For over 13 years they have been performing around the world from Beijing to London, warming up for the likes of Mos Def, Talib Kweli and Amir Sulaiman, but now S.T.I.C.S are finally ready to tour the US and show why they have caught the attention of the elite
After three years of intense work, the two-time winners of the National Swedish Poetry Slam have now packed their bags and headed towards New York & Washington D.C. to share heir spoken word anthology. The project, entitled Weapon of Choice (W.O.C.), also features guest commentary from artists such as Anthony Hamilton, Brother Ali and Seinabo Sey. W.O.C is a deeply immersive reflection of the influences that shape our identity narrated through soundscapes, storytelling, music and poetry in an english spoken word anthology.
Despite the Scandinavian artist collective’s cautiousness of publicly releasing content prematurely, they were curious to hear what their fans thought about W.O.C.
This is what they had to say:
NYC & D.C Tour Dates 2017:
Feb 19: New York – Petes Candy Store 17:00-20:00
Feb 19: New York – Gold Sounds Bar 22:00-00:00
Feb 20: New York – Harlem Arts Salon 19.30
Feb 20: New York – Nuyorican Poets Cafe 20:00-22:30 [open mic]
Feb 21: New York – The Inspired Word 21:00-21-30
Feb 22: Washington DC – Performance/Q&A DC Public Library 1600-17.30
Feb 22: Washington DC – Poetry Masterclass St. Stephens Church 18:00-19:00
Feb 24: New York – “Real Radio” 20:00-22.00