Louder Than a Bomb 2013 Semi-Finals

Sunday, March 3, 2013 @ 12:00pm – 6:30pm

Event Info


$8 for adults/$3 for students



Young Chicago Authors

This event will be recorded for WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified.

Vocalo 89.5FM/WBEZ 91.5FM

Come on out for the Louder Than a Bomb 2013 Semi-Final bouts of competition, where the top 12 individuals will vie for a spot in the Indy Finals (Wednesday March 3rd at the Chicago Cultural Center) and the top 16 teams will compete for a slot at Team Finals (Saturday March 9th at Cadillac Palace Theater).

The largest of its kind in the world, Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB) is Chicago’s rapidly-growing teen poetry festival, this year taking place at various venues around Chicago beginning February 16 and continuing through to the finals on March 9, 2013. Aiming to bring teens together across racial, gang, and socio-economic lines, LTAB is a friendly competition that emphasizes self-expression and community via poetry, oral story-telling, and hip-hop spoken word.

Please note: There are a total of four Semi-Final Rounds of competition, with bouts schedueld for Noon, 1:30pm, 3pm, and 4:30pm. Events will take place at both Lincoln Hall (2424 North Lincoln Avenue) and Victory Gardens Theatre (2433 North Lincoln Avenue).

This ticket is good for all four Semi-Final Rounds taking place Sunday, March 3. Limited seating available. First come first served. $8 for adults/$3 for students/free to registered participants:

Click here for tickets (daytime Semi-Finals only)


Special Offer: $10 for adults/$5 for students all-day pass:

Click here for tickets (daytime Semi-Finals PLUS evening "Mix Tape Release Concert")

Louder Than a Bomb is co-presented by Columbia College Chicago and Vocalo 89.5FM/WBEZ 91.5FM.