THE BEST SLAM POETRY SHOW OF THE YEAR IS HERE!!! THE 2017 GRAND SLAM FINALS AND 14TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW (April 6th, 2017 at Hawaiian Brian's)...
Get ready to witness the 12 best poets from the 2016-2017 HawaiiSlam season performing their strongest pieces in a three-round elimination match to determine the members of the 2017 HawaiiSlam team. Proceeds from this 14th anniversary fundraiser will go towards sending the team to the National Poetry Slam in Denver, CO.
The special feature for the show is Shawn William, a seasoned performer who has shared stages with Mos Def, KRS-1, Jill Scott, Common, Goapele, Talib Kweli, and many others. He has featured at venues such as the NBA All Star Game, Carnegie Hall, TV One's Verses and Flow, the Apollo Theater, B.E.T.’s Lyric Lounge (Puerto Rico), and The Essence Music Festival. The evening will be hosted by Kealoha with DJ Toki (Sisters in Sound).
Tickets are $15. Those who buy tickets ahead of time will be given priority in the line. All those who buy at the door will come in after everyone else who already has tickets, so get yours now!! Tickets can be bought at the following locations:
ALA MOANA AREA: - Hawaiian Brian's (1680 Kapiolani Boulevard), phone: (808) 946-1343. Tickets are sold at the bar in the main pool room. There is a 15-minute free grace period for parking in the Hawaiian Brian’s parking structure.
WARD/KAKA`AKO AREA: - Idea's Music and Books (670 Auahi St. #A-6), phone: (808) 545-5002.
UNIVERSITY AREA: - UH Campus Center Ticket Desk (UH Manoa), phone: (808) 956-7236
PHONE OR INTERNET: - Internet purchase with a major credit card through paypal's "buy now" buttons located above or below this text. Note that phone and internet orders will be held for you at the door. If you're buying tickets for people other than yourself, you can email us at info@HawaiiSlam.com at least one day before the show to specify who to hold the tickets under (you can specify various names -- useful if your group plans to arrive at different times). If you are having difficulties with purchasing via paypal, give us a call at (808) 387-9664 and we'll help you out. Please note that Phone and Internet purchases will not be available on the day of the show!
All tickets are non-refundable unless the show is canceled. Get ready for the best slam poetry event of the year!!
Details for the show are as follows: April 6th, 2017 LOCATION: Hawaiian Brian's (Crossroads concert hall) 1680 Kapiolani Boulevard (2nd Floor above 24 Hour Fitness) Honolulu, HI 96814 Doors open at 7:30pm Show starts at 8:30pm $15 Fundraiser All Ages
HawaiiSlam has official 501(c)(3) non-profit status through Poetry Slam Inc. If you are interested in making a tax deductible contribution to help our cause, please contact us and we will walk you through the very simple process.