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Louder Than a Lawnmower/Young Chicago Authors

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Louder Than a Lawnmower (LTAL), the suburban poetry slam, is a sister slam of Louder Than a Bomb (LTAB). Teams from all over the north/northwest suburbs will be participating in a three-round poetry slam for supremecy of the suburbs. The event is being hosted by well-known artist Kevin Coval and DJ Itch 13 will be in attendance as well. Teams include Maine East, Maine West, Niles West, Wheeling, Lake Park, Joliet West, Leyden, Evanston, and Glenbrook North. This is the second year of LTAL, and with the number of teams increasing this year, the event is sure to become an annual competition that grows and grows.

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