John Akpata CD Launch at Mercury Lounge

On August 20, 2013, at The Mercury Lounge, award-winning spokenword artist John Akpata performed in front of friends and fans at the official launch of his CD “John Akpata LIVE from Mercury”. Previously, Akpata appeared on the 2005, 2006 and 2010 “Live at Capital Slam” spoken word compilation CD recordings of Ottawa slam poetry and has released two solo CD recordings—the EP “Phoure Twennie” in June 2004 and the full-length CD “Kerheb” in October 2005. A prolific and sought-after performer, he has hosted the show “Monday Night Scribes” on CHUO 89.1 FM (Mondays at 10pm) since January 2004.



Photo credit: Sarah Onyango

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