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InspiredWordNYC Showcase @ Parkside Lounge - Music, Poetry, Spoken Word

Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Admission 1 hour before event starts $10.00 $1.24
Early Bird 7 days before event starts $7.00 $1.17

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InspiredWordNYC presents its All-Star Showcase @ The Parkside Lounge in Manhattan's East Village EVERY LAST THURSDAY of the month, featuring the very best local grassroots talent in the world of music, poetry, and spoken word.

Brace yourself to be blown away!

Strict 21+ age limit. Make sure to bring valid ID. 

When: EVERY last Thursday of the month

Where: The Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston, Manhattan

What: An all-star feature showcase (NOT an open mic)

By subway, take the F train to Second Avenue, go up the 1st Avenue stairwell and keeping walking east on Houston until you get to between Attorney Street & Avenue B. 

Doors open @ 7:30pm, Show starts @ 8pm

Cover charge: $10 online, $12 @ the door


***Early Bird Special - $7 if you purchase your tickets online at least a week in advance.***


TWO drink minimum (but drinks are super cheap and $2 non-alcoholic options available.




Make sure to bring a printed out version of your ticket/tickets or be prepared to show your ticket/tickets (with confirmation number) on your phone. Also, bring a valid ID, as this is a strict 21+ venue.


Please Note: No TRANSFERS or REFUNDS will be granted, though you are welcome to find REPLACEMENTS for your tickets.



Featured Artists/Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016:

Singer/Songwriter Niko (7:45)


Storyteller/Poet Diana Arnold (8:15)


Acapella Group Vocal Soulstice (9pm)


Band Natasha and the Nevergood (9:45)


Hosted by comedian Petey DeAbreu -


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Parkside Lounge
317 East Houston Street
New York, NY 10002


Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word

Founded and produced by longtime New York City journalist and former Village Voice columnist Mike Geffner, The Inspired Word is one of the hottest open mic/performance events in the country, happening every week in NYC and having featured some of the finest original performers in the country. Past features include Golden Globe award-winning actress Jill Eikenberry, Emmy/Golden Globe nominated Amber Tamblyn, film/TV actor/comedian Taylor Negron, actor/comedian/TV personality John Fugelsang, Grammy nominated singer Carolyn Malachi, American Idol finalist Anwar Robinson, and HBO Def Poetry stars Shihan, Suheir Hammad, Lemon Andersen, Regie Cabico, Gemineye, and Beau Sia. For more info, please visit:

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