Open Mic at American Fish Company

Up Your Arts is so excited to kick off a new Thursday evening Open Mic at American Fish Company beginning April 4, 2019, from 7-10 pm. Showcasing local musicians, our guest host schedule for the months of April and May is now complete (see below). Come on down to the Southport waterfront and enjoy the best music and the most awesome sunsets the area has to offer. Musicians of all ages, genres and skill levels are invited and encouraged to participate (bring only your instruments as a full back line will be provided). Sign up. Show up. Celebrate and enjoy.

April 4 Jeremy Truett (man, myth and legend) with special
appearance by The Lockwood River Band
April 11 Shawn Duncan from Dave’s Not Home
April 18 Michael Mitchem from Blindside
April 25 Richard D’Anjolell and Shelia Bell from Now Cat

May 2 John P. Rogers from Too Many Bands to Name
May 9 Ben White appearing with his band LunaSea
May 16 Randy Sadewater from Even More Bands than John
P. Rogers
May 23 Charlie Detorres with his band The Reflections
May 30 John Toppings from Bands without Number

A very special shout out also goes to Jill Brown, the founder of the Yacht Basin Eatery. For the previous five years her passion and vision helped establish the Thursday Night Open Mic tradition on the Southport Waterfront. Thanks for all you have brought to the Southport music community and our best wishes for you in your future endeavors!

Up Your Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2017 to support and enhance the creative and performing arts throughout the greater Southport area. Check out our Facebook page and our website,