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Fete 2013 Salt City Slam Team before Nationals

Published July 18, 2013 10:19 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

The 2013 Salt City Slam Team Sendoff will take place on Monday, July 29 at 8 p.m. at Weller Book Works, located in Trolley Square Mall in Salt Lake City.

The event will fete the 2013 Salt City Slam Team as they prepare to compete at the National Poetry Slam in Cambridge, Massachusetts.The Salt City Slam Team finished 8th out of 72 teams in the last two years at the National Poetry Slam.

Salt City Slam is Jesse Parent, Ben Barker, Willy Palomo, RJ Walker, and Dave Alberti.

They are coached by Josh McGillis, a 3-time team member and the person responsible for coaching the team to their first semifinal appearance in the 2011 National Poetry Slam.

Salt City Slam hosts shows every last Monday of the month at 8 p.m. at Weller Book Works.Good luck!