We have been waiting two years for this showdown! The Steel City Slam is bringing the city’s top 13 poets together to battle it out at City Of Asylum in Pittsburgh’s historic Northside. This is the poetry show we wait ALL year[s] for! The top 4 scoring poets from this annual GRAND SLAM show will create a team to represent the Steel City in a regional tournament.

Steel City Team plans to bring BRING THE HEAT! This is your chance to see first-hand the amazing and diverse performance poets Pittsburgh has to offer! Seating is limited and nearly always a sell out! Get your tickets early for the low low price of $10 available via Eventbrite

Are you in? Check the Standings!

Covid-19 policies for indoor programs at Alphabet City

Up to date as of September 1st, 2021

To keep our audience safe, we will require proof of vaccination (physical card or photo) to attend all events at Alphabet City.

There will be special accommodations for children under 12 and people with medical conditions or religious beliefs preventing them from being vaccinated. These audience members will be asked to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours of the performance start time, or a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken within 6 hours of the performance start time.  All guests will be required to wear masks.

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