JANUARY 2002

January 2, 2002 M’s Fine & Mellow in Baton Rouge, LA

January 8, 2002 the Memphis incident

January 10, 2002 Java Cabana’s in Memphis, TN

January 11, 2002 Precious Cargo in Memphis, TN

January 14, 2002 Precious Cargo Exchange in Memphis again

January 15, 2002 Uncommon Blends in Jonesboro, AK

January 16, 2002 Hairspray in Asheville, NC

January 17, 2002 Roanoake, VA

January 20, 2002 Teaism Slam in D.C.

January 21, 2002 Xando Slam in Baltimore, MD (appearance by Sage Francis)

January 22, 2002 Brooklyn Lyceum in Broklyn

January 23, 2002 Nuyorican Poets Cafe in NYC

January 25, 2002 The Frantic Rabbit in Worcester, MA

January 26, 2002 The Moonstruck Cafe in Charlton, MA

January 27, 2002 Java Hut in Worcester, MA

January 29, 2002 The Art House in Newark, DE

January 30, 2002 Siberia in NYC

January 31, 2002 CBGB’s in NYC

FEBRUARY 2002

February 1, 2002 The Rhombus Gallery in Burlington, VT

February 4, 2002 Bar 13 in NYC

February 5, 2002 Cup of Joe’s in Providence, RI

February 6, 2002 The Cantab Lounge in Cambridge, MA

February 7, 2002 Gioia’s in NYC

February 10, 2002 The Big Damn Poetry Slam in Long Beach, CA

February 14, 2002 High School performance in LA

February 19, 2002 The Hollywood Slam

February 22, 2002 The Bard’s Collective in Braintree, MA

February 23, 2002 The Daily Grind in Bridgewater, MA

February 24, 2002 Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland, OH

February 26, 2002 The Transit Bar in Tulsa, OK

February 27, 2002 Insomnia, CA in Albuquerque, NM

February 28, 2002 U of NM, Albuquerque with WORDCORE

MARCH 2002

March 12, 2002 Oklahoma University with WORDCORE in Norman, OK

March 13-16, 2002 SOUTH x SOUTHWEST

March 17, 2002 Ego’s in Austin, TX

March 19, 2002 Southmore House in Houston, TX

March 28, 2002 UC Sanata Barbara Radio Show Phone-in

APRIL 2002

April 1, 2002 The Hideout, 7pm, 617 Congress — Austin, TX

April 6, 2002 $1000.00 Invitational — The Bluebonnet Slam at The Horseshoe Club on the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Conroe, TX, 8pm

April 16, 2002 With Don McGiver at some Bookstore 7-8:30pm in Albuquerque, then we open for some band that night… this is all I know

APRIL 17, 2002 TRICKLOCK THEATER in Albuquerque

April 19, 2002 The Taos Slam at the Bean, 1033 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur in Taos, NM, 7pm

April 20, 2002 Reptilian Lounge in Albuquerque, NM

April 22, 2002 Flagstaff, AZ, at Northern Arizona University

April 24, 2002 Ugly Mug, in Orange, CA

April 25, 2002 Pig Slam in Los Feliz, CA (LA)

April 27, 2002 Tanner’s, Santa Monica, CA

April 28, 2002 The Big Damn Poetry Slam in Long Beach, CA (last show ever at the Blue Cafe)

April 30, 2002 Coffee Cartel in Redondo Beach

MAY 2002

May 1, 2002 The Flypoet Showcase (say my name at the door) 2120 Wilshire Blvd., Hollywood, CA 8pm

May 2, 2002 Colorado College with WORDCORE

May 5, 2002 The Big Damn Poetry GRANDSLAM, 4pm

May 7, 2002 Flamson Middle School in San Luis Obispo, CA

May 8, 2002 Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with WORDCORE

May 10, 2002 Cross Cultural Convention “Engaging & Transcending Differences” with Cal Poly Students of San Luis Obispo, Guadalupe, CA

May 12, 2002 CoLab: ORATION in Hollywood, CA

May 13, 2002 The Lux in Phoenix, AZ

May 14, 2002 The Paisley Violin in Phoenix, AZ

May 15, 2002 Essenza in Mesa, AZ

May 16, 2002 The Lucky Dragon in Mesa, AZ

May 17-18, 2002 ARIZONA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS in Arcosanti!

May 20, 2002 CSU San bernadino with WORDCORE

May 21, 2002 Eureka, CA at The Vista with WORDCORE

May 22, 2002 Portland, OR with WORDCORE

May 23, 2002 WORDCORE’S FINAL SHOW at the University of Washington, Seattle , WA

May 24, 2002 Poetry Games in the U District, Seattle, WA

May 24, 2002 WORDCORE at Odd Duck Studios, Seattle, WA

May 26, 2002 Vancouver, B.C. with T. Paul

May 27, 2002 Cafe Deux Soliel with my favorite slammers at The Vancouver Slam

May 28, 2002 Bukowski’s in Vancouver, B.C.

May 29, 2002 THE SEATTLE SLAM!

May 30, 2002 Bellingham College Viking Union 565, 7:30 pm, Bellingham, WA

JUNE 2002

June 3, 2002 “Poet’s Monday” at Thai Joe’s in Milwaukee, WI

June 8, 2002 Featuring at the Cleveland Grand Slam

June 18, 2002 Evansville, IN

June 20-22, 2002 THE SOUTHERN FRIED REGIONAL POETRY SLAM, Memphis, TN

June 24, 2002 in Grand Rapids, MI with Greg Bliss

June 25, 2002 Kraftbrau Brewery in Kalamazoo, MI

June 28-29, 2002 THE RUST BELT REGIONAL POETRY SLAM in Columbus, OH

JULY 2002

July 2, 2002 The Heidelberg in Ann Arbor, MI

July 3, 20 Katie Moss’s wedding, Ann Arbor, MI

July 7, 2002 The Green Mill in Chicago, IL

July 8, 2002 Mental Graffitti in Chicago, IL

July 9, 2002 Kalamazoo Slam at KRAFTBRAU!

July 12, 2002 John Starr’s Higher Ground in Chicago, IL

July 24, 2002 The Y-Not-II in Milwaukee… (didn’t perform, quietly left)

July 27, 2002 in Kalamazoo!

July 28, 2002 in Dayton, OH, with Bill Abbott

July 30, 2002 at Cafe Aloha in Chicago

AUGUST 2002

August 5, 2002 Blue Note, Chicago, IL

August 9, 2002 North Eastern Illinois University

August 13-17, 2002 NATIONAL POETRY SLAM IN MINNEAPOLIS, MN

August 27, 2002 Jet City Slam, at the Central Tavern in Seattle

SEPTEMBER 2002

September 2, 2002 BUMBERHOOT, Seattle, WA

September 4, 2002 Seattle Poetry Slam, Sit-n-Spin

September 11, 2002 at Sit-N-Spin

September 14, 2002 Waging Peace Festival, Seattle, WA

September 16, 2002 in Bellingham, WA

September 19, 2002 The Black Box in Oakland, CA (qualified for $10,000 slam in NYC.)

OCTOBER 2002

October 8, 2002 Amphitheater at the ERB Memorial Union, University of Oregon, 12:00-12:45pm

October 22, 2002 in Normal, IL with Joel Chmara

October 23, 2002 in St. Louis, MO at The Red Sea

October 24, 2002 at The Lincoln Lodge Comedy Showcase in Chicago

October 28, 2002 in Grand Rapids, MI with Greg Bliss

October 30, 2002 in Memphis, TN at Pancho’s Downtown (a solo dinner performance hosted by Thom Holcomb)

October 31, 2002 in Memphis, TN at Java Cabana, then afterparty

NOVEMBER 2002

November 4, 2002 THE BULLHORN COLLECTIVE at OU in Norman, Oklahoma

November 6, 2002 at Galileo’s in Oklahoma City, OK

November 9, 2002 Bradley University, Peoria, IL, 7pm, Student Center Ballroom.

November 12, 2002 Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, MI with Jeff Kass

November 13, 2002 in Columbus, Ohio with Scott Woods

November 16, 2002 in Pittsburgh, PA with DJ Brewer at The Shadow Lounge

November 18, 2002 in Omaha, NE at Stage Right at 16th & Harvey

November 19, 2002 in Des Moines, IA with Heather Knowles Cottington

November 20, 2002 in Iowa City at The Green Room on Gilbert St.

November 21, 2002 in Sioux City, IA at Uncle John’s Music Cafe from 7:30pm

November 22, 2002 in Minneapolis, MN with Cynthia French

November 23, 2002 in Minneapolis at a Midnight Cabaret

DECEMBER 2002

December 2, 2002 THE BULLHORN COLLECTIVE present Patricia Smith, Regie Gibson, Da Boogieman and Buddy Wakefield with Raegan Truax at University of MASS, Boston for World AIDS Day

December 4, 2002 THE BULLHORN COLLECTIVE (featuring Sekou Tha Misfit) at U of Michigan, Dearborne

December 5, 2002 With Todd Bannon’s students in Climax, MI

December 7, 2002 at Brewed Awakenings in Toledo, OH

December 18, 2002 Slam at Southmore House in Houston, TX