Join Us

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.

Upcoming Feature Performers

TERRY KITCHEN  Friday,  February 6, 2013 

Terry Kitchen colorTerry Kitchen is an award-winning and prolific contemporary singer, songwriter, and performer (and now novelist!) For the past twenty years, Terry has performed on the national coffeehouse and folk festival circuits. His well-crafted songs are bursting with compassion, honesty and humor. He has released a whopping ten CDs of original music since the 1990s.

Along the way he has picked up a host of awards from prestigious songwriting competitions including Grand Prize in the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest, First Prize in the USA Songwriting Competition, and Runner Up in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest.  He has also been a finalist  at the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival songwriting competition

“One of New England’s finest songwriters”-The Boston Globe


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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