The poetry slam thrives in Albany! Come on out and slam or check out some of the amazing poet-performer-MCs that make up the Albany slam community.
Come out and join us for the next installment of the Nitty Gritty Slam at Valentines on Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Sign up begins at 7:00PM, open mic starts at 7:30PM, and the slam starts at 8:00PM.
Admission is $5.00 ($3.00 with student ID)
NITTY GRITTY SLAM takes place at Valentines (17 New Scotland Ave.) on the first and third Tuesday’s of each and every month.
At the last slam, NGS #8,Kevin Peterson came in first, for the second time in a row, with PV and Shannon “In The Money” Shoemaker right on his heels.
Urban Guerilla Theatre, Albany Poets, and The Frequency North Reading Series are bringing slam back to Albany with the NITTY GRITTY SLAM twice a month at Valentines hosted by Dain Brammage and Mojavi.
NITTY GRITTY SLAM is registered with PSI (Poetry Slam Inc.) and we are already making plans for the National Events: IWPS 2012 and NPS 2013.
If you are not into slam, but want to get on stage and share your work, we do have an open mic for poetry and spoken word before the slam starting at 7:30PM.
Sign up begins at 7:00PM, open mic starts at 7:30PM, and the slam starts at 8:00PM.
More information and full scoring results can be found at http://nittygrittyslam.com/ and https://hvwg.org/