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 Open Mic Night – Rooftop Rhythms x Southern Fried Poetry Open Mic Night - Friday, Jan 22
- 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 event will be streamed Facebook, YouTube, and here on our website. To be notified on event details and when the event starts head over to the Facebook event here and hit Going to RSVP.
For enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Presented with official support from US Embassy Abu Dhabi.