Rocco de Giacomo and Friends at Goodbye Blue Monday June 27

Here’s an update on our superfun backyard show coming up this Thursday.

Backyard of Goodbye Blue Monday

1083 Broadway

J train to Myrtle or Kosciuszko (it’s in between the 2 stops)

Featuring Toronto poet Rocco de Giacomo

Also featuring the music of Aron Blue, Buffie Roseanne, and James Telfer, and the music and poetry of Shayne Bovell (from Imaginary Friends)

Drink specials and snacks.


Rocco de Giacomo is a widely published poet whose work has appeared in literary journals in Canada, Australia, England, Hong Kong and the US. His work has most recently appeared in The Malahat Review. Rocco’s poetry has also been featured on the CBC. He is the author of numerous chapbooks including, in 2008, Catching Dawn’s Breath. In 2009, his first full-length poetry collection, Ten Thousand Miles Between Us, was launched through Quattro Books. In 2010, Ten Thousand Miles was longlisted for the ReLit Poetry Award. In 2011, it was selected for Poetry NOW’s 3rd Annual Battle of the Bards. Rocco lives in Toronto where he writes and participates on the council for the Art Bar Poetry Series.


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