Aislinn Rossi wins 2017 Summer Slam!

Congratulations to 2017 Summer Slam winner, Aislinn Rossi, and runner-up, Andrew Drake, closely followed by Caroline Reid. A hot night at Jive with all finalists on top of their game. Great work also from amazing musos, Waterpark with guest spoken word performances from Gemma Boyd, Wallis Prophet and Joseph Duigan.

 

Summer Slam Heat 5 winners!

After another killer heat at the fabulous Brick City Bar, we can safely say that winner, Jason Smith and runner-up, Kahtia Lontis will be joining the other 8 finalists for the 2017 Summer Slam Final at Jive on Friday night!

Big cheers to all the other competitors who made it such a great night: Steven Lord, John Sabine, Nigel Ford, Kelly Cusack, Buraq from Iraq, Hailey Nicholls, Keenan Drake, Abbey Nicholls, Aaron Furnell, Patrick Moses and Eugene Phoa. And of course, the audience and Brick Bar crew!

Here are a few pics from Heat 5.

Summer Slam Heat 4 winners!

It was hot on the floor, in the air, along the Mall, but nothing got close to the contestants on the night! Some great words, an excellent crowd, the usual Coffee Pot monster vibe, and huge cheers to winner, Ailsinn Rossi and, runner-up, Mike Hopkins. Both are off the Summer Slam Final Friday 10th February at Jive. Click here for details.

Congrats to Summer Slam Heat 1 winners!!

 

With an amazing turnout of performers and audience alike, Heat 1 of the 2017 Summer Slam went totally off the chart at Bibliotheca with Charlie Brooks at the helm.

Congrats to winner Sarah Jane Justice and runner-up Kayla Mason who just got in ahead of a bunch of other high-scoring poets. They will be off to the Summer Slam Final at Jive on 10th February.

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Heat 2 of the 2017 Summer Slam is on 20th January at the Salisbury Institute. Click here for details .