Xam Eitsirch, is a poet and spoken word artist based out of Calgary. An aboriginal artist, of Metis decent/ancestry who has been performing for the last 20 years locally, nationally & internationally. With the help of the AFA (Alberta Foundation of the Arts) he has just completed his debut album “Poets Road” containing his own particular “bent” form of autobiographical poetry with “soundscapes” and with musical accompaniment with artists such as “the fly”.His sound has been described as “experimental/avant garde/alternative” with a bluesy base (1920’s Mississippi Delta Blues) and mixed with a 1970’s underground. Xam has been compared to a mix of Lou Reed, Tom Waits, Captain Beefheart, Muddy Waters and William S. Burroughs. His poetry has been published in many a magazine & book anthology including Dark Parlour Magazine, WAX MAG, Unbound Morpheum (book) and Deleterion (book).