image Dan Wilcox and Charlie Rossiter are bringing 3 Guys from Albany to Oklahoma City for the Oklahoma LaborFest. Here is the information about their new tour.

You can follow their antics on the 3 Guys from Albany Facebook page & on their website, www.3guysfromalbany.com.

3 Guys from Albany, a poetry performance group, have been invited to be featured poets at the Oklahoma LaborFest, held August 26-28 in Oklahoma City, OK. 3 Guys from Albany will perform on August 26 at Coffey’s Café in the Plaza District (http://www.coffyscafe.org/#) and will read as part of “Oklahoma Speaks” on August 28 at the Lyric Theatre Auditorium (http://www.oklahomarevelator.com/laborfest). On August 27, 3 Guys from Albany will perform at the Albany/Wade Senior Center in Albany, OK.  See the complete itinerary below.

3 Guys from Albany (Tom Nattell, Charlie Rossiter and Dan Wilcox) have a mission to read their poetry in each of the Albanys in the U.S. They are friends who share the idea that poetry should be a part of society rather than apart from it — relevant, communicative and, above all, honest. Their poems address social issues such as the homeless, peace and war, and the environment, as well as joyful celebrations of art, love and life. They have toured the United States since 1993 and so far they have read in 12 of the 18 Albanys in the USA. They have released a 60-minute cassette tape and CD of their poetry performance, available at their readings or by mail. Although Tom Nattell died of cancer in January, 2005, Charlie & Dan are continuing the project, along with the ever-present nudging from the spirit of Tom.

Charlie Rossiter is a recipient of an NEA fellowship for his poetry and is the host of www.poetrypoetry.com.

Dan Wilcox hosts the Third Thursday open mic at the Social Justice Center in Albany, NY & has the world’s largest collection of photos of unknown poets. You can find him at dwlcx.blogspot.com

Tom Nattell was an international mail artist, environmentalist, poet and peace activist who wrote the "Simple Life" column for Metroland, Albany’s entertainment weekly.

For more information about 3 Guys from Albany e-mail: dwlcx@earthlink.net, or visit the website, www.3guysfromalbany.com.

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3 Guys from Albany

August 2010 Tour

August 26, Oklahoma LaborFest Poetry Reading, 7PM, Coffey’s Café, 1739 N.W. 16th St, Oklahoma City, OK

August 27, Albany/Wade Senior Center, 12:30PM, Albany, OK

August 28, “Oklahoma Speaks,” 7PM, Lyric Theatre Auditorium, 1801 NW 16th St., Oklahoma City, OK

August 29, Full Circle Bookstore, 2PM, 50 Penn Place Mall, Oklahoma City, OK