Kevin Mclean

Kevin Mclean is a Loud Poet and spoken word artist based in Edinburgh. In 2014 Kevin was a finalist at the BBC Fringe Slam and he won the 2015 Glasgow Slam Championship. He competed in the 2014, 2015, and 2016 Scottish National Slam Championships and  captained Team Edinburgh at the 2015 Intercity Slam. His poem ‘Evelyn’, performed at the 2015 Loud Poets Edinburgh Fringe show, won StAnza's Best Poem of the Fringe. Beyond slams and organising regular Loud Poets events, he has been featured at the Wickerman Festival; StAnza – Scotland’s Poetry Festival; the Brighton, Edinburgh, and Prague Fringes festivals; Leicester's Find The Right Words; STV's The Late Show; BBC Radio Scotland’s Culture Show; and many regular spoken word nights throughout Scotland.

Photo: (c) Perry Jonsson

Events

Make it Loud! »

Workshop with spoken word artists Kevin Mclean & Katie Ailes

Sun 5 March | 13:00 - 15:30 | FREE | The Town Hall, Queens Gardens, Upstairs Foyer

Collective Poetry Reading »

Join us for a moment of solidarity in our collective reading

Sat 4 March | 18:55 - 19:05 | FREE | The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, Level 2 Foyer