Category Events - United States, San Jose (CA) About the Open Mic: FREE EVENT. Occurs on the 4th Tuesday of every month except December. Everyone is welcome! Audience and performers of all levels: beginner to professional: all are warmly received and encouraged. Finger picking nylon string styles (leave the Les Paul at home). Soloists and ensembles of any combination. 10 minutes maximum per performer, coordinated by a different guest host each month. Tropical juice and coffee provided by the SBGS. Fruit, cake and cookies are welcome: please bring enough to display and share. The host for our April 2018 Open Mic will be Scott Swink.