December 19, 2016 A benefit for Doctors Without Borders and Syrian relief with JP Starker Saxe and Jesse Thomas, Hotel Cafe, 1623 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 7pm, $5. All are welcome.

December 30, 2016 with Kaylee Cole, The Lyric Hyperion 2106 Hyperion Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 9pm



November 15, 2016 Don’t Go in My Mom’s Room: The 1-Show World Tour with Mayda Del Valle, Derrick Brown, Gina Loring, Brendan Constantine and Jeremy Radin, hosted by Matthew Cuban at Art Share LA, 801 East 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA, 7:30pm SOLD OUT

November 16, 2016 Main Auditorium, Northwest College, Powell, WY, 7pm

November 21, 2016 with performances by Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, Christopher Michael, Lacey Roop, Brock Stapper and Andy Buck at The North Door, 501 Brushy Street, Austin, TX, doors at 7pm TICKETS

November 22, 2016 with performances by Natasha Carrizosa, Deborah Mouton, Emanuelee Bean and Houston’s Poet Laureate Robin Davidson at Avant Garden, 411 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX, 7:30pm TICKETS



October 7, 2016 with performances by Tara Hardy, Ebo Barton, Nikkita Oliver, Mark Hager and Oliver Klomp(!!) at Fremont Abbey Arts Center, 4272 Fremont Ave. N, Seattle, WA, 7:30pm TICKETS



September 1 – 30, 2016 The Nijmegen Videos Project, Besiendershuis Artist-In-Residence, Nijmegen, Netherlands

September 4, 2016 with Amy León and Herman Koch, Pand P Theater, Leenderweg 65, 5614 HL Eindhoven, Netherlands, 4pm SOLD OUT

September 10, 2016 People Say Things, Bibliotheek Gelderland Zuid, Marienburg 29, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 8pm

September 15, 2016 workshop with Rijn IJssel film students, Nijmegen, Netherlands, closed to public

September 19, 2016 workshop with Rijn IJssel film students, Velperweg, Arnhem, Netherlands, closed to public

September 24, 2016 Geen Daden Maar Woorden Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 8:30pm interview (Theater Walhalla; Sumatraweg 9 – 11), 10:20pm performance (Café de Ouwehoer; Delistraat 36C)

September 26, 2016 workshop with ArtEZ, Arnhem, Netherlands, 11am-1pm, closed to public

September 28, 2016 workshop with Poetry Circle 040 at Dynamo, Catharinaplein 21, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 7:30pm



August 1 – 31, 2016 The Nijmegen Videos Project, Besiendershuis Artist-In-Residence, Nijmegen, Netherlands

August 27, 2016 Swedish Poetry Slam Championships, Reginateatern , Trädgårdsgatan 6, Uppsala, Sweden, 8pm TICKETS SOLD OUT


JULY 2016

July 2, 2016 Say Sum Thin 11, Nottingham Playhouse, Wellington Circus, Nottingham, England, Q&A 5-6pm, showtime TBA TICKETS

July 4, 2016 with Tanya Evanson at Forest Forge Theatre, Endeavour Business Park, Crow Arch Lane, Ringwood, England, 9pm

July 13, 2016 The Dark Horse, 145 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, England, doors at 7:30pm (I’m not expected to go on until 9:45) SOLD OUT

July 16, 2016 Latitude Festival, Poetry Stage, Henham Park, near Southwold, Suffolk, England, 11:20pm

July 22-24, 2016 Camp Cushy, Watershed, Eindhoven, Netherlands, private workshops

July 24, 2016 van Piere Boeken, Nieuwe Emmasingel 44, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2pm


JUNE 2016

June 2, 2016 Brighton Fringe Festival, Hammer & Tongue Slam Special at Komedia, 44-47 Gardner St., Brighton, England TICKETS

June 3, 2016 with Irvine Welsh at Tongue Fu, Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, London, England, TICKETS

June 7, 2016 Norwich Arts Centre, 51 St Benedicts Street, Norwich, England, 8pm

June 8, 2016 with Anna Freeman and Stef Mo at Raise the Bar, Anson Rooms, Students’ Union, Richmond Building, 105 Queens Road, Bristol, England, 7pm

June 15, 2016 Find the Right Words at The Western, Western Road, Leicester, England, 8pm TICKETS SOLD OUT

June 16, 2016 live interview with Ben Jackson, BBC Radio, Leicester, England, 3pm

June 19, 2016 The Moon Club, Womanby Street, Cardiff, Wales, 8pm TICKETS

June 23, 2016 as part of the Tongue Fu showcase at The Rumshack in The Common, Glastonbury Festival, England, 8pm SOLD OUT

June 24, 2016 Glastonbury Festival,  England, 6pm SOLD OUT

June 29, 2016 Wordlife, Unity Works, Westgate, Wakefield, England, 7:30pm (event is pay what you can at door) SOLD OUT

June 30, 2016 Augustine United Church, 41 George VI Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland, doors at 7, show at 730pm TICKETS


MAY 2016

May 10, 2016 Redondo Poets, 1820 South Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach, CA 8:10pm

May 15, 2016 Best Poetry Hour with Alyesha Wise, Chelsea Bayouth and Derrick Brown, hosted by Jeremy Radin at Art Share, 801 E. 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA, doors at 7:30, show at 8pm, TICKETS

May 27, 2016 with Brendan Constantine, Jeremy Radin and Derrick Brown, The Hatchery Press, 5611 Clinton Street, Los Angeles, CA, 7pm


APRIL 2016

April 1, 2016 Stunt Water book signing at the WRITE BLOODY booth, AWP, Los Angeles, CA, 1:30-5:30pm

April 1, 2016 Flypoet Showcase with Mahogany Brown, Savoy Entertainment Center, 214 S LaBrea, Inglewood, CA, doors at 7pm, show at 8pm

April 5-10, 2016 Casa del Lago‘s Poesía en Voz Alta 16, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico


MARCH 2016

March 10, 2016 with Lane Stroud and Tim Sanders at Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, 8pm TICKETS

March 18, 2016 Studio Bongiorno, 500 Lincoln Street, Santa Clara, CA, 9pm

March 19-20, 2016  San Jose, CA. Private event.

March 24, 2016 screening Awesome Thank You starring Buddy Wakefield, written by Jon Ryan Sugimoto, Raleigh Studios, Pickford Theater, 5300 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, CA, 7pm Free Limited Seating Reservations SOLD OUT



February 16, 2016 Da Poetry Lounge at Greenway Court Theatre, 544 North Fairfax Avenue, Hollywood, CA, 9pm

February 23, 2016 for Downbeat 720 at Miles Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, CA, 7:20pm

February 24, 2016 Scot Nery’s Boobie Trap, 1910 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA, 8pm



January 22, 2016 with Derrick Brown, Jeremy Radin, Anis Mojgani and Maya Alexandria Stewart at Art Share, 801 East 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA, 8pm TICKETS SOLD OUT

January 25, 2016 Anything Goes 90-minute Q&A with Buddy Wakefield. Tonight at 7:30pm (PST). It’s simple to sign up HERE.

January 28, 2016  Call of the Wild with Lane Stroud, Amber Tamblyn and hosted by Bonnie Tamblyn at UnUrban, 3301 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA, 7pm