Ode at Oddest: Live Spoken Word, Music & Emcees – Free Event

Thursday 30th March 2017 - 8:00pm til 11:00pm

Ode hits the road for 2017 with a one off lyrical shindig at Oddest Bar Chorlton.

Mancunian mood maverick Mark Mace Smith renowned for his uncompromised incisiveness and wry perspectives delivered in tones so deep you can grow Trees on them! Mark is the Glastonbury Festival Poetry Slam Winner 2008, former BBC MediaCity Poet in Residence 2011 – 2015, and is soon to be inaugurated into the British Library Sound Archive as a ‘leading Black British Poet’.

Complimented by Nicole May who is is currently in Miami collecting street bards for her AndWhat TV Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/AndWhatTVSW Nicole promises to share poems of depth tenderness and power.

We are stoked that HMD has agreed to come and share his new EP W16NTER with our appreciative regulars. HMD AKA Hamdi latest release is picking up press plaudits and pining punters at pace. www.soundcloud.com/search?q=W16NTER

House band Ode:eep (Busha Mann, Jaydev Mistry, Andrew Kidd) rinsing original grooves and laying beds for poets to make lyrical love upon.

Add to this spicy poetry pot an open mic section with 1 performer being crowned Ode:mon by audience noise-ometer with a future extended guest slot and bespoke Ode T-Shirt on offer.

Mail info@ode.org.uk to grab a slot!

Ode is for those craving a creatively curated blend of spoken word, live literature, emcee culture and live music under the same roof.

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