GOT BARz?? Slam Barz is a supportive citywide event for young emerging urban lyricists and rappers (aged 14 to 21) to come and show their skills through an open mic or by competing in a SLAM BARz 2017 challenge.
Hip hop, grime, old school, lyrical word play, all styles welcome. We’re looking for creativity, and inventiveness for the slam finale in Oct, not just spraying barz!
All welcome | no discrimination| no haters | good vibes | supportive atmosphere.
THE WARM UP – 24th August 2017
OPEN MIC | SLAM HEATS | CLASHES
Do you have what it takes to go through to this October’s finale to complete in one (or more) of the Slam Barz challenges??
You can turn up and put your name down on the night but to GUARANTEE an open mic, or slam heats slot, contact us via: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, age and which you’re interested in.
Guest performances: GMF, Northside Media, Scumfam, Tendayi, Otis Mensah
Host: Dominic Heslop, AKA The Devoted1 (Road Runner) Slam Barz Founder
Slam challenges for 28th Oct final: announced after The Warm Up
Link to flyer for this event
THE FINALE Saturday 28th October 2017 – Supported by Off the Shelf Festival of Words
OPEN MIC | SLAM FINALS | CLASHES
Judges and artists – to be announced
Slam prizes: Vouchers / Studio time / music industry support
Slam challenges (announced after The Warm Up): themed barz | topics | instrumentals| battles
SLAM BARz comes to you courtesy of young spoken word artist, Dominic Heslop, AKA The Devoted1 (Road Runner), working in partnership with Hive South Yorkshire with much appreciated support from Off the Shelf Festival of Words, Sheffield Hallam University Faculty of Development & Society and Northside Media.
Supported by Off the Shelf Festival of Words, Sheffield Hallam University Faculty of Development & Society, Sheffield Futures & Northside Media