December 2, 2017 workshop for S.L.A.M. (Spoken Literature Art Movement), Art Share – 801 E. 4th Pl., Los Angeles, CA, 10am-11:30

December 2, 2017 Get Lit Players, Los Angeles, CA, 2:30-6:30pm (private event)

December 9, 2017 State Theatre, 1307 J Street, Modesto, CA, 7:30pm



November 13, 2017 for Flavorpill‘s Cultivate: A Modern Cultural Salon at WeWork, Bryant Park Event Space, 54 W 40th St., New York City, NY, 7:30pm, RSVP

November 17, 2017 with NPR Performer of the Year Jamie DeWolf at University of Texas, Jester Center Auditorium, 201 E 21st St, Austin, TX, 7pm (UT students only)

November 18, 2017 with Ani DiFranco and MILCK at Emo’s, 2015 E. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX, 8pm, TICKETS



October 21, 2017 with Mary Lambert and Mal Blum, The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., San Diego, CA, 8:30pm TICKETS

October 22, 2017 with Mary Lambert and Mal Blum, Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 8pm TICKETS

October 24, 2017 featured performance at America’s largest open mic, Da Poetry Lounge, Greenway Court Theatre, 544 N. Fairfax, Hollywood, CA, 9pm



September 12, 2017 Evryman Podcast with Dan Doty



August 5, 2017 Mercury Cafe, 2199 California Street, Denver, CO, 7pm ***SOLD OUT***

August 7-12, 2017 Volunteering at National Poetry Slam, Denver, CO ***FINALS SOLD OUT***

August 9, 2017 with Andrea Gibson to host the LGBTQIA Reading at the National Poetry Slam, Denver Art Museum, Schlessman Hall, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, CO, 1:30-3pm ***WAIT LIST ONLY***

August 11, 2017 Calibration Poet, Clocktower Cabaret, Denver, CO, 9pm

August 15, 2017 with Anna Freeman at Union Chapel Bar, Compton Terrace, London, England, doors at 7pm TICKETS

August 16, 2017 The Forum, Fonthill, The Common, Tunbridge Wells, England, 7:30pm TICKETS

August 17, 2017 with Rebecca Tantony, All Hallows Hall, 13 All Hallows Road, Bristol, England, 7:30pm TICKETS

August 18, 2017 The Castle & Falcon, 402 Moseley Road, Birmingham, England, 7:30pm TICKETS

August 20, 2017 The Hubb Debates, The Hubb Arts Centre, Bordeseley Centre, Birmingham, England, 2pm

August 24-30, 2017 Teaching workshops at Camp Cushy for Watershed, Eindhoven, Netherlands (private event)

August 29, 2017 Parktheater, Theaterpad 1, 5615 EN, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 8pm TICKETS

August 31, 2017 for Wintertuin, Coehoorn CC3, Coehoornstraat 15-19, Arnhem, Netherlands, 7:30pm


JULY 2017

July 20, 2017 UNLEASHED Writing Workshop, live online event, 2-4pm (closed to public)

July 20, 2017 The Best Poetry Hour with Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, Derrick Brown, Yesika Salgado and Edwin Bodney at Art Share LA, 801 E. 4th Pl., Los Angeles, CA, 7pm

July 30, 2017 Stellar Mystique at Lyric Hyperion, 2106 Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 7:30pm


JUNE 2017

June 16, 2017 not a cult showcase with Beau Sia, Derrick Brown, Tonya Ingram, Jeremy Radin, Alyesha Wise, Yazmin Monét Watkins and Edwin Bodney at Superchief Gallery, 739 Kohler St, Los Angeles, CA, 8:30pm

June 30, 2017 Town Hall’s Last Hurrah! with The Nines in the Great Hall, Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle, WA, 7pm sharp


MAY 2017

May 1, 2017 The Mercury Room, 10575-114 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta, 9pm TICKETS


APRIL 2017

April 4, 2017 The Seattle Slam, 1114 Howell Street, Seattle, WA, 7:45pm

April 11, 2017 Shawnigan Lake School, 1975 Renfrew Road, Shawnigan Lake, B.C., closed to public

April 12, 2017 Lucky Bar, 517 Yates Street, Victoria, B.C., 7pm doors, 7:30pm show TICKETS

April 13, 2017 Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Drive, Bend, OR, 7pm doors, 8pm show TICKETS

April 14, 2017 Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison, Portland, OR details, 5:30pm doors, 6:15pm show TICKETS

April 15, 2017 Harmony Yoga, 1717 W 6th Ave, Spokane, WA, 630pm doors, 7pm show TICKETS

April 21, 2017 Rice Theatre, Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity, Banff, Alberta, 8pm (free to public)

April 17-30, 2017 Faculty at Banff Centre with Tanya Evanson, Janet Rogers, Dr. Afua Cooper, Tanya Tagaq107 Tunnel Mountain Dr, Banff, Alberta, Canada, Register HERE


MARCH 2017

March 4, 2017 A Choir of Honest Killers, TEDx SUNY Geneseo, Doty Recital Hall, Geneseo, NY, 10am

March 6, 2017 Kappell Theater, Chenango Arts Center, 27 West Main Street, Norwich, NY, 6pm TICKETS

March 7, 2017 Music House, Wesleyan University, 200 High Street, Middletown, CT, 5pm private workshop, 7:30pm performance (closed to public)

March 8, 2017 Flavorpill, 594 Broadway, Suite 1212, New York City, NY, 7:30pm doors, 8pm show, TICKETS ***SOLD OUT***

March 9, 2017 The Get Down, Cielo, 18 Little West 12th Street, New York City, NY, 6:30pm pre-party meditation; 7pm the music TICKETS (Buddy will do one short piece only. If you buy tickets to this, you’re coming to dance.)

March 10, 2017 TRIGGER HOUSE, 135 McDonough Street, Portsmouth, NH, 7pm doors, 8pm show TICKETS

March 11, 2017 Forest to Shore Gallery, 2415 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Stratford, CT, 7pm doors, 8pm performance, TICKETS ***SOLD OUT***

March 18, 2017 hosting Derrick Brown’s book release, How the Body Works the Dark, The Hatchery Press, 601 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 7:30pm

March 27, 2017 with Jamie DeWolf at Utah State University, Taggart Student Center Ballroom, Logan, Utah, 7pm

March 28, 2017 with Jamie DeWolf at Off Broadway Theatre for Salt City Slam, 272 Main Street, Salt Like City, UT, 8pm TICKETS



February 4, 2017 workshop for, 672 S Lafayette Park Place #30, Los Angeles, CA, 2-6pm



January 21, 2017 Riot LA Comedy Festival‘s Literary Death Match with Mary Lynn Rajskub, Whitney Cummings, Sam Richardson, Graham Moore, Marco Ramirez, Zach Anner, Hannah Friedman and Buddy Wakefield, Orpheum Theatre, 842 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA, 7:05pm sharp (doors at 6), TICKETS

January 27, 2017 Public reading of the musical 300 Bones by Derrick Brown and Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs, Flight Theater, Los Angeles, CA, 8pm