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Kevin P. Gilday is one of the UK's foremost spoken word artists.

Pay what you can/5$ at the door!

He is the winner of the StAnza Digital Slam, the Creative Stirling Slam, the Four Cities Slam, the Four Styles Slam and a four time Scottish National Slam finalist. He is the curator and co-host of Glasgow's spoken word cabaret Sonnet Youth and the presenter of Rhyming Optional, a dedicated Spoken Word podcast.

Kevin has performed all over the world including the BBC 6 Music Festival, Edinburgh Fringe, Toronto Fringe, Wickerman, Belladrum, Lingo (Dublin) and Glastonbury Festivals (on two occasions). He has supported artists such as Saul Williams, Sage Francis and George the Poet.

Kevin has published two pamphlets of his poetry - Notes From A Quarter-Life Crisis and The Man Who Loved Beer - as well as releasing four albums and four EPs of recorded material. His collaborative single with The Sea Kings, Glasgow Overture, received national radio play. His third pamphlet, Gigantic Lying Mouth, will be released later this year.

His writing has appeared in publications and websites around the world while his series of videos created for the BBC have been viewed by over a quarter of a million people.

Kevin will have merchandise available for purchase as well!

'A powerhouse poet at the top of his game'
Lingo Festival

'This was something special. There is a quiet, unusual talent burgeoning here...go and witness it for yourself'
Edinburgh Fringe Review

'A crafted quality worthy of great appreciation...the audience were absolutely held in the story throughout'
Glasgow Guardian

'His words struck home...it spoke to me in a manner no poetry had'
Zymbol Magazine

'His is an expert form of spoken word for everyman, with strong links to the world of storytelling, and comedy. The man himself is authentic, naturally funny, and effortless'
The Mumble
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Open Mic Featuring Kevin P. Gilday!

August 22, 2017, 7:00pm - August 22, 2017, 10:00pm

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It has been a while since we've had a feature or a slam. The individual Slams will be starting within a few weeks, but on Tuesday we have a great feature lined up. Below you can find their bio.

$5 at the door by donation. (Money goes toward supporting the Edmonton team and for paying our features.)

Feature Bio

Spillious (the Ridiculous One) is a Trans-feminine poetic creature from Vancouver Canada. They are sometimes loud, sometimes funny, sometimes poignant, and always brutally honest. They touch on what it is to be queer, Trans femme, a father and an educator all at the same time. Spillious is also a musician, father, high school music teacher, workshop facilitator and academic. They have been performing spoken word for over a decade and have been featured in venues all over Canada and in the US.
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Spillious (the Ridiculous One)

August 29, 2017, 7:00pm - August 29, 2017, 11:00pm

It has been a while since we've had a feature or a slam. The individual Slams will be starting within a few weeks, but on Tuesday we have a great feature lined up. Below you can find their bio. $5 at...

Spoken word and Poetry Slams Since 2009. Open Mic Poetry/ Poetry Slams every Tuesday February -December. Check calendar for Slam dates and Locations.