songSLAM Chicago
Apr
14
6:00 PM18:00

songSLAM Chicago

The Sparks & Wiry Cries Chicago songSLAM is a unique competition for emerging composer/performer teams to premiere new art song in partnership with Fourth Coast  Ensemble. In the poetry-slam tradition, audience members vote on their favorite performances, and $2,000 in cash prizes are awarded.

Team registration for the Chicago songSLAM is now full and closed — thank you to all who applied! Teams will be announced ASAP!

Click here for detailed event information and competition rules.

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spevSLAM Slovenia
Mar
26
7:30 PM19:30

spevSLAM Slovenia

The Sparks & Wiry Cries spevSLAM Slovenia is a unique competition for emerging composer/performer teams to premiere new art song in Ljubljana, Slovenia. In the poetry-slam tradition, audience members vote on their favorite performances, and cash prizes are awarded.

Team registration for the Ljubljana songSLAM will be 10€ and will open at 6pm (GMT+1) on January 29th

All information, registration sign up and additional links for spevSLAM Slovenia can be found HERE at this website - especially made in Slovenian for the event!

 

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songSLAM NYC
Jan
17
8:00 PM20:00

songSLAM NYC

1st event of the 2019 songSLAM FESTIVAL

The flagship event for Sparks & Wiry Cries, the NYC songSLAM is a unique competition for emerging composer/performer teams to premiere new art song. In the poetry-slam tradition, audience members vote on their favorite performances, and $2,000 in cash prizes are awarded.

Team registration for the NYC songSLAM is FULL and now closed!  For complete NYC songSLAM rules please click here.  Tickets for the competition are $20 and have historically sold out early!

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songSLAM Toronto
Jan
16
6:30 PM18:30

songSLAM Toronto

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The Sparks & Wiry Cries Toronto songSLAM is a unique competition for emerging composer/performer teams to premiere new art song, in partnership with Women on the Verge.  In the poetry-slam tradition, audience members vote on their favorite performances, and $2,000 in cash prizes are awarded.

This is a FREE event with a cash bar!  Bring your friends!

Team registration for the Toronto songSLAM is now complete and FULL! Thank you for your interest!! Click here for detailed event information and competition rules.

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songSLAM Minneapolis
Jan
10
8:00 PM20:00

songSLAM Minneapolis

The Sparks & Wiry Cries Minneapolis songSLAM is a unique competition for emerging composer/performer teams to premiere new art song, in partnership with Source Song Festival. In the poetry-slam tradition, audience members vote on their favorite performances, and $900 in cash prizes are awarded.

Team registration for the Minneapolis songSLAM is $15 and will begin HERE (click the link!) at 5 pm (CST) on Friday, November 16th. 

Click here for detailed event information and competition rules. 

To purchase tickets for the event, click here.  

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songSLAM Ann Arbor
Oct
30
8:00 PM20:00

songSLAM Ann Arbor

The Sparks & Wiry Cries songSLAM is a unique competition for emerging composer/performer teams to premiere new art song, in partnership with the Kerrytown Concert House, and Mc’d by Kathleen Kelly. In the poetry-slam tradition, audience members vote on their favorite performances, and $2,000 in cash prizes are awarded.

Team registration for the Ann Arbor songSLAM is $15 and will open HERE (Click the link!) at 6 pm on Monday, September 10th.   To purchase tickets for the event, click here.

Click here for detailed event information and competition rules.

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