST
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11: Sizzle & Spice Valentine Burlesque & Variety Revue In a relationship? Single? Is it complicated? Just want to treat yourself to some sexy good times? Doesn't matter - this is the show for you! Friday, Feb 11, come out to Red Light Cafe as Ariel Allegro brings together some of ...
Cost: $20-$50

A Stand-up & Storytelling Show

Thursday February 10, 2022 08:00 PM EST
Categories: Comedy

Situation Comedy is a standup and storytelling show featuring standup comedians and Atlanta locals telling their worst dating stories!

Hosted by Amanda Marks.

PLEASE NOTE BEFORE PURCHASING TICKETS: Attendees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the ve...
Cost: $15-$20

Glenn Phillips

Friday November 26, 2021 08:00 PM EST
Glenn Phillips returns for his Annual Day-After-Thanksgiving Show at the Red Light Cafe! He will be playing songs from his newest album The Dark Parade as well as Glenn Phillips Band and Supreme Court classics with Jeff Calder (of the Swimming Pool Q's), bassist Mike Holbrook (formerly of the Hampto...
Cost: $20-$25

Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday November 24, 2021 09:00 PM EST
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in — everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play.
Cost: $6.00

Dumb Gay Politics

Saturday November 20, 2021 03:00 PM EST
Dumb Gay Politics with Julie and Brandy is coming to Atlanta for a live taping of their comedy, political podcast! You will get to see Julie and Brandy possibly sober, Gay Guys and Their Feelings! A Special Atlanta Guest, and of course your Live Sweet Transvestite for the gods!
Cost: $25-$30

Sataraš Quartet

Friday November 19, 2021 07:00 PM EST
Sataraš Quartet (pronounced SAH - tah - rash) is an instrumental quartet that fuses jazz improvisation with ethnic Southern European roots and American blues to create exciting new worlds of sound. The work of John Coltrane, Miles Davis, and Jimi Hendrix are touchstones, and yet the group has found ...
Cost: $10-$15

Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday November 17, 2021 09:00 PM EST
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in — everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play.
Cost: $5.00

Jim Leach + Jeffrey Alan

Friday November 12, 2021 08:00 PM EST
Atlanta Magic Night is Atlanta's monthly live magic show, featuring local and national magicians, mentalists, and variety artists. Since its inception, Atlanta Magic Night has entertained people all over metro-Atlanta, with a special emphasis on our neighbors in Buckhead and Midtown.
Cost: $15-$20

Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday November 10, 2021 09:00 PM EST
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in — everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play.
Cost: $6.00

Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday November 3, 2021 09:00 PM EDT
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in — everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play.
Cost: $5.00

Sinful Sundays Brunch

Sunday October 24, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
Sinful Sundays Brunch, hosted by drag king Thomas A. Eddyson (with special guest Patsy Climax!), features the best variety of drag, burlesque, and skill performers in Atlanta! See heavenly angels and sultry devils take the stage at Red Light Cafe while you indulge in themed menu items like deviled e...
Cost: $10-$35

Nancy Gaddy - Sexy at Sixty

Saturday October 9, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Categories: Cabaret Comedic songstress, Nancy Gaddy returns to Red Light Café on Saturday, October 9 with her sassy and sophisticated cabaret revue, Sexy at Sixty. Known for her comedy song styling, the very funny Ms. Gaddy offers up an inimitable blend of witty and clever music and musings about lo...
Cost: $15 Eventbrite.com-$20 door

Nancy Gaddy - Sexy at Sixty

Saturday October 9, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Categories: Comedy Comedic songstress, Nancy Gaddy returns to Red Light Café on Saturday, October 9 with her sassy and sophisticated cabaret revue, Sexy at Sixty. Known for her comedy song styling, the very funny Ms. Gaddy offers up an inimitable blend of witty and clever music and musings about lov...
Cost: $15-$20

Sinful Sundays Brunch September

Sunday September 26, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
Sinful Sundays Brunch, hosted by drag king Thomas A. Eddyson, features the best variety of drag, burlesque, and skill performers in Atlanta! See heavenly angels and sultry devils take the stage at Red Light Cafe while you indulge in themed menu items like a deviled egg Bloody Mary or a Grilled Chees...
Cost: $10-$35

Sinful Sundays Brunch September

Sunday September 26, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
Sinful Sundays Brunch, hosted by drag king Thomas A. Eddyson, features the best variety of drag, burlesque, and skill performers in Atlanta! See heavenly angels and sultry devils take the stage at Red Light Cafe while you indulge in themed menu items like a deviled egg Bloody Mary or a Grilled Chee...
Cost: $10-$35

Jazz Jam w/ the Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday June 30, 2021 09:00 PM EDT
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in — everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play. The jam ...
Cost: $5

Jazz Jam w/ the Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday June 16, 2021 09:00 PM EDT
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in — everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play.
Cost: $5

Atlanta Songwriters Club Meet Up

Monday June 14, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Join us for the Atlanta Songwriters Club Meet Up at Red Light Café every second Monday of the month! $5 at the door, starts at 8pm, and you can sign up to play a song if you'd like when you get here. The Atlanta Songwriters Club is a bit like an open mic with a few key differences. This group exis...
Cost: $5

Atlanta Songwriters Club Meet Up

Monday April 12, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Join us for the Atlanta Songwriters Club Meet Up at Red Light Café every second Monday of the month! $5 at the door, starts at 8pm, and you can sign up to play a song if you'd like when you get here. The Atlanta Songwriters Club is a bit like an open mic with a few key differences. This group exists...
Cost: $5

Atlanta Songwriters Club Meet Up

Monday November 9, 2020 08:00 PM EST
Join us for the Atlanta Songwriters Club Meet Up at Red Light Café every second Monday of the month! $5 at the door, starts at 8pm, and you can sign up to play a song if you'd like when you get here. The Atlanta Songwriters Club is a bit like an open mic with a few key differences. This group exis...
Cost: $5

An Evening of Bluegrass w/ Cedar Hill

Thursday July 30, 2020 08:00 PM EDT
Join Atlanta’s own Cedar Hill for an evening of high energy bluegrass & Americana music.

Some things to know before attending in-person, also available at RedLightCafe.com/COVID19:

— Masks are required to enter. You can remove your mask once seated. If you need a mask, we have them available for...
Cost: $7-$10

Atlanta Magic Night! w/ Mark Johnson + Joe M. Turner

Saturday July 11, 2020 08:00 PM EDT
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Cost: $15 Advance (per seat)

Jazz Jam w/ the Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday July 8, 2020 09:00 PM EDT
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in — everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play. The ja...
Cost: $5

Jazz Jam w/ the Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday July 1, 2020 09:00 PM EDT
Jazz Jam w/ the Gordon Vernick Quartet — July 1, 2020 — Red Light Café, Atlanta, GA Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcom...
Cost: $5

Tainted Cabaret in Atlanta

Sunday April 19, 2020 09:00 PM EDT
TAINTED CABARET brings you a provocative burlesque cabaret featuring stars of the renowned underground theatre scenes of New York, Toronto, and Vancouver. Delight in this sinfully funny show, where the sexy, campy and theatrical combine to create one deliciously naked evening of entertainment. This ...
Cost: $20-$35

Tony Furtado Trio feat. Matt Flinner & Luke Price, Jordan McConnell & Leonard Podolak

Tuesday March 24, 2020 08:00 PM EDT
Tony Furtado is an evocative and soulful singer, a wide-ranging songwriter and a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist adept on banjo, cello-banjo, slide guitar and baritone ukulele who mixes and matches sounds and styles with the flair of a master chef (he’s also an accomplished sculptor, but that’s anothe...
Cost: $20-$25

POSTPONED: St. Paddy's Day British Invasion Jam w/ BadAsh Allstar Team

Tuesday March 17, 2020 08:00 PM EDT
Celebrate St. Patty's Day with BadAsh Allstar Team by jamming all the British Invasion music we can cram into the night! Our "3rd Mondays" Jam is moved to Tuesday just for this occasion! We'll be jamming all your favorite tunes by The Animals, Bad Finger, The Beatles, Blind Faith, Cream, The Cure, D...
Cost: $10-$15

Irrationally Hot 3: A Burlesque & Variety Tribute to Pi Day

Sunday March 15, 2020 07:00 PM EDT
Smart is sexy. Celebrate the Nerdiest Day of the Year with our outstanding nerdlesque cast at the 3rd annual Irrationally HOT burlesque & variety show! It's also the Ariel Allegro's 2nd anniversary of producing! We promise, there will also be pie.
Cost: $20-$40

They Might BE glittered

Saturday March 14, 2020 09:00 PM EDT
In honor of They Might Be Giants’ 30th Anniversary of Flood (and accompanying tour), Oodles of Productions is presenting They Might Be Glittered: Geek Music At Its Sexiest! The show date may also coincide with Oodles of Troodles birthday. Or it may not. Nobody knows for sure.
Cost: $20-$30

My GeekGlory Nerdlesque Invasion

Saturday March 7, 2020 09:00 PM EST
MyGeekGlory invades Atlanta on March 7th! Come see our Newleque from a truly Nerdy and Dorky group. See some of your favorite ATL performers as well as many that have travelled to bring this show to you.
Cost: $15-$25

Ghouls! Ghouls! Ghouls! A Burlesque Tribute to Women in Horror

Friday March 6, 2020 09:00 PM EST
In honor of Women's History Month Bump in the Night Ghoulesque is putting together a Burlesque revue show dedicated to all the fabulous Final Girls, Femme Fatale killers, and Malicious Mommies! Bump in the Night Ghoulesque presents: Ghouls! Ghouls! Ghouls! A Burlesque Tribute to Women in Horror! M...
Cost: $20-$35

Atlanta Songwriter's Club

Monday March 2, 2020 08:00 PM EST
Join us for the Atlanta Songwriters Club Meet Up at Red Light Café every second Monday of the month! $5 at the door, starts at 8pm, and you can sign up to play a song if you'd like when you get here. The Atlanta Songwriters Club is a bit like an open mic with a few key differences. This group exis...
Cost: $5

Faeries & Tails: A Scripted Variety Show

Saturday February 29, 2020 08:00 PM EST
Come journey with the Bifrost Collective into a magical world, filled with fae, fantasy, and fancifulness! This scripted variety show will land you smack dab (literally) in the middle of a prize fight between winter and summer, as numerous fae champions bring their talents to the stage to dazzle you...
Cost: $15-$30

Odd World Danger Show

Tuesday February 25, 2020 08:00 PM EST
Categories: sideshow

Twisted Circus presents Odd World Danger Show Tuesday February 25, 2020 at 8pm Red Light Cafe -553-1 Amsterdam Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306Tickets: http://redlightcafe.com/events/twisted-circus-presents-the-odd-world-danger-show-feb-25-2020

Join our traveling danger show as we burn...
Cost: $10-$15

Daniel Champagne, Christie Lenée

Friday February 21, 2020 08:00 PM EST
“Daniel Champagne exudes a natural ease on stage, as he sings poignant lyrics and beautifully crafted melodies that invariably whisk the heart up with grand romanticism. Coupled with an exhilarating guitar talent that transcends mere acoustic playing to replicate a whole band, Champagne is just magi...
Cost: $15-$20

Protest Jam II w/ BadAsh Allstar Team

Monday February 17, 2020 08:00 PM EST
Every 3rd Monday of the month BadAsh Allstar Team will be hosting a different tribute jam. February's happens to fall on Presidents' Day so, hey, how about a Protest Jam?!? Stay tuned for the sign up sheet!
Cost: $10-$15

Nadia Vaeh

Sunday February 16, 2020 08:00 PM EST
Nadia Vaeh is a Los Angeles based alt-pop artist by way of Atlanta. At 17, Vaeh lost her mother to suicide, which shifted her life into a path of self-destruction where she strayed away from music. With endless resilience, she returned to her artistry and grew into a performer, creating her own voic...
Cost: $10-$15

Sweet & Sultry - A Valentine Burlesque Show

Friday February 14, 2020 08:00 PM EST
Categories: Performing Arts

In a relationship? Single? Is it complicated? Doesn't matter - all are welcome! Friday, Feb 14, come out to Red Light Cafe as Ariel Allegro brings together some of Atlanta's top burlesque artists for a night of SWEET and SULTRY striptease performances.

DOORS AT 8PM **...
Cost: $25-$45

Andrew Vickery, Beni Brosh, The Vineyard Band

Thursday February 13, 2020 08:00 PM EST
Andrew Vickery is a singer/songwriter and multi-Instrumentalist from Atlanta. He is a veteran of the Athens, Georgia music scene for a decade where he fronted the Replacements-inspired Worn Out Welcome, performed solo and played slide guitar, mandolin and pedal steel guitar for the Burning Angels an...
Cost: $7-$10

Jazz Jam w/ the Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday February 12, 2020 09:00 PM EST
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in — everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play.
Cost: $5

Atlanta Songwriters Club Meet-Up

Monday February 10, 2020 08:00 PM EST
Join us for the Atlanta Songwriters Club 'Meet UP' at the Red Light Cafe every second of the month. 
Cost: $5

Pour Some Glitter On Me: A Burlesque Tribute to Classic Rock

Friday February 7, 2020 09:00 PM EST
Everyone loves singing along to classic rock songs! They're fun and sexy and iconic. Classic rock gave us some of the most popular songs to strip to, and we want to pay homage to the rock music created from 1970-1987!
Cost: $20-$35

Tablao Flamenco

Thursday February 6, 2020 08:00 PM EST
Berdolé returns to Red Light Café to present a live tablao flamenco performance. In the spirit of back rooms and taverns of southern Spain, this showcase of flamenco is raw, unrehearsed, and fully improvised.
Cost: $15-$20

Ben Rosenblum Trio - Live at the Red Light Cafe

Wednesday February 5, 2020 07:00 PM EST
Award-winning New York City jazz pianist Ben Rosenblum will perform an intimate concert at the Red Light Cafe in Atlanta, part of a nineteen performance Southeast tour through Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee. This evening will feature Rosenblum's regular touring drumme...
Cost: $10 advance, $15 at door

Keith Harkin, Joey Harkum

Saturday December 7, 2019 04:00 PM EST
Keith Harkin is an Irish singer songwriter from Derry City, Ireland now residing in Los Angeles CA. Over the last 15 years, his musical talents have brought him across the world from the UK to Canada to Australia to America and back. Including shows for President Obama at The White House, Sir Richar...
Cost: $35-$80

20th Annual Glenn Phillips Day-After-Thanksgiving Show

Friday November 29, 2019 08:00 PM EST
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Glenn Phillips' Day-After Thanksgiving Shows at the Red Light Cafe! Glenn will be playing songs from his new album The Dark Parade and from his classic 1980 album Dark Lights (with special guest Dana Nelson on keyboards who played on that album), and Supreme Cou...
Cost: $15-$30

Last Pasties Standing (The Improv Burlesque Game Show): Jock Jams!

Saturday November 23, 2019 09:00 PM EST
Sadie Hawkins presents Last Pasties Standing: the improv burlesque game show! Don't miss the excitement as these burlesque babes battle for bragging rights... it's a night of spur-of-the-moment striptease and silly, sexy fun!

This quarter's show is all about the jock jams, y’all.

Cost: $15-$20

Open Mic Night

Sunday November 17, 2019 08:00 PM EST
Red Light Café presents the return of a straight-up, bonafide Open Mic Night — hosted by Angela Durden! This ain't a jam or meetup since, at the end of the night, someone's walking away with hard-won prize money! And this is a truly open mic: music, comedy, spoken word, dance... anything goes. Bring...
Cost: $5

Grant Farm, Charley Woods

Saturday November 16, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Grant Farm has entertained a growing fan base on the nation’s club and festival scene since its founding in 2009 by vocalist and National Flatpicking Guitar Champion Tyler Grant. Built on the fundamentals of love, family, and music, the band is a sure bet for fans of high-energy, authentic artists a...
Cost: $7-$10

Katherine Lashe’s Dead Day presented by Syrens of the South

Friday November 15, 2019 09:00 PM EST
Katherine Lashe, the founder and producer of Syrens of the South died November 15, 1999. She was in a car accident, declared dead on the scene and on the news, however, they were able to bring her back so every year she celebrates not staying dead. So to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her Dead Da...
Cost: $15-$30

Gordon Vernick Quartet

Wednesday November 13, 2019 09:00 PM EST
Every Wednesday, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you're a professional or amateur musician, you're welcome to sit in — everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play. Doors op...
Cost: $5
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Atlanta, GA 30306
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Night Club, Live Music Club
Blues, Jazz
Hours

Monday: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Tuesday: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Wednesday: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Thursday: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Friday: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Saturday: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Sunday: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM