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Open Mic


Melodic Movement is a platform designed to provide a safe place for up and coming area poets to cultivate their craft. MM is dedicated to enriching the Hampton Roads community by collaborating with inspiring venues to introduce tomorrow’s potential laureates. 

Requirements & Guidelines



Must be original content

16+ to present

Limit to 3 pieces

We do not accept content that is:

  •  racist

  • homophobic

  • xenophobic

  • religiously intolerant

  • sexually explicit


If you are concerned that your content may not be appropriate or that it may require trigger warnings, please submit your concerns here or at the door for review.

Using our submit page guarantees first priority at the event.

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