• Motown Mic: The Spoken Word 2020 Semi-Finals

  • Fri, 08/07/2020 at 8:00 pm
  • Motown Museum
    2648 W Grand Blvd
    48208 Detroit
Motown Mic: The Spoken Word 2020 Semi-Finals - Motown Museum - Detroit

UPDATE: To safeguard against COVID-19 and the spread of the novel coronavirus, Motown Museum has postponed our MOTOWN MIC: The Spoken Word competition series until late summer/fall of 2020. The health and safety of our performance artists, attendees, staff and volunteers are our top priority and we will keep our community updated on the rescheduled dates as we continue to closely monitor the situation. Thank you for your interest and participation in this very important program. _______Calling all lyricists, poets and writers—our spoken word competition series, Motown Mic: The Spoken Word 2020, invites you to share your talents at Motown Museum for the chance to win $1,500!PERFORMER REGISTRATION: bookwhen.com/motownmicHeld every Friday, the event is open to the public and invites spoken word artists aged 16+ to perform original pieces that are clean (no profanity) and a maximum of 3 minutes long. There is no cost to compete, and poets must register online by 5 PM the day of the competition. · General admission: $10· Members and students: $5· Performers: FREETwo winners from each round will be chosen by a panel of judges to advance to the Grand Finale at the Garden Theater, where they will perform Motown-inspired pieces and compete for the grand prize which includes:· $1,500 cash· Publication on a literary broadside· Invitation to perform at various Museum events· The title of Motown Mic: Spoken Word Artist of the Year