Tampa's most beautiful crowd and the city's most dynamic spoken word talent converge for a night of sophisticated fun, laughter and thought provoking entertainment!
The December 2017 Birthday edition of Straight Up Poetry will be the BIGGEST and BEST Spoken Word Event in the Bay area this year!
Black on Black Rhyme founder and Spoken Word legend Keith Rodgers will headline the night!
LIFE Malcolm returns to Tampa after a successful first semester away at Law School to celebrate his birthday at home. Wally B, who's birthday will also be celebrated at Straight Up Poetry, will team up with LIFE for a highly anticipated and undoubtedly unforgettable collaborative performance.
Spotlight poetess Jessica Allen will grace the stage as well. She was hand picked by Wally B for this show and is anxious to bring her unique delivery to the Ybor City Jazz House stage!
JB Hillsman will be in the house hosting our Open Mic segment and as always the one and only DJ Zay will keep the crowd moving musically throughout the night.
Come experience a full night of entertainment for only $10.00 (for advance purchased General Admission Tickets)!
Drink specials now extended until 9 pm!