Kelly Cusack at Spoke N Slurred

Sunday 29th April 2018
5:30 – 9:30pm

Brick City Bar
73 Grenfell Street, Adelaide

Kelly Cusack has been smashing on the Paroxysm mic for events such as The Adelaide Fringe and album tributes. Now the time has come for her own feature spot at Spoke N Slurred. Click here to see Kelly in action on our YouTube channel at the Guns N’ Roses, Appetite For Destruction tribute.

Drinks special to be announced!

Cheap booze
Kick arse raffle prizes
FREE entry
Open mic

Click here for the facebook event.

Guns N Roses tribute gig video

In case you missed the massive Gun N Roses “Appetite for Destruction” Tribute Gig last year, here are the highlights in glorious HD video!!

Featuring: Kelly Cusack, Khail Jureidini, Kami, Hayden Maddigan, Matthew Smith and Em Wyatt; organised and emceed by Kerryn Tredrea

Wanling Liu at Spoke N Slurred

Brick City Bar
73 Grenfell St, Adelaide
Sunday 25th March 2018
5:30pm – 9:30pm

Wanling ‘Chest Berries’ Liu is a fairly recent arrival on the spoken word scene. But she has already more than made her mark, through slams and open mics including a recent placing in the 2018 Summer Slam. It is well time for her first guest spot at Spoke N Slurred.

Drinks special to be announced!

Cheap booze
Kick arse raffle prizes
FREE entry
Open mic

Click here for the Facebook event.

Paroxysm Tops it Off! Poet Edition

Paroxysm Press continues the tradition of paying tribute to the masterpieces of the past with a very biased list of the best poets of all time. A stellar line up of spoken word artists will guide you as you learn about the master lyricists of the past through the mouths of the current poets and dreamers in a unique and inspirational way. Whether you know the poets or not be prepared to be entertained, educated and swept away.

Art making art all over again.

Sunday, 25th February 2018
5:00pm
Broadcast Bar
66a Grote St, Adelaide
All Tickets $10

The Playlist

walt whitman – peach klimkiewicz & liam grant
william blake – matthew r davis
charles bukowski – nico
e.e. cummings – liam honan
emily dickinson – kelly cusack
diane di prima – ashlee karlar
maya angelou – nikki baumann
sylvia plath – alison bennett
peter porter – emily wyatt
allan ginsberg – hayden madigan
judith wright – alison flett

Click here for Fringe event info.

 

Paroxysm Tops it Off! Novel Edition

Paroxysm Press continues the tradition of paying tribute to the masterpieces of the past with a very biased list of the best novels of all time. A stellar line up of spoken word artists will guide you as you learn about the classics through the mouths of the poets and the dreamers in a unique and inspirational way. Whether you have read the books or not be prepared to be entertained, educated and swept away.

Art making art all over again.

Sunday, 18th February 2018
5:00pm
Broadcast Bar
66a Grote St, Adelaide
All Tickets $10

The Playlist

on the road – heather mcginn
moby dick – ian gibbins
wuthering heights – sarah pearce
lord of the flies – avalanche
carrie – chloe black
crime & punishment – heather taylor-johnson
the great gatsby – annie fox
the chant of jimmy blacksmith – matthew r davis
the god of small things – liam honan
animal farm – tanner muller
cloud street – tracey korsten
fear & loathing in las vegas – khail juredini

Click here for Fringe event info.

 

PAROXYSM TOPS IT OFF! Adelaide Fringe festival 2018

For the 2018 Adelaide Fringe Festival, we’re paying spoken word tribute to the things that matter to you. Making a very Paroxysm list of the top 12 (or so) we have gathered a stellar line up of Australian talent to interpret the…

Sunday 18/2 TOP NOVELS OF ALL TIME

Sunday 25/2 TOP POETS OF ALL TIME

Sunday 4/3 TOP HORROR MOVIES OF ALL TIME.

Limited open mike (60 sec) – must be to theme.

Gate 1 @ Tuxedo Cat,
Broadcast Bar,
66A Grote St, Adelaide

Click here for event details and tickets.

Chiara Gabrielli at Spoke n Slurred

Sunday 28th January 2018
5:30 – 9:30

Brick City Bar
73 Grenfell Street Adelaide

 

While Chiara Gabrielli has performed at some big Paroxysm Press events including a Neil Hamburger supporting spot and at ‘Too Stubborn To Die’ this is her first time as feature at Spoke n Slurred. But many of you would know her better from her various kick arse performances in poetry slams including runner up for S.A. at the 2017 Australian Poetry Slam that saw her competing at the national final in the Sydney Opera House.

Drinks special to be announced!

Cheap booze
Kick arse raffle prizes
FREE entry
Open mic

Click here for more details.

Click here for Facebook event.

 

Paroxysm Poetry Preload – NYE Spoke n Slurred

Need to preload on cheap drinks for your New Years?

Can’t be fucked putting on a party?

Just can’t get enough dodgy poetry in your life?

Well… we have the answer… an all open mic, seat of the pants spoken word gig. And yeah we know it’s last minute and we didn’t think we were gonna. But fuck it hey?

New Year’s Eve, 31st December
Brick City Bar
73 Grenfell Street, Adelaide
5:30pm – ???

FREE entry / Cheap drinks / Book raffle / Open mic.

Link to Facebook event here.

 

SOUTHWARK SLAB SLAM!

Welcome to the SOUTHWARK SLAB SLAM!

A chill, easy going, (not to be take too seriously) poetry slam at a great old pub.

Friday December 15th from 7pm until 10.00pm (sign up at 7.30).

The Southwark Hotel. 77 Port Road Thebarton (A FREE tram ride from the city).

First prize consists of a slab of beer, $50 and a copy of two Paroxysm Press books; ‘Signals’ by Michael Hier and ‘American Blowjob’ by Teri Louise Kelly.

And while it is ‘winner takes all’ EVERY entrant gets a FREE copy of the book ‘American Blowjob’.

It’s a FREE entry event and it is FREE to compete in the slam. There will be a book raffle run on the day.

All the rules are the same for the Australian Poetry Slam except for the following:

A three minute time limit (rather than two).
You can use material previously performed in another slam.
You can use props (but not play musical instruments).

www.australianpoetryslam.com/rules/

AND meals at the Southwark can be ordered until 8pm.


paroxysm: (n) a sudden strong feeling or expression of an emotion that cannot be controlled

Paroxysm Press: (n) Australian publisher of the extreme and unusual