WORDS Hip Hop & Poetry Showcase & Open Mic

TONIGHT --> Very cool Hip-Hop Showcase down in Loisaida (Lower East Side) NYC at the famed Nuyorican Poets Cafe. This venue draws the best and brightest lyrical talent NYC has to offer backed up by an amazing Live Band comprised of Daniel Haedicke (guitar), Justin Haffner (bass) and Doron Lev (drums). Resident Dj Boo on the ones-and-twos.


WORDS Hip Hop & Poetry Showcase & Open Mic

Third Saturday of Every Month
10pm> $10 w/ flyer, $12 w/out

WORDS was created by Rocky LaMontagne & Bobbito the Barber to give young up-and-coming poets & emcees the opportunity to showcase their work to an audience of their peers. This showcase and open mic has featured Company Flow, Canibus, Mos Def, M.C. Search, Willie Perdomo, Reg E. Gaines, Danny Hoch, Saul Williams, muMS the schemer, and Suheir Hammad, among others. The open mic gives artists a space where they can showcase and work on new material. It also gives new artists a chance to perform in front of an audience. WORDS! is hosted by WiseGuy & Gaston and is brought to you the third saturday of every month.
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We are located in the heart of Manhattan's beautiful East Village, on East 3rd Street, between Avenues B and C. (Number 236 to be exact). We're also a NYC legend, so if you get misplaced in the neighborhood somehow, just ask someone!

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