The Middle East’s longest-running open mic night goes virtual. Join leading and up-and-coming spoken word artists, poets, and musicians presenting original material. Experience culturally-diverse voices with a lineup that features open mic nights and poetry slams. Rooftop Rhythms is hosted by founder Dorian Paul Rogers and features the smooth sounds of DJ A.L.L.A.D.

Season 9 lineup and 2021 dates:

  • Friday, January 22 — Virtual Open Mic Night – Rooftop Rhythms x Southern Fried Poetry Open Mic Night
  • Friday, February 26 — Virtual Slam Competition and Open Mic Night
  • Friday, March 26 — Virtual 9th Anniversary Show, Open Mic Night
  • Friday, April 30 — Virtual Open Mic Night
  • Friday, May 28 — Virtual Grand Slam Finale Competition, Season Closing

Presented with official support from US Embassy Abu Dhabi.

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