Voices In Power: A Poetry Open Mic Experience Ft. Mello Jones

Sat Feb 04 2023 at 06:00 pm to 10:00 pm

REC Philly | Philadelphia

Voices In Power
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Voices In Power: A Poetry Open Mic Experience Ft. Mello Jones
The Place Artists Call Home aka the dopest open mic you'll experience & this month we feature Mello Jones.
About this Event

What’s up family?

Here we are, back, with another dope Poetry Open Mic Experience held monthly in Philly at our home REC Philly. This isn’t your typical open mic so grab your tickets and come find out why.

Our Poetry Open Mic Experiences are pure fire, as usual, and SELL OUT every month. The room is filled with beautiful people, amazing talent, great food, dope music, and the energy was high. If you were in the building, you already know. And it’s time to do it again.

So, let’s get to the details:

Saturday, February 4th, at 6:00 PM the doors over at REC Philly will open. REC Philly is located inside of the old Gallery, currently Fashion District, on the second floor right next to Shoppers World. The doors close at 8:00 PM. We cannot allow anyone into the space after that time. Please plan accordingly.

We kick the night off with some music, networking, eating, and open mic list sign ups. At around 6:45 PM, our host, Jovan McKoy, will hop on the mic to kick the night off.

We will have DJ G33k keeping the vibes high with music, plus vendors, visual artists, food and dessert vendors, and a featured poet for the night . And of course, most of the night gets dedicated to the poets who signed up. We will have some competitions throughout the night, to add some fun and engagement with the audience and many moments of laughs, love, and dancing. At 10:00 PM we will wrap the night up, and send you off… until next time.

That’s pretty much it, on paper, to say the least. But again, these aren’t just “open mic nights” so don’t get it twisted if this is your first time. We turn up and the vibe is everything.

With that said, tickets will sell out so grab them today and meet us there. The cameras will be out so get fly and let’s make memories together.

And remember, this is family. Come connect with some beautiful people and let it change your life.

The Place Artists Call Home

With love, always,

Luis Marrero

For ARTISTS interested in performing:

We will have a 20 slot sign up sheet for the night. This is all we can fit and will do for the night. Please note, not everyone will be able to make the list due to the amount of artists who come to perform.


If you’re interested in being a vendor, visual artist, food, or desserts, please email us at [email protected]


Date: February 4, 2022

Feature: Mello Jones

Location: REC Philly, 901 Market St, Center City, Philadelphia, PA 19107

2nd floor of the Fashion District. Main Entrance on 9th, off of Market is how you enter. After 8:00 PM, you must enter through RECs After Hours entrance (colorful door on 9th St between Market and Filbert.

Head up the escalator and it will be on your right.

Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM (doors close at 8:00 PM)

Dress Code: However you want to dress, just be you and be fly

Tickets: www.voicesinpower.com

If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected] or follow us on Instagram at @voicesinpower_

Please note: We are a poetry only open mic experience, meaning we do not allow any other type of performances but poetry. No music is allowed, whether live or on a track, no comedians, no singers, etc. We know our heart is for poetry and we want to create a space for our poets.

Please note: Tickets fees provided by Eventbrite are non-refundable. All sales are final and if you are unable to make it, a credit to purchase tickets in the future will be granted within 48 hours prior to the event date. Refunds or credits are not offered within 48 hours of the event date.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

REC Philly, 901 Market Street, Philadelphia, United States


USD 20.00 to USD 25.00

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