Jonah Comstock is a poet, singer-songwriter, and journalist operating out of Boston, Massachusetts. In his poetry, he strives to inject the mundane with a sense of whimsy, using both formal and free verse means to do so. He’s a regular contributor to the Brighton Word Factory, has been a member of the Cantab scene for more than three years and has featured at the Encyclopedia Show Somerville, Stone Soup, It Just Got Weirdo, and Grandma’s Basement Mixtape. His band, Pirate Not Included— consisting of Jonah and wombmate/fellow Cantab regular Nathan Comstock— performs occasional shows around Boston.
Note that tonight’s open poetry slam is a speed slam 3-, 2-, and 1-minute rounds. Slam winners qualify for the 2016 World Qualifier.
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 feature performs at approximately 10:00. An open speed slam in the 8×8 series will follow. The show is 18+ (ID required) and the cover charge is $3.