A Revolution of Words (Spoken Word Venues)

by Shannon Bowman

Spoken Word has quickly become an up and coming form of expression and art. It would be hard to find a single night where there isn't someone giving new life to their poerty in Hampton Roads.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if we missed any.

 

SPOKEN WORD

Chesapeake

 

 

45 Degrees Martini Lounge – Last Tuesday Open Mic
1400 Kempsville Rd | Chesapeake, VA
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45 Degrees showcases the best in live local talent and brings together a diverse community of local entertainment.

Hampton

 
  

Ethereal Cupcakes and Coffee Shoppe - Open-Mic
3150 Allainby Way | Hampton, VA
757-223-0300 | Online
 
Welcomes all to come share poetry, music and comedy in a warm atmosphere.
 
  
Queens Way Soul Café - Kickback at Queens Way
1144 Big Bethel Road | Hampton, VA
 
Live music, Spoken-word performances, Singers Comedians Art and more
  
 
Sweet Baby’s Restaurant - Flaming Mic Poetry Night
2710 N Armistead Ave | Hampton, VA
  
 
Voncile's Restaurant  - Open Mic
2000 West Mercury Blvd | Hampton, VA 23666
(757) 303-9764
 
A "positive and curseless verses" open mic for spoken word artists.Inspirational Spoken Word, Music & much more!
 
  

Newport News

 
Discover Teas - Poetry on the Square
2170 William Styron Square | Newport News, VA
(757) 320-4033 | Online
 
Come share your latest works of poetry and prose and participate in this celebration of the arts in our community.
 
  
 
Iron Street Productions - Open Mic
1008 J Clyde Morris Blvd | Newport News, VA
(757) 594-9711
 
Sing a song, tell a joke, recite poetry,  play an instrument, or simply rant.
 
  
 
The Xpression Hub Book Store - Free Your Mind Fridays
2005 Martin Luther King Way | Newport News, VA
(757) 643-3854
 
Various forms of creative expression and thought from books, documentaries, paraphernalia, spoken word,etc.
 
  

 

Norfolk

 
 
Gallery 410- Poetic License  Open-Mic Poetry/Features
3824 Granby St | Norfolk, VA
(757) 831-7125
  
 
The Venue on 35th
631 35th Street | Norfolk, VA 23508
(757)469.0337 | Online | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Performing artists take the stage and share their artistic expressions with others.
  

Virginia Beach

 
 
Aqua Lounge – Fuzzy Wednesday
4453 Bonney Rd. | Virginia Beach, VA
  
 
Halfmoon Music – Open Mic
305 16th St | Virignia Beach, VA
(757) 428-4072 | Online
 
  
 
Montego Caribbean Restaurant – Lyrically Spoken
544 Newtown Rd | Virginia Beach, VA
(757) 493-2950 | Online
 
Features Poets, Lyricists, & Singers with some spoken words of poetry and soulful chants, in a comfortable atmosphere.
 
  
 
Static Restaurant & Lounge – The Wet Poetry Spot
5266 Princess Anne Road | Virginia Beach, VA
757-326-6237
 
Features erotic poetry