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The Poet Will Be Televised

  • Silvana 300 West 116th Street New York, NY, 10026 United States (map)

Based in the principles of Rhythm And Poetry, The Poet WILL Be Televised is the BEST poetry jam session in New York City! All singers, spoken word artists, rappers, and musicians are welcome to perform but no tracks allowed!

"The Poet WILL Be Televised!" has been the BEST poetry jam session in New York since December 4, 2013. Since then, we've held it regularly on the second Wednesday of each month, growing steadily into what you see today!

Our esteemed host, hip-hop artist Baxter Words, has been with us since 2014 and brings laughter and rhymes as #TheUnNamedBand brings the beats! This month we will be joined by Singer/Songwriter Ni-Emah Bugg!

Suggested Donation: $5

Upcoming Dates: 
January 9
February 13
March 13
April 10
May 8
June 12 (showcase only)
July 10
August 14

To sign up for the open mic in advance: 

Follow us at @TheRECLife

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For The Poet Podcast:

Ni-Emah Bugg is a soulful singer/songwriter from the Bronx, NY. As a student of music, she has studied classical, jazz and is currently finding her way through the world of experimental soul music. She has graced the stage of some of New York City's hottest open mics and showcases. Her overall mission is to bring the soul and heal the soul.

Earlier Event: June 8
Later Event: June 15