Hours: Tues-Fri, 2-7pm | Sat, 11-7pm | Sun, 12-4pm
Join us Friday, February 9th from 7-10pm for the poetry and open mic night event of the Hygienic XXXIX Festival! The Poets Cafe will spotlight one featured poet then open the floor for the audience to take the mic. Poets, singer-songwriters, MCs and anyone who appreciates the art of the spoken word are encouraged to perform.
Doors will open at 7pm for cocktail hour and open-mic sign up (space is limited so arrive early to sign-up). Appetizers will be provided by Fatboy's Kitchen and Bar. Music will be provided by DJ Prime! At 8pm the event will start, hosted by comedian Nika Domingo. Hartford Native, Shanell Sharpe to rock the mic with an impactful performance. Shanell is a dynamic poet and rapper who is going to bring the heat with her lyrical prowess so be ready to feel the vibes.
The open mic will start at 9pm. Each performer is limited to 4 minutes at the mic so bring the fire.
Get down, sign up, and show us what you got!
Location | 79 Bank Street, New London
Cocktail Hour & Open Mic Sign-up | 7pm - 8pm
Featured Poet, Shanelle Sharpe | 8:00-8:45pm
Open Mic | 9:00pm
Hosted by Nika Domingo, and music by DJ Prime | Event coordinated by Juanita Austin
Admission: All ages welcome** | $5 suggested donation (portion of proceeds will benefit the Arm Your Voice Poetry Series)
**Please note that our poetry events are uncensored