Anna Jordan on Modwordsfest

“It all started with an open mic”, says Anna Jordan founder of Modwords. Like so many spoken word events before have originated, in the back of a bar. Based in Waterford, Modwords has run for three years now and has increased in size with each year.

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Line-Up for Sunshine Tantrum Tour 2019 Announced

In collaboration with collectives WeAreGriot, Modwords, and Angry Mom Collective this spoken word national tour will produce four shows in Dublin, Waterford, Cork, and Galway. There will be opportunities in Waterford, Cork, and Galway to perform in an Open-Mic segment. Details and line-up below! 

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On its first anniversary, Open Michelle is more vital than ever

“The word “wholesome” is bandied about too much, but this night can’t be described as anything else. Throughout the evening MC and organiser Heather Hodges welcomes each comedian to the stage and makes sure to plug the next dates they’re performing. It’s a simple gesture, but one that asserts Open Michelle as a funnel through which to filter the best comedic talent in the city, to hold up some of the funniest people, and the whole affair was strikingly lovely”

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