Join Us 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
Sign up to play or come listen to talented local performers.
Admission is free. All are welcome.
Food and beverages available for purchase.
Open mic performers can perform one or two songs each depending upon the number of people that sign up to play and a featured act performs a 30-minute set midway through the evening. 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 Dates and Featured Performers
Friday, January 4 – Fiddlin’ Quinn and His Big Folks Band (duo)
Quinn and Chris Eastburn perform high-energy bluegrass. Quinn, age 13, will knock your socks off with jaw dropping fiddle solos. He is accompanied by his equally talented father, Chris, on guitar & vocals.
Friday, February 1 – Randall Kromm
Randall writes instantly memorable songs in a range of acoustic styles, conveying stories of family, love, loss, and the challenges of growing older with insight and wit. He has released five CDs.
Friday, March 1 – Alex Fam with Priscilla Bel
Alex is a spirited folk/soul singer, songwriter, fiddle & ukulele player known for her poignant lyrics, and captivating melodies. Alex will be joined by Priscilla Bel on harmonies and guitar.
Friday, April 5 – Gary Goldsmith
Gary’s blues-inspired music incorporates traditional, rock & Jazz influences. His songs range from humorous to introspective. His deep, resonant voice & elegant guitar playing are sure to impress.
Smile When You are on Stage
Smile 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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