The Third Annual Janine Pommy Vega Poetry Festival

Janine Pommy Vega

Janine Pommy Vega

An evening of Poetry & Music    Saturday August 3, 7:30 PM

WAAM – Admission $15, WAAM members $8

Avant garde jazz musicians, Cosmic Legends: Sylvie Degiez and Wayne Lopes, will perform a set, as well as providing accompaniment to Andy Clausen and

Folk musician, Marc Black, song writer, troubadour, band leader of the eponymous Marc Black Band, will be performing.

Janine Pommy Vega

Janine Pommy Vega

Poets:

Charlie Plymell, the legendary beat generation poet story teller

Andy Clausen

Elizabeth Gordon

George Wallace and

Pamela Twining who will be performing the works of the late great Janine Pommy Vega

More information about the performers;

Pamela Twining, author of “i have been a river…”, Heyday Press, “utopians & madmen”, dancinFool Press and “A Thousand Years of Wanting” Shivastan Press, will be performing the works of the late great Janine Pommy Vega

Marc Black, a folk musician, song writer, troubadour, band leader of the eponymous Marc Black Band, will be performing. He produced Janine Vega’s CD, “Across the Table”.

Charlie Plymell is the legendary beat generation poet story teller, publisher of Cherry Valley Editions. Friend of Cassady, Bremser, Vega. Author of The Last of the Moccasins

Cosmic Legends, Sylvie Degiez and Wayne Lopes, avant garde jazz musicians, will perform a set, as well as providing accompaniment to Andy Clausen.

Andy Clausen, author of “Home of the Blues”, “40th Century Man” & “Ginsberg, Corso & Me” among many others.

Elizabeth Gordon, (aka elizag) is the author of a non-fiction narrative Walk With Us  (CDD Books 2007), which won an Indie Book Award. She is most recently a slam poet, of the nitty gritty variety, who performs in the Albany and Woodstock areas.

George Wallace is a performance-oriented poet and organizer of poetry events. Author of “Summer of Love Summer of Love” Shivastan Press Woodstock 2008 and “Poppin Johnny” Three Rooms Press

Janine Pommy Vega Remembered with Andy Clausen http://youtu.be/wvX0_Ui0BzU



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