NYC MUSIC, POETRY, SPOKEN WORD, COMEDY – New York City Open Mics, Feature Showcases, Off Broadway Performances & Workshops
Founded and produced by longtime New York City journalist and former Village Voice columnist Mike Geffner, The Inspired Word is the hottest open mic/indie performance series (spoken word, poetry, comedy, music, storytelling) in the country, happening every week in NYC.
A journalist for over 30 years, an event producer for over 10 years, as well as a marketing professional and workshop host, Mike is available for private coaching about writing, event producing, and marketing & promotions. Please feel free to email him @ Mike.Geffner@gmail.com for more info and rates.
Our In-Person NYC Venues/Regular Shows (indefinitely on hold during Covid lockdown):
The Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston Street, East Village, Manhattan, NYC – Open Mic & Showcase EVERY MONDAY night (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-11pm. AGE LIMIT: 21+. Buy tickets via http://nycmondayopenmic.eventbrite.com; Open Mic & Showcase EVERY TUESDAY night (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-11pm. AGE LIMIT: 21+. Buy tickets via https://nyctuesdayopenmic.eventbrite.com
Triad Theater (Off Broadway) 158 West 72nd St, New York, NYC No Age Restrictions Saturday Night, Sept. 18, 9:30PM – featuring singer/songwriter/guitarist Ian Bamberger, rapper Boy Pierce, musician/poet Justin Gratta, and poet/spoken word artist Leah V.
**ON HOLD**NYC Voices: A Poetry, Prose, and Spoken Word Experience. Venue: The Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston Street, East Village, Manhattan. Every last Wednesday of the month, 7-11pm. 21+ age limit. Buy tickets via https://newyorkcityvoices.eventbrite.com