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Southern Fried Poetry Festival: Preliminaries

  • Dates: June 5, 2019 - June 7, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Volta Space
  • Address: 116 Person Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301
  • Time: Bout - 7:00 p.m.; Bout - 9:00 p.m.
  • Price: Free
  • (334) 332-5598
  • Overview

    Our PLACE presents the 27th Annual Southern Fried Poetry Festival, in partnership with the Cumberland County Tourism Development Authority and The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County.

    Fayetteville, are you ready for an amazing poetry slam competition? Head to Volta Space for high-energy, thought-provoking, and impactful spoken word, performed by poets hailing from all over the country. Each night includes a 7:00 p.m. bout featuring four teams and a 9:00 p.m. bout featuring four other teams.

    Do you want to know the best part? It's all FREE to the public! This festival is history in the making and one you do not want to miss a moment of.

    Multiple other festival events will be held at different venues around Downtown Fayetteville from Tuesday, June 4th, through Saturday, June 8th. Refer to our calendar or to @ourplacenpo for all those events open to the public.

    Photo Credit: Our P.L.A.C.E.