Open Mic etc. Directory (Central Florida)

OPEN MICS and Songwriter Jams/Meetings  in Central Florida
(Weekly Listing)

The following Open Mics are the ones I know about. I have been to 90% of them, but things do change. If you know of any others,
please e-mail me at and let me know. Also, if you know that any of these listed is no longer running.
please let me know, so I don't go sending people on wild goose chases.  Enjoy!!!!

Please call ahead at the numbers listed before making the trip.
** indicates venues that need to be verified as of 7/30/15

Lauren's Traveling Roadshow at Fiddlers Green Irish Pub
544 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789, (407) 645-2050
5 to 9 pm. Invitational Open Mic from approx. 6 to 8pm. 2 songs.
Either jam with the band, or play on your own. Host Lauren Lester

International Songwriter's Guild (ISG) Meeting. First Sundays. 5:00 pm at the CFMA 3020 E. Robinson St. Orlando FL.
Contact:Susan Trewick (407)760-2153
  For Website details
(NB. This is not an open mic, it is a songwriters network/song critique group.)

** Muldoon's Salon. 7439 Aloma Ave. Winter Park 32792  tel  407-657-9980
Unplugged open mic. PA and guitar provided. 9:30 to 1:30. Host Chris Dupre


Devaney's Sports Pub 7660 University Blvd., Winter Pk 32792 (407) 679-6600. 9:30 to 1:30pm. Host Justin Kangrga

Orlando Brewing 2nd and 4th Mondays (Details coming soon)


Copper Rocket Pub.  The Village Plaza, 106 Lake Ave, Maitland, FL  8 or 9pm to 11 59pm  Host Ben Gardner
Join as we host Art After Dark Open Mic Night at the Copper Rocket Pub! Every week, two dollar
Tuesday! $2 tacos, burgers and shots, plus open stage to perform, or watch your favorite artists! Bring 4 friends and get a
FREE bucket of beer!
Ages 18+. Free Parking, and smoking allowed on outdoor patio!
Follow our Facebook group page for updates and announcements!

Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI Orlando) Meeting. First Tuesdays (usually) 7:00pm
Please contact Pam Shuler,  tel (920)344-6655 Co-coordinator
or Asli Goncer,  tel (407)359-0506 for info on the venue
(NB. This is not an open mic, it is a songwriters education/critique group.)

The Haven 6700 Aloma Ave. tel 407-673-2712  Great sound system. 8:30pm to 1:30am. Sign up at the door.

Austin Coffee and Film. 929 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park Fl 32789 Tel 407-975-3364. 8:00 to 11:00pm.
Host: Cody. Sign up at 7:30
, be there early if you want to be on the list.

The Falcon, 819 E. Washington Street, Orlando, FL 32801. (407) 423-3060
8:00 PM to 12:00 AM Tuesdays.
For 3 songs or 15 minutes, anyone can come, sign up, and perform original or non-original music, poetry, performance art, comedy, etc.
The Falcon Bar & Gallery, an independent and cutting edge experience in the arts in a gallery and bar setting. Enjoy the finest craft beers
and wines in Thornton Park District.

The Spot, Breakfast, Burgers, Brew. Musician's Acoustic Open Mic. 409 North US Highway 17 92, Longwood, FL. (407) 388-0833.
7:30 sign up, Music begins at 8pm and goes till 11pm. In good weather the event is outside on the patio.
In bad weather it is inside. Host is Harley.

Lundyville  600 Lundy Rd, Auburndale, FL 33823. Every third Wednesday. 3 song (15 min) set. Sign up at 6, show at 7:30
Host Phil Schneider. This is a great listening room. Very warm people. MAP

3rd. Wednesday, monthly, Winter Park Public Library, 460 E. New England Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789
Central Florida Fingerstyle Guitar Group. This is a free playing circle. 6:00 to 8:30pm. Wonderful acoustics!! Listeners welcome.
Contact: SusieCool Trewick  or call library at  407-623-3300, ext. 2

Sam Ash Stores. 912 Lee Rd, Orlando, FL 32810 tel (407) 599-1222   MAP
4644 E Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL 32803 (407) 896-5508  MAP
7:30 to 9 pm. You might want to come in early to sign up. 1 song, (more songs if there are less performers)
Participants get a $10 Sam Ash gift card mailed to your home. Please call the stores for actual times.

Tea and Tea, Winter Park Village 480 N Orlando Ave #126, Winter Park, FL 32789. Tel 321-203-4002  MAP
"The Writer's Block Open Mic night". Host Brian T. Bethea.  7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. 1 song/spoken word or 5 mins.
Admission: 1 drink per person minimum.


Rogue Pub--3076 Curry Ford Rd. Orlando,  FL 32806. 407-985-3778
Sign up starts at 8:00pm. Homegrown Thursdays. Open Mic Night YouTube Sessions
Join us for Open Mic Night and we will post your performance on our YouTube channel! 
Check the Homegrown Open Mic Facebook page for links and additional performances!
8:30 to ??pm  host Jon Sills

Fish on Fire -- Jam night with the house band. 7937 Daetwyler Drive. (407)812-6881. Starts around 6:30

Sunday's Grill 2414 Sand Mine Road  Davenport, FL 33897  7:30 to 10:00 PM
2 mics, 4 inputs total. It is off US 27 at Sand Mine Road 2.8 miles south of 192 (W. Irlo Bronson
Memorial Hwy.) on the west side of  27.  As you are looking at the Publix, it is in the same strip just
to the left, between Publix and the liquor store. Best Fish and Chips anywhere.
Host Steve Brannon.

SusieCool at HOB (House of Beer)


Black Cat Cafe (2nd Fridays) Unitarian Church, 1901 E. Robinson Street, Orlando, 32803 (407) 275-6152. $2 cover for audience members.
Low cost drinks and snacks available. Host Tom Cook. Sign up at 7:15, for 7:30 to 11:30 or so.

Tea and Tea, Winter Park Village 480 N Orlando Ave #126, Winter Park, FL 32789. Tel 321-203-4002  Map
Host Carson Parker.  Everyone Welcome!! Musicians, Poets, Comedians, Singer/Songwriters, Storytellers.
Sign up at 7pm. 2 to 3 songs or 10 mins.
1 drink per person minimum.


Juice 'N Java Live Open Mic.  75 N Orlando Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 from 7 to 10 pm
Americana Music - Folk, Blues, Rock, Hip Hop & Jazz. Interested Musicians contact Bo at
Serving "After 5" menu, soup & salads, along with coffee, drinks and groovy smoothies!
Check their Facebook page for past performances on youtube


For other open mics, please check out John Cunningham's page at

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