You Are More Than Welcome To Perform
Our open mic list is available only at the event and can be signed from 7pm – 8pm Tuesdays and 6pm - 7pm on Saturdays. The list is closed at the start of each set and all performers meet backstage at 7;40PM Tuesdays and 6:45PM Saturdays. Any Performer, not there in that meeting to get important info pertaining to that night, is likely not able to perform. Admission is $5 for poets until list is closed or until list is full for the night
You have to meet the age requirement to be in the building, which is 21 yrs old before 9pm. This is perfect for performers 21 and up, because our event starts at 8pm and performers should arrive between 7pm and 8pm. *On the other hand, no one under the age 25 will be permitted into the building after 9pm.
MEDIA USE DISCLAIMER
When signing the list, you are also agreeing to have your image or video recording of your performance used in advertising of the event and or broadcasts on one of our streaming platforms. If your performance is used in any way by us, you are entitled to a copy of your performance for any use at your discretion.
We do not allow any other types of performances, other than spoken word & story telling unless, contracted to do so by the tour nation as a featured or special performance such as, comedy, hiphop, R&B, acting, dance and more.
We ask that performers select poems, that are no longer than 3-4 minutes. Yes, the host will stop you.
No introductions to the performance or promoting of any products, services, or events that occur at other venues on any date. No poems or expression that attacks any one’s devout commitment to God, life/gender preferences and/or community.
WE DON’T SNAP, WE APPLAUD AND CLAP
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