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 11/8/18

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

The Red-Eye Tavern, 855 E 434, Winter Springs, Fl 32708,  3 to 6pm. In shopping plaza behind Marcos Pizza and
Trustco Bank, acoustic mostly, PA and mics and amps provided, bring your own guitars, bongos, keyboards, etc.
Musicians may play 4 songs unless the list is long, then we move to 3 songs. Contact Patty Kenyon on fb


The Haven 6700 Aloma Ave. tel 407-673-2712  Great sound system. 8:30pm to 1:30am. Sign up at the door.
JAM NIGHT Hosted by: PHOTO BOMB Bring your guitar, drum sticks, keys and rock with us!

**The Breezeway Restaurant  112 E 1st St, Sanford, Florida 32771  4:30 to 8pm Host Rhenn Again

**Three Masks Inc.  1023 W Colonial Dr, Orlando, Florida 32804  (321) 278-5072
New Peace Mondays (Poetry, Singing, Hip Hop) Every Monday at 7pm
Come check out Orlando's #1 open mic for Spoken Word!
You can rap, you can sing and of course do poetry, however, all pieces must be done acapella.
No band! No DJ! Just you and your new peace!
We will have a new host every week to keep the show fresh and unique every time that you come.

**West End Trading Co. 202 S Sanford Ave, Sanford, Florida 32771
Signing up begins at 8:30pm IN PERSON ONLY each and every week! To sign up just arrive when you see fit and
sign up on the board. Open Mic runs from 9pm to 12am, 20 minute slots, all artforms are welcome and full PA is provided.
Please have your gear prepped and ready to set up as fast as possible to aid fast changeovers. Looking forward to meeting you!

NO FULL DRUM SETS - NO UNECESSARILY LOUD MUSIC. Percussion is welcomed though: Cajon, Congas, Bongos,
etc. Sorry for any inconvenience. This is a weekly open mic at the West End Trading Company on the FRONT bar stage.
This 18+ event takes place in Historic Downtown Sanford, FL. It is hosted by Rhenn Again of Rahoe Pro & Rep (RPR).

**Sanford Brewing Company 400 S Sanford Ave., Sanford, Florida 32771. 6 to 10pm
Sign up when you arrive for Open Mic starting at 6pm every Monday night! All singers musicians are welcome! Bring your
acoustic guitar, bass or whatever instrument you play! PA provided. The Cat’s Meow Band are there for backup if you need
them. (Drums and Keyboard are not available). SBC is a Brewhouse, Taproom, Gastropub! Savor handcrafted beer, relish
the company of local musicians. Soak in the quintessential southern hospitality.


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.)

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 Copper Rocket Pub.  Village Plaza, 106 Lake Ave. Maitland FL. 407-636-3171  8 to 12pm Be early to sign in
Join, as we host Open Mic Night at the Copper Rocket Pub! Every week,
open stage to perform, or watch your favorite artists!  Ages 18+ Free Parking, and smoking allowed on outdoor patio!
Host Ben Gardner

The Big Easy 15502 Stoneybrook West Pkwy., Ste 118, Winter Garden, FL 34787
407-654-3279. 3rd Tuesdays. Sign ups 7pm, Music 7:30 to 10pm Host Anthony Rouhana

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.

Acoustic Open Mic at Buzzards Roost Bar.  2748 Elkcam Blvd, Deltona, Florida 32738  8 to 11pm.
Hosted by Dave Lauber of ThunderJack AC/DC Tribute Band, Gin Mill Romeo and The Supercats!
Bring your acoustic instruments and/or light percussion or just come and sing your heart out!
PA and a couple mics will be provided!
(Please no electric guitars/amps, keys, etc...thx)  Facebook Page


The Alley 114 S Park Ave, Sanford, Florida 32771. 7 - 11pm, 15 minute slots (3 -4 songs).
There is full back line, bass & guitar amps, full drum kit, keyboard (if requested) & a dedicated sound tech
with a front stage booth. It also includes professional lighting and Fuel BBQ; accessed from I/S The Alley.
Hosts: First Wednesday hosted by TJ Weber. Second Wednesday of the month hosted by David G. Third
Wednesday of the month  hosted by Mark Henderson. Fourth Wednesday of the month hosted by Gene Henry.

First and Third Wednesdays. Sign up at 9:30. Music starts at 10. ORIGINAL MUSIC ONLY!!! Host Blake Trent.

Lundyville  600 Lundy Rd, Auburndale, FL 33823. Every third Wednesday. Plus 1st Wednesdays through the winter months.
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.

Central Florida Folk Song Circle at Bikes, Beans & Bordeaux  3022 Corrine Dr Orlando, Florida, FL 32803 (407) 427-1440
Last Wednesday of each month 6:30 to 9pm. This is an Acoustic Song Circle, where we go around the circle taking turns to play our songs.
If you do not wish people to play along with you, please say so before you take your turn. Tasty Food, tea, coffee, beer and wine are available.

**Celery City Craft  114 S Palmetto Ave, Sanford, Florida 32771 5:30 to 9:30pm. Host Rhenn Again.

from 7:00-11:00 (signups start at 6:45). First come first served.  Best Irish Bar in Orlando with Drink Specials and Great Food!

7 to 9pm. Host David Gibbs. This is currently a monthly event so please call (407) 278-8219 or
check the Facebook page fordetails:


Roque Pub - 3076 Curry Ford Rd. Orlando,  FL 32806. 407-985-3778
Sign up starts at 8:00pm. Homegrown Thursdays. Check the Homegrown Open Mic Facebook page!
8:30 to 11pm. Host: Anthony from The Anthologists (

Little Fish Huge Pond. 9 pm to 1. 401 S Sanford Ave., Sanford, Florida 32771
20 minute slots. Host Chuck Culbertson

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.

Fiddlers Green Irish Pub
544 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789, (407) 645-2050 Sign up sheet goes out 7:30
Music from 8 to 12  Host Harley

"Ghost Light Sessions" Barley & Vine on Thursdays from 9-12.
2406 E Washington St., Orlando, Florida 32803
That's every Thursday except the first Thursday of the month.
Host Ben Browne

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.
(Note, Be there by at least 7pm to Pre-sign if you want on the list))

**Jeannie's Place  209 East Gottsche Avenue, Eustis, FL 32726   6:15 til 8:30 
(352) 357-0027  3 songs or 15 mins  Host Town Square. This is on First Fridays only, Is cancelled for Feb and March 2019 and starts up again in April 2019.

**Bay Street Brewery & Bistro
  108 North Bay Street  Eustis, FL
Open Mike
Every Friday at 6pm  Hosted by Dan


Juice 'N Java Live Open Mic75 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


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