combined group image-5Join Us on the First Friday of Each Month for the Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Cafe
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA
(Arlington Center)


Sign up to play or come listen to talented local performers.
Admission is free. All are welcome.
Food and beverages available for purchase.

On a typical evening, 12 to 14 acts perform two songs each and a featured act performs a 30-minute set midway through the evening. For more information on playing at the Jam’n Java Open Mic:  Sign Up Information

Open mic performers range from individuals simply wishing to share their music with others to aspiring local performers looking for a venue to try out new material and polish their performance skills. Our featured acts showcase some of the finest local acoustic performers in the area.

Somebody’s Mother – October 2nd Featured Act

Somebodys Mother-2Somebody’s Mother sings contemporary folk and country songs from the pens of writers such as Nanci Griffith, Gillian Welch, and the Dixie Chicks, in three part harmony with guitar, bass, and mandolin.

Meg Candilore, Anne Goodwin, and Annette Sawyer never fail to please with their great song choices, tight vocals, entertaining style, and solid instrumental work.

Upcoming Featured Performers

November 6 – Mark Sandman is a seasoned singer, songwriter, guitarist and musical stylist who puts his own unique spin on an eclectic mix of original songs, Chicago influenced blues, and R&B classics.

December 4 – Cozy Sheridan has been called “one of the era’s finest and most thoughtful singer/songwriters” She has released 10 CDs and has performed everywhere from coffeehouses to Carnegie Hall.

Smile When You are on Stage

066Smile when you’re on stage!  Each month we are posting pictures of Jam’n Java Open Mic performers and featured acts  on our Facebook page!  From our Facebook page, click on Photos to see  our entire collection or select Albums to view photos from each open mic.  We will try to post  photos within a week of each open mic.  “Like Us” if you like what you see and want to be part of the conversation.

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