LitFest in the Dena Saturday and Sunday 12:30-6pm May 4-5 2004
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David Tokaji

The Influence of Songwriting on Literature, May 4th, 5:00 – 6:00pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

David Tokaji is the songwriter, guitar player, and frontman for the band Dry September. Tokaji’s songs focus on class equity and social justice, including the Civil Right Movement and the struggles of the working poor. He also works as a union organizer and previously taught literature at U.C. Irvine and El Camino College. Tokaji is a longtime resident of the San Gabriel Valley. Tokaji has won nominations for Singer-Songwriter of the Year (LA Music Awards & Independent Singer-Songwriter Association), Song of the Year (Hollywood Music Awards), and Rock Album of the Year (Toronto Magazine Awards), among others.