Rooftop Rhythms


WHEN January 19, 2022
8 PM WHERE Online WHO The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi Open to the Public

Speak your truth from the roof!

The Middle East’s longest-running open mic night stays virtual for the fall, with one special in-person event in November.

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, with opening and closing DJ sets by Jaysus Zain.

Season 10 lineup and 2021 dates:

  • Wednesday, September 29 — Virtual Season Opening / Open Mic Night
  • Slam Competition and Open Mic Night — February (date to be confirmed)
  • 10th Anniversary Show / Open Mic Night — March (date to be confirmed)
  • Grand Slam Finale Competition / Season Closing — May (date to be confirmed)

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