Slambarz: The Challenge 2022

Published on 06/10/2022

SLAMBARZ: THE CHALLENGE 2022 at the Youth Word Up
In partnership with Off the Shelf Festival of Words
Age 13+ | Thursday 10th Nov | Doors 6.30pm | 7-10pm | Instagram
The Leadmill, 6 Leadmill Rd, Sheffield S1 4SE (2 minutes from Sheffield Train Station)

Calling young rappers, hip-hop heads and audience urban music lovers from across Sheffield, South Yorkshire and the nearby north… Join us for a night of rap, lyricism, music production and live performance. All welcome but the mic belongs to young lyricists aged 14-25. Whatever your level on the mic, expect encouragement and a supportive space to flex! Open mic, slam competition, prizes, and established guest artist performances. Expect inclusiveness, all levels welcome, good vibes and positive competition.

EARLY BIRD TICKETS £3.50 via Eventbrite Limited availability, book now!

* U18’s Best Newcomer/ Rising Star
* 18-25 Hall of Fame
* Open Mic 

To put yourself forward for a competition or open mic slot, send a link to a video/audio, up to 5 minutes long, by 27th October hereRemember, whatever your level on the mic, expect encouragement and a supportive space to flex!

PRIZES: include studio time working with industry producers/sound engineers, shopping vouchers, artist promo, and interview slots on the Daily Devotion Podcast. Slambarz Entry Form

Note: Submission to Slambarz 2022 does not guarantee an instant competition slot. Nominees will be announced on 31st October 2022. For those wanting to experience the stage, who do not wish to be part of the competitions, they can put themselves forward for the open mic too and just mention that on the form (also via the form link). Submissions from the competitions, who are not selected, where possible, will be offered an open mic slot. 

Submit now! Whatever your level, expect encouragement and a supportive space to flex! 

Guest artists include: RX, Tenn, Kid Blu3, ZediTheArtist, Roy Cropper & more TBC

More information at Hive South Yorkshire is the hub for young writer activity in South Yorkshire