Last Updated on Saturday, 04 May 2013 07:38
The Jam 'n Java Open Mic and Coffeehouse opens Fridays every month.
The latest set in the schedule features Oen Kennedy on Friday, May 3, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 594 Mass. Ave.
Join us at the Jam'n Java
Open Mic and Coffeehouse
Friday, May 3,
Sign up to play or come and listen to talented local performers. All are welcome. Food, beverages, and pastries available for purchase.
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
594 Mass. Ave.,
Admission is free!
Performer Signup Process
A typical evening provides an opportunity for about 12 to 14 acts to perform two songs each.For more information:
- Show up between 6:00 - 6:30 to sign up. Playing order will be randomly assigned with the first performer going on at 6:45.
- Anyone arriving after 6:30 will be added to the performer list in the order that they sign up.
- If there is not enough time for someone to perform, they will be guaranteed a slot the following month if they show up by 6:30.
Smile when you’re on stage!
Each month we are posting photos from thepast open mic on our Facebook page. We try to get them postedwithin a week of each open mic.
Join us on Facebook. Be part of our Facebook community. Share your thoughts and ideas. Keep up on whats happening in the acoustic open mic scene.“Like Us” if you like what you see.
Upcoming Jam’n Java Open Mic Dates and Featured Performers
May 3 Oen Kennedy- A charming songwriter & performer whose music is bold & hypnotizing at the same time.
Plus mini-set by Rich Eilbert
June 7 Aunt Mimi- Steve & Dermit (Aumt Mimi) are an up-tempo, guitar duo with great vocal harmonies.
Plus mini-set by Glen and De.
Listen to songs by upcoming and past featured performers.The Featured Performer section of our web site includes music samples ofmany of our upcoming and recent feature performersas well as information about where you can purchase their CDs.
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It takes a village to make our open mic happen. Well, at least a few dedicated people! If you would like to be a part ofthe Jam'n Java Open Mic,email us at:
. Please provide contact information and tell us a little about yourself.
May 3rd's feature performer, Oen Kennedy, is an award-winning singer-songwriter who has been writing songs since he was 10 years old. A prolific songwriter and sought after performer, he has released five CDs of original songs plus a childrens CD with Carrie Rowan.
According to Marilyn Rea Beyer of WUMB, “He’s musical, he’s subtle, he’s irresistible, and he has the innate sense of the innocent soul in every one of us. …his songs embrace the natural world with a gentle intelligence that is altogether unique.”
In addition to his career as a performing artist, Oen is a practicing music therapist and an avid bird watcher.
A mini-set will be performed by Rich Eilbert, a gifted songwriter and performer and host of the Lincoln Open Mic.
About the Jam'n Java Open Mic
The Jam’n Java Open Mic and Coffeehouse was established to provide a free, live music venue for the Arlington community and a supportive environment for area performers. Now in its third year, it was theinspiration of Stephanie Marlin-Curiel and is currently hosted by Mark Sandman, Joe Burns and Dianne Iannitelli.