Summer Slam 2020 won by Kathy Parker!

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Congratulations to Kathy Parker for taking out the 2020 Summer Slam, with Matthew Neild and Rubina in second and third places! 

Well done to all the poets who dared to step up over the summer and share their words. 

Thank you to the venues for their support – State Library of South Australia, Broadcast Bar, Southwark Hotel, Libertine by Louis, and Jive

A big thank you to Wakefield Press for their continued support and prizes, to ACW wrestling for the great images, to the punters who came along to hear the poets and eat the chocolates.

Thank you to Eve Harris for the music.

And thanks to all our volunteers: Mel, Matt, Ian, Kerryn and Michael.

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Summer Slam 2020 Final at Jive

After four heats we are ready for our Summer Slam 2020 final.  And this year we have three wildcards! Two rounds of poetry to find our Summer Slam 2020 winner plus up and comer Eve Harris to provide the musical entertainment.  All this for just $10!

Jive
181 Hindley Street West, Adelaide

Saturday, 8th February, 2020.
Doors open 6:30pm.  

Heat 1 – Don Brice (W) Terry Anne Jones (R/U)
Heat 2 – Kathy Parker (W) Tracey O’Callaghan (R/U)
Heat 3 – Thomas Pellen (W) Sarah Pearce (R/U)
Heat 4 – Bruce Greenhalgh (W) Avalanche (R/U)
Wildcards – Tom Cassidy, Rubina, Matthew Neild

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Summer Slam 20 details

Heat 1 Saturday 4th January, 6:30pm sign-in
State Library of SA, Institute Building, North Terrace, Adelaide

Heat 2 Sunday 12th January, 6:30pm sign-in
Broadcast Bar, 66A Grote Street, Adelaide

Heat 3 Saturday 18th January, 6:30pm sign-in
Southwark Hotel, 77 Port Road, Adelaide

Heat 4 Saturday 1st February, 6:30pm sign-in
The Libertine By Louis, 137 Magill Road, Stepney

FINAL Saturday 8th February, 7:00pm
Jive Nightclub, 181 Hindley Street, Adelaide

Click here to download and read the rules.

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Summer Slam 19 – The Final

The Big Night is nearly upon us… the Grand Finale of Summer Slam 19, featuring the winners of the 4 heats plus some wild-card surprises.

2018 SA Poetry Slam winner, Sarah Jane Justice will be our special guest poet.

The heats have seen some top-shelf performances, so you can be sure the final will be hot!

Saturday 9th February
7:00pm

Jive Night Club
181 Hindley St, Adelaide

$10

Click here for more details.

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Summer Slam 19 Heat 3 Wins in Double Time

Heat 3 runner-up Riley Kamp and winner Tracey O’Callgahan

Another night of top-shelf spoken word for Heat 3 of the Summer Slam 19 at the Southwark Hotel!

Congrats to winner, Tracey O’Callaghan and runner-up, Riley Kamp, along with all the contestants who battled it out through two quality rounds.

Tracey and Riley are now off the to Summer Slam 19 Final at Jive on 9th February. Click here for details.

You still have one more chance to join them: Heat 4 at The Kingshead Hotel, Thursday 31st January… Click here for details and rules.

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