Here are some poetry venues I frequent.


Boston Poetry Slam at the Cantab Lounge

  • Where: 738 Mass Ave. Cambridge, MA
  • When: Every Wednesday Night
  • 7:15 pm Open Mic Sign Up
  • 8:00 Open Mic
  • Feature
  • Poetry Slam
  • 18 plus. $3 cover charge.


Night Slam

  • Where: Little Theater at the Buckley Performing Arts Center in the Fine Arts building at Massasoit Community College, 1 Massasoit Blvd. Brockton, MA
  • When: Every Second Thursday of the month (except as noted)
  • 6:00 pm Doors
  • 6:30 – 8:00 Poetry Open Mic
  • 8:15 – 9:15 Poetry Slam

Brockton Poetry Series

  • Where: Fuller Craft Musuem 455 Oak St. Brockton, MA
  • When: Third Saturday of the month
  • Noon to 2:00 p.m FREE Poetry Workshop
  • 1:30 – 2:00 Open Mic Sign Up
  • 2:15 – 3:15 Open Mic
  • 3:30 – 4:30 Features
  • No cover charge, but there is a Pass The Hat for the feature.

This open mic is part of the non-profit organization Brockton Arts.  To hear more about upcoming Open Mics and other events, visit their website, or follow Brockton Arts on Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr.


Poetry @ The Main Street Cafe (CLOSED until further notice)

  • Where: 122 North Main St. Easton, MA
  • When: Fourth Wednesday Evening of the month
  • 6:30 Open Mic Sign Up
  • 7:00 Open Mic
  • 8:00 Feature
  • Pass The Hat for the feature & participants are asked to buy at least one food or drink item.


POETRY: The Art Of Words

From PTAOW site:

POETRY:The Art Of Words was founded by the late Mike Amado and Jack Scully in April of 2008. The program brings a feature musician,a feature poet and an open-mic program  to  Plymouth each month at The Plymouth Guild for the Arts, 11 North St, Plymouth, MA [except July and August] It is held on the 2nd Sunday of each month beging at 12:00 noon [except May,1st Sunday] Each September they hold a Poetry Showcase at the annual Plymouth Juried Art Show usually on the 1st Saturday of the show.


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