Spoken word done right
The Middle East’s longest-running open mic night goes virtual. Join leading and up-and-coming spoken word artists, poets, and musicians presenting original material. Experience culturally-diverse voices with a lineup that features open mic nights and poetry slams. Rooftop Rhythms is hosted by founder Dorian Paul Rogers.
“…The go-to open mic night for poets in Abu Dhabi” – Abu Dhabi World
Season 9 / 2021 Lineup and Dates:
- Virtual Slam Competition and Open Mic Night – Friday, Feb 26
- Virtual 9th Anniversary Show / Open Mic Night – Friday, Mar 26
- Virtual Open Mic Night – Friday, Apr 30
- Virtual Grand Slam Finale Competition / Season Closing – Friday, May 28
“A great night of poetry filled with passion…” – BBC
Co-presented with Rooftop Rhythms with official support of US Embassy Abu Dhabi.
Rooftop Rhythms and The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi are committed to providing a platform for locally based artists to share their original creative work in front of a supportive community. In an effort to foster local talent, we ask that all poets and musicians perform original material.
- Registration for the open mic list is on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up on the Rooftop Rhythms Group Page on Facebook .
This is a past event
Presented with official support from US Embassy Abu Dhabi.