Monthly Archives: October 2009
For October’s slam we are going to be at the Black Bull Fireside Lounge !!
For directions click here for Google Maps or copy the address into your GPS. 1124 Guelph Line, Burlington, On (just North of the 403/QEW).
Sign-up is at 7:45 and the Open Mic starts @ 8.
This month our feature is Seven Dollar Bill. Seven Dollar Bill is Chris Gilpin and Sean McGarragle.
Sean McGarragle is the national slammaster of the Vancouver Poetry Slam, the current chair of SpoCan, and was a member of the 2006 Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. Sean has toured festivals, series and schools in Canada and the United States as a spoken word artist and storyteller and has shared stages with such spoken word stalwarts as Lillian Allen, Shane Koyczan, Dwayne Morgan, Andrea Thompson and Sheri-D Wilson.
Chris Gilpin (aka Faust McKenzie) is a two-time member of the Vancouver Poetry Slam Team (2008 & 2009), the runner-up in the 2008 Vancouver Individual Poetry Slam competition, the champion of Vancouver’s 2008 Haiku Death Match, and winner of the Vancouver’s 2009 CBC Poetry Face-off. Chris always encourages the audience to stick their finger in the wonder socket.
You’ll need 2 great poems to take home the title of October Burlington Poetry Slam Champion. So remains…
Are Ewe Ready?