Cafe Lift October Open Mic + Canvas

October 9, 2019 - 8:00 pm

San Jose

Join us on Wednesday 10/9 for a night of awesome live music and art at Cafe Lift’s October Open Mic & Canvas night! This month, we will be having a fabulous and fantastical costume contest, so come dressed up in your best disguise!

Come play music, read poetry, perform spoken word, and paint on our open canvas! Or just kick back with us and enjoy quality espresso drinks, coffees, and teas!

Get ahead of the crowd! Sign up for performance slots in advance online! Artists who sign up online will have the opportunity to have their social media and upcoming shows promoted at Cafe Lift. Don’t worry if you miss the online sign-ups, you will still be able to sign up on the day of. See below for sign-up form.

If you’re planning on performing, be sure to sign up online or get here early before the list fills up! Doors open at 7:45 PM and sign-ups start at 8 PM. Performance slots are ten minutes long and 2 songs maximum.


Cafe Lift is an open mic and canvas held every 2nd Wednesday of the month in South San Jose. Our goal is to connect the music, art, and coffee community by offering an uplifting and friendly environmentCafe Lift is a safe space for expression, so please be respectful to all performers and guests. We are an outreach ministry of Gateway City Church that aims to see love transform lives by creating friendships, cultivating talent, and building up believers.

Timeslot Performer's Name Performance Type
8:15 PM Nico Biala Acoustic original songs
Dave Kuo Guitar, Looper, vocals
Andy Bru Guitar
Lilody Original songs: acoustic
Sky Birchmier Singer-songwriter