Welcome to Austin Poetry Slam!


You have found Austin’s premiere showcase of slam poetry! We hold a competitive spoken word poetry show every Tuesday night at Native Hostel!


Location: Native Hostel, 807 E. 4th St. Austin, TX!

Time: Doors/Sign-up at 7:15pm, Draw at 8pm, Slam Starts at 8:15pm

Price: $7 on Tuesday nights for regular slams, and occasionally $10 on special nights, such as Quarter Finals, Semi-Finals, Indie Finals, Women’s Finals, Slam Bowl or the Slam Scrimmage.

Slamming: Poets wanting to slam on Tuesdays must sign up at the door before 8pm. All audience members and competing poets pay the same $7 cover.


Our most active social media channel is Facebook.  Find us here: Austin Slam on Facebook.

Otherwise, click around on the menu above for more info about APS and our events, and please come out and join us this Tuesday!

Austins Premiere Showcase of Spoken Word and Slam Poetry