Cafe Lift December Open Mic + Canvas

December 11, 2019 - 8:00 pm

San Jose

Join us on Wednesday 12/11 for a night of awesome live music and art at Cafe Lift’s December Open Mic & Canvas night! We will also be having a Christmas party, so come dressed in your ugliest Christmas sweater for a chance to win a festive prize!

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, we keep some performance slots open for walk-ins. 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 Daniel Rogers spoken word
Jolo Singer-Songwriter
Paul Ponte Vocal/Guitar
Nick Olivares Karaoke
Juan Shen Singing