Three Poets and Their Music: LOAN, Contraband, and Fried Axolotl

Three Poets and Their Music: LOAN, Contraband, and Fried Axolotl
Saturday, May 20 @ 8:00PM
Music, poetry, history, and future converge powerfully when three poets–Tongo Eisen-Martin, Bonnie Kwong, and Josiah Luis Alderete–explore themes of immigration, migration, language, cultural identity, social justice, revolution, and love through collaborations with guitarists Peck the Town Crier, Oliver Mok, and Eli Carlton-Pearson. Featuring: LOAN (Tongo Eisen-Martin, poetry; Peck the Town Crier, guitar) Contraband (Bonnie Kwong, poetry; Oliver Mok, guitar) Fried Axolotl (Josiah Luis Al...
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LOAN: Revolutionary Poetry & Music ft. Tongo Eisen-Martin & Peck the Town Crier

Three Poets and Their Music: LOAN, Contraband, and Fried Axolotl
Saturday, May 20 @ 8:00PM
Music, poetry, and history converge powerfully in LOAN, a collective of artists integrating new-generation, African-American avant-garde poetry and jazz-influenced musical exploration. The quartet, founded by poet Tongo Eisen-Martin and guitarist Peck the Town Crier, aims to give musical shape to the longing for revolution by way of word and chord. Featuring: Tongo Eisen-Martin – poet Peck the Town Crier – guitar Jon Rogers – drums Miles Wick – upright and electric bass Tongo Eisen-Mar...
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Flying Under the Radar Presents LOAN at the Red Poppy Art House

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Flying Under the Radar and the Red Poppy Art House join together to present an evening of poetry and live music featuring LOAN. LOAN, founded by poet Tongo Eisen-Martin and guitarist Peck the Town Crier, is a collective of artists that integrates new generation black avant-garde poetry with virtuosic musical exploration. LOAN gives musical shape to the longing for revolution in a landscape of word and chord. It sees today as a time of convergence where music, poetry and all of their respectiv...
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