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combined group image-5First 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 can 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.

November 7th, Feature Act: Aunt Mimi

Aunt-Mimi-webAunt Mimi (Steven Malatesta and Dermot Whittaker) are an audience pleasing duo that combines tight harmonies, varied guitar arrangements, and a wide range of styles in a way that keeps audiences listening and anticipating the next tune.

Their huge repertoire includes American rock ballads, British pop, folk, and country songs from the present day and going back to the 1950’s. They sing favorites as well as lesser known gems by artists as diverse as, Guster, the Everly Brothers, Counting Crows, Gillian Welch, Elvis Costello, Gordon Lightfoot, the Jayhawks, and, the Beatles.

Upcoming Feature Performers

RICH EILBERT December 5, 2114

MARK SANDMAN January 2, 2015

TERRY KITCHEN February 6, 2015


Learn more about our upcoming and past featured performers. The featured performers section of our web site includes information about performers, music samples, links to their websites as well as information about where you can purchase their CDs

Smile When You are on Stage

IMG_4350Smile 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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