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US and Canadian Poetry Open Mikes

Cai's Cafe

Blank Space On The Road (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Sundays at 4pm
420 Main St.
Metuchen, NJ

**Note: We are taking a Summer hiatus and will be off during the months of July and August 2018** New Location! We are now at Cai's Cafe, 420 Main St. Metuchen. Sundays, 4-6:30 p.m. All talent, all ages welcome; cover fee waived; bottles of wine, beverages and food also available for sale at Cai's.

Material should be family-friendly. We are a friendly, supportive bunch! Feel free to join us, even if it's a work-in-progress that you want to test out or practice in front of a live audience.

Sign-ups start at 4 p.m. Performances start around 4:30 p.m., depending on how many people have arrived.

Set length: 7-10 minutes for your first set. After everyone has performed, if time allows, we'll go back around again to do 7-10 minutes per person again.

After your first set, if you are performing as a member of another person's act, we will schedule a different act in-between so we can provide a variety mix of entertainment for our viewing audience.

Bright open performance & audience area, on-site PA system includes 1 powered speaker, mixer, 1 wired mic on mic stand, guitar cable, cable for streaming accompaniment from your device or our laptop with YouTube/internet connection for karaoke or lip sync.

Free parking on Sundays in downtown Metuchen.

Performers: You can sign up in advance at or just show up at 4 p.m. to add your name to the list (first come, first served).

We may take photos and videos of performers to post on our website, social media sites and promotional flyers, but let us know if you'd prefer that we don't record your performance.

Thanks! Looking forward to seeing you at one of our Open Mics hosted by Blank Space On The Road!

Questions? Call 908-866-6576


Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Sep 09

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