Che’s Lounge hosts an eclectic Poetry and Music Jam on Monday, August 4. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and features the Hot Words Collective — Justen Ahren (Jen Brown’s Brother), Samantha Barrow, Linda Black, Richard C. Skidmore, Michael West and Ben Williams.

Also appearing will be Duke McVinnie of Shivaree (Goodnight Moon on the Kill Bill Vol. 2 soundtrack; see and Bradford Reed on the pencilina and Jane on cello. What’s a pencilina? Find out at Che’s Lounge on Main street in Vineyard Haven. Tickets are $8 at the door. For details, call Michael at 1-774-563-1231.