Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge

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The core Boston Poetry Slam show runs at the Cantab Lounge in Cambridge, Mass. every Wednesday night, beginning with an open mic, closing with a poetry slam, and frequently featuring a headlining poet. Additionally, the Boston Poetry Slam frequently produces outside shows at other coffeehouses, bars, theaters, and schools across New England. The organization hosted the National Poetry Slam in 1992, 2011, and 2013, and has selected and sent a team to every NPS since 1991.

Please see our website at for all the most up-to-date information, including our feature schedule, slam rules, and special events.


Venue Name: 
Cantab Lounge
Venue Address: 
738 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States
Door Price: 
$3 (special events $5)


Show Dates: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday .
8:00 pm