Cantab Slam for Wednesday, January 30, 2019: Joy Slam

The Boston Poetry Slam kicks off the 2019 slam season with a much-needed slam on the theme of Joy! Poets are asked to bring their most joy-focused poems to the stage in a celebration of warmth during these dark days of winter.

Slam format and cash prizes are contingent on the number of advance sign-ups, but folks may expect standard slam rules to apply. To sign up for the slam and get format updates, please email slammaster@bostonpoetryslam.com.

Judges are also invited to offer their services in advance in return for free admission; please email slammaster@bostonpoetryslam.com. No experience is necessary, or even desired.

This show in our weekly Wednesday series takes place at the Cantab Lounge, 738 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge. Doors for the show open at 7:15. The open mic begins at 8:00 and the the slam will follow at approximately 10:00. The show is 18+ (ID required) and the cover charge is $3.