Poetry Events – Recurring

(A special thanks to the people at Four Chambers Magazine for helping collect and publish this list of Open Mic Nights!)

SUNDAY

INFUSE OPEN MIC (hosted by Jason Lalli) takes place the second Sunday of each month from 6:00pm to 9:00 pm at the Phoenix Center for the Arts (1202 N. 3rd St., Phoenix AZ 85004)

The ARIZONA CONSORTIUM FOR THE ARTS OPEN MIC (hosted by Kim “Max” White) takes place the fourth Sunday of each month from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at Dog Eared Pages (16428 N. 32nd St. Suite 111 Phoenix, AZ 85032).

MONDAY

OPEN MIC MONDAY (hosted by Robin Harts) takes place every Monday from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Zoan (4301 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix AZ 85013). Please note that, while Zoan is expressly LGBT friendly, it’s not exclusive, they’re friendly period, and everybody should go!

CULTIV8N CULTURE (hosted by Adam Beltracchi and Main Ke) takes place every Monday from 7:30pm to 9:30pm at Fair Trade Cafe (1020 N. 1st Ave., Phoenix AZ 85003)

The PINK SLIP OPEN MIC (hosted by Adam Beltracchi) usually takes place every Monday from 8:00 to 10:00pm at Lawn Gnome Books (905 N. 5th St., Phoenix AZ 85004) but it’s on summer break.

TUESDAY

THE SPEAK EASY (hosted by Aran Kelly and/or Reuben Martinez) takes place every Tuesday from 8:00pm to 1:00am at Hollywood Alley (2610 West Baseline Rd Mesa AZ 85202) and has jazz and dominoes (awesome) and, while they’re still going, please note they’re slowing down a little for the summer.

WORDS IN THE ALLEY (hosted by Tristan Marshall) takes place the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at Shot of Java (7003 N. 58th Ave., Glendale AZ 85301; now featuring features!).

PRACTICAL ART’S UPTOWN PEN (hosted by Jake Friedman) takes place the second Tuesday of each month from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at Practical Art (5070 N. Central Ave., Phoenix AZ 85012; now featuring features!)

WEDNESDAY

ASIDE OF HEART OPEN MIC takes places every Wednesday from 8:00pm to 10:00pm at Aside of Heart (901 N. 5th St., Phoenix AZ 85004).

YARNBALL OPEN MIC (hosted by Dan Hull) usually takes place every Wednesday from 8:00pm to 10:00pm at Lawn Gnome Books (905 N. 5th St., Phoenix AZ 85004), but it’s on summer break.

FREE ASSOCIATION POETRY (hosted by Shawnte Orion) takes place the second Wednesday of each month from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at Glendale Community College (6000 W. Olive Ave. Rm 104, Glendale AZ 85302; now featuring features!)

THURSDAY

The PHOENIX POETRY SLAM takes place every Thursday from 8:00pm to 10:00pm at Lawn Gnome Books (905 N. 5th St., Phoenix AZ 85004).

The MESA POETRY OPEN MIC (hosted by David Crummey) takes place the first and third Thursday of each month from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Lo Fi Coffee (105 W. Main St., Mesa AZ 85201).

FRIDAY

FIRST FRIDAY POETRY takes places the first Friday of each month from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Changing Hands (6428 S. McClintock Dr., Tempe AZ 85283).

CAFFEINE CORRIDOR (hosted by the holy trinity of Jack Evans, Shawnte Orion and Bill Campana) is one of the Valley’s longest-running and most well established open mics and takes place the second Friday of each month from 6:45pm to 9:00pm at 9 the Gallery (1229 W. Grand Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85007; now featuring features!).

ORGANIC: POETRY + MUSIC (hosted by Jules Dinehdeal) is experimental poetry noise that takes place the second Friday of each month at 9:23pm at the Firehouse (1015 N First Street Phoenix AZ 85004)

FIRESTAGE (hosted by Ernesto Moncada) takes place the third Friday of each month from 8:00pm to 10:00pm at the Firehouse (1015 N. 1st St., Phoenix AZ 85004).

SATURDAY

PHONETIC SPIT OPEN MIC (hosted by Tomas J. Stanton) takes place the third Saturday of each month from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at Burton Barr Public Library, 4th Floor (1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix AZ 85004) and, while focused on youth, is open to everybody!

Discussion

8 thoughts on “Poetry Events – Recurring

  1. I am new to the valley but not new to poetry… I am looking and looking for a place to listen perform and enjoy good people please tell me this isn’t it

    Posted by nbetweenmagazine | August 30, 2014, 2:32 pm
  2. can you email me an updated list please and thanks

    Posted by nbetweenmagazine | September 2, 2014, 9:22 pm
  3. Hi my name is Eddie & I was wondering if I could do Open Mic one of those Nights If there is a Spot available ? Please get back to me as soon as you can Thank you & have A good rest of your day

    Posted by eddie | November 3, 2015, 12:15 pm
  4. Is this list current?

    Posted by Carr Bear | December 24, 2015, 2:40 am

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