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Union Fireside Lounge
2200 East Kenwood Blvd. Milwaukee, WI 53211, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211
7-7:45pm | Writing Workshop | Inclusive Excellence Center (Union 119)
8-10pm | Open Mic & Performance | UWM Union Fireside Lounge
Free and open to the public.
Lyrical Sanctuary is UWM’s monthly open mic night, featuring standout spoken word artists, live music and art, and YOU! Now in its sixteenth season, Lyrical Sanctuary has brought students and community members together to share their passion for poetry, music, art, and creative self-expression. Prior to each performance, the featured artist leads a creative writing workshop open to anyone willing to put their pen to the page.
ABOUT THE FEATURE:
Bobby Drake has spent the past 12 years being a spoken word artist (also referred to as a poet) and music producer based in the city of Milwaukee, WI. He has performed all over the United States for colleges and universities, basement parties, public forums in front of celebrities and in class rooms, teaching the fundamentals of performance. He has become known as engaging to his audiences, vulnerable with his subject matter and honest in his performances.
For more information, check out his website: