Do you love the smell of poetry in the evening? Well then you had best make it to Loud Poets Edinburgh: Slampocalypse now!
ARE WE READY TO SLAM?!
We are bringing you a brand new style of show for the next three months – 3 slams in Glasgow and 3 in Edinburgh (November, December and January). The 6 winners will go on to compete in a slam in February.
Each of the 6 winners wins a spot at Scottish Nationals. Nationals will take place on the 14th of January 2017. Our January slam winners will qualify for Nationals 2018.
All six winners will then compete against one another in February. What does the winner of the February slam win you ask?
A TRIP TO A EUROPEAN CITY TO PERFORM WITH LOUD POETS WHILE WE’RE OUT THERE (dates 26th May – 3rd June 2017).
THAT’S RIGHT. THIS IS THE BIG GAME.
What are the slam rules, you ask?
Prepare 3 pieces under 3 minutes. No paper or prompts. No intros. There will be three rounds. The final will have musical accompaniment so do be prepared!
HOW DO I SIGN UP? Simply post #IAmLoud in the event below!
Sign ups names will be drawn from a hat.
ENTRY: £4 ON THE DOOR. Free for slammers!
Loud Poets are a collective of musicians, poets, writers and artists based in Edinburgh known for tightly crafted events in Edinburgh and Glasgow where music, poignany and comedy hit the stage to prove poetry can be enjoyed by the masses.
“Throughout there’s a humour; poignancy and most of all a confidence which serves to inspire.” – The Scotsman
“This is an act not to be missed.” – Broadway Baby
“Loud Poets give me a reason to live.” – Phil Jupitus