DECEMBER 2020

December 20, 2020 Guest judge Kat Magill’s Team Mabrey vs Chakra online

NOVEMBER 2020

November 5, 2020 CELA talent development, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 9-11am

Buddy Wakefield’s five-week workshop, You’re Doing It Right: An Online Writing Course in Stabbing People with a Pen
November 10th, 17th, 24th, December 1st, and 8th, 6:45-8:15pm PT TICKETS

OCTOBER 2020

October 2, 2020 benefit for Move Texas, 5-7pm PT FACEBOOK

October 6, 2020 The Poet’s Tree for The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, 5:25pm PT,  FACEBOOK  or YouTube

October 8, 2020 Literary Student Society Flanor, Groningen, Netherlands, Noon PT

October 16, 2020 Allow the Light, Jack McCarthy’s new book and Tribute, 7pm PT ATTEND

SEPTEMBER 2020

September 13th, Wide Open Writers: A Workshop with Buddy Wakefield, 10am-12:00pm PT

AUGUST 2020

August 3, 2020 hosting Franny Choi, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

August 7, 2020 hosting Sam Sax, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

August 10, 2020 hosting Tara Hardy, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

August 14, 2020 hosting Sunni Patterson, Asia Samson, and Bluz – A Southern Fried Reading, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

August 17, 2020 hosting Alok Vaid-Menon, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

August 21, 2020 hosting Amber Tamblyn, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

August 24, 2020 hosting Button Poetry, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

August 25, 2020 hosting Gayle Danley, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

August 26, 2020 hosting Sarah Kay, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

August 27, 2020 hosting BreakBeat Poets, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

August 28, 2020 hosting George Watsky, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

August 29, 2020 hosting Denice Frohman, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

August 30, 2020 hosting Marc Bamuthi Joseph, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

August 31, 2020 hosting Saul Williams, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS 

JULY 2020

July 1, 2020 hosting Carlo Andrés Gómez, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

July 5, 2020 hosting Ebony Stewart, with Amir Safi and the poets of Write About Now, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 1pm PST TICKETS

July 8, 2020 hosting Paul Tran, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

July 12, 2020 hosting Ani DiFranco, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 1pm PST TICKETS

July 15, 2020 hosting Rudy Francisco, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

July 19, 2020 hosting Andrea Gibson, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 1pm PST TICKETS

July 22, 2020 hosting IN-Q, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

July 26, 2020 Da Poetry Lounge, World’s Largest Weekly Open Mic, hosted by Shihan Van Clief, with Taalam Acey, Yesika Salgado, Ed Mabrey, Aman K. Batra, Edwin Bodney, Alyesha Wise, Matthew Cuban, and then some, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 1pm PST TICKETS  *This event includes an ASL interpreter.*

July 29, 2020 hosting Jeffrey McDaniel, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

JUNE 2020

June 3, 2020 hosting Mary Lambert, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

June 6, 2020 The Write Bloody Reading, hosted by Derrick Brown, with Anis Mojgani, Brendan Constantine, Megan Falley, Taylor Mali, Jason Bayani and then some, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

June 8, 2020 Reginateatern, Gottsunda Dance & Theater, Uppsala, Sweden

June 9, 2020 hosting Sonya Renee Taylor, onlineHeavy Hitters Festival 6pm PST TICKETS

June 13, 2020 hosting Mahogany Browne, Adam Falkner, Jive Poetic and Jon Sands, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

June 16, 2020 hosting Sage Francis, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

June 20, 2020 hosting Sekou Andrews, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

June 23, 2020 hosting Hanif Abdurraqib, onlineHeavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

June 24, 2020 Da Poetry Lounge 22nd Anniversary show, IG Live, @da_poetry_lounge

June 27, 2020 hosting Sabrina Benaim, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

June 30, 2020 hosting Beau Sia, online Heavy Hitters Festival, 6pm PST TICKETS

MAY 2020

May 5, 2020 The Poetry Revival Reunion with Derrick BrownAnis MojganiMike McGee, and Buddy Wakefield
continues month-long series of workshops, tonight with Mike McGee, 6pm PST 

May 12, 2020 The Poetry Revival Reunion with Derrick BrownAnis MojganiMike McGee, and Buddy Wakefield
continues month-long series of workshops, tonight with Derrick Brown, 6pm PST 

May 18, 2020 Buddy Wakefield’s Awful Good Writers presents Life After Survival online writing course (week 1 of 2), 11:30am PST

May 19, 2020 Coffee Talk with Jeff & Ari, Degy Entertainment, 6pm PST

May 25, 2020 Buddy Wakefield’s Awful Good Writers presents Life After Survival online writing course (week 2 of 2), 11:30am PST

APRIL 2020

April 1 2020 Buddy in the Study: This Will Not Be Light Reading, 6pm PST TICKETS 

April 2, 2020 This Shit Is Crazy: Live From Buddy’s Bathroom, Noon PST TICKETS

April 2, 2020 Write On, Part 1of 4 online workshops for Stichting Watershed, Netherlands, 10-11am PST TICKETS

April 5, 2020 Buddy Mortified: A Very Embarrassing Concert,1pm PST, free with BUDDY TEXTS SUBSCRIPTION

April 9, 2020 Write On, Part 2 of 4 online workshops for Stichting Watershed, Netherlands, 11am-1pm PST

April 9, 2020 Global Get Down, Home Sweet Thursday, 4:30pm PST LISTEN HERE

April 14, 2020 The Poetry Revival Reunion with Derrick BrownAnis MojganiMike McGee, and Buddy Wakefield,
6pm PST, $15 for just the APRIL 14th CONCERT, or $150 for the CONCERT + MONTH OF WORKSHOPS

April 16, 2020 Write On, Part 3 of 4 online workshops for Stichting Watershed, Netherlands, 11am-1pm PST

April 21, 2020 The Poetry Revival Reunion begins month-long series of workshops tonight with Buddy Wakefield, 6pm PST TICKETS

April 23, 2020 Write On, Part 4 of 4 online workshops for Stichting Watershed, Netherlands, 11am-1pm PST

April 28, 2020 The Poetry Revival Reunion continues month-long series of workshops, tonight with Anis Mojgani, 6pm PST TICKETS

MARCH 2020

March 3, 2020 Buddy Wakefield’s Awful Good Writer’s presents YOU’RE DOING IT RIGHT:
An Online Writing Course for Recovering Narcissists (Week 1 of 4 FULL)
Register here for May/September

March 6, 2020 with Noah Gunderson, The Hotel Café, 1623 Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles, CA *SOLD OUT*

March 7, 2020 with Noah Gunderson, The Hotel Café, 1623 Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles, CA *SOLD OUT*

March 10, 2020 Buddy Wakefield’s Awful Good Writer’s presents YOU’RE DOING IT RIGHT:
An Online Course in Stabbing People with a Pen (Week 2 of 4 FULL)
Register here for May/September

March 17, 2020 Buddy Wakefield’s Awful Good Writer’s presents YOU’RE DOING IT RIGHT:
An Online Writing Course in Unsafe Space Exploration (Week 3 of 4 FULL)
Register here for May/September

March 24, 2020 Buddy Wakefield’s Awful Good Writer’s presents YOU’RE DOING IT RIGHT:
An Online Course in Writing Past the Avalanche (Week 4 of 4 FULL)
Register here for May/September

March 27, 2020 NOT CANCELLED, An Online Concert Series presents Back in the Closet: Gay Poems, Live from Bud’s Closet, 7pm PST TICKETS

March 29, 2020 NOT CANCELLED, An Online Concert Series presents Poems That Can Stand the Heat: Live from Buddy’s Kitchen, Noon PST TICKETS 

March 30, 2020 NOT CANCELLED, An Online Concert Series presents Buddy In Bed: Love Poems, Live from the Loft, 8pm PST TICKETS

FEBRUARY 2020

February 17-18, 2020 private workshops, Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild, CA

February 21-23, 2020 Movies and Meaning, a weekend-long event, Asheville, NC, TICKETS