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  • 20-21 February 2015 — Comedy MC with comedians John Romanoff and Gary Delena at Wisecrackers State College. LISTEN PHOTOS
  • 31 January 2015 — My first stand-up comedy performance! At Wisecrackers in State College, PA. LISTEN
  • 10 September 2014 — A reading on my 41st birthday at Webster’s Bookstore Cafe in State College, PA. LISTEN
  • 12 October 2012 – Poetry reading at The Gnu’s Room in Auburn (AL). Recorded by Patrick McCurry. LISTEN (38:11)
  • June 29, 2012: Auburn, AL – 7 p.m. at The Gnu’s Room, 414 S. Gay St.
  • June 22, 2012: Knoxville, TN – ** NEW TIME ** 9 p.m. (after the Alive After Five show) at the home of Kay Newton, 1006 Luttrell St. (Courtesy of the Knoxville Writer’s Guild)
  • June 17, 2012: Nashville, TN – 4 p.m. at The Jazz Cave, Nashville Jazz Workshop, 1319 Adams St.)
  • June 12, 2012: Richmond, VA – 6 p.m. at Chop Suey Books
  • June 6, 2012: Shepherdstown, WV – 6 p.m. at Good Natured Market & Vegetarian Cafe (209 South Raleigh Street Martinsburg, WV). Listen to a recording of this reading.
  • October 30, 2011: Featured reader at Sunday Four in Voorheesville, NY. I’ll be performing a 20-minute set at the Old Songs Community Center, 37 South Main
  • June 29, 2012: Auburn, AL – 7 p.m. at The Gnu’s Room, 414 S. Gay St.
  • Street, Voorheesville, NY. Starts at 3 p.m. and includes an open mic. Listen to a recording of this reading.

  • January 5, 2011: Featured poet at historic Caffe Lena. I’ll be performing a set on the same stage that’s been home to Bob Dylan, Utah Phillips, Spaulding Gray, Emmylou Harris, Ani DiFranco and many more. The reading (which includes an open mic) starts at 7:30 p.m. at 47 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs, NY. Listen to a recording of this reading.
  • November 15, 2010: Reading at the Hudson (NY) Rotary Club. I’ll be performing a 20-minute set. The meeting starts at 12:10 p.m. Listen to a recording of the reading.
  • July 28, 2010: Reading at the Rotary Club of Albany – I’ll be performing a 25-minute set. And you can learn more about Rotary, too! At Wolfert’s Roost Country Club, 120 Van Rensselaer Boulevard, Albany NY.
  • July 15, 2010: Featured poet at Third Thursday Poetry Reading. I’ll be performing a 20-minute set with the Poets Jazz Trio. Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave, Albany NY. Listen to a recording of this reading.
  • June 19, 2010: Private reading in Brooklyn, NY – If you’d like an invitation, send me an email.
  • June 10, 2010: Co-feature at “A Night At Tess’s Lark Tavern” at The Linda – Benefit concert & reading for the Lark. Also reading will be A.C. Everson, Mary Panza and Murrow. Details at The Linda site. 339 Central Ave., Albany, NY
  • May 5, 2010: One of two featured poets at Rochester Poets May Reading at St. John Fisher College. I’ll be performing a 20-minute set, as will my friend and fellow poet Matt Smythe. Born and raised in Canandaigua, NY, Matt Smythe is a Creative Supervisor/Producer at Jay Advertising in Rochester. After serving 8 years in the U.S. Army he returned home to complete his A.S. in Biology at Finger Lakes Community College and his B.A. in English from SUNY Brockport. He received his M.A. in Literature from George Mason University, in Fairfax, VA. An avid outdoorsman, Matt writes poetry and non-fiction for his blog,, and has had work published in Redactions, Long Shot, The Ganargua Review, The Yale Angler’s Journal, Blueline, Frantic Egg, Noochbomb (online), Persona, Jigsaw, and The Kerf. He was also a 2000-2001 recipient of the Lannan/Folger Shakespeare Fellowship in Washington D.C. DETAILS: Wednesday, May 5, 7:30 p.m. Hughes Rotunda, Wilson Education Bldg., St. John Fisher College. 3690 East Ave, Rochester NY. For more information, contact Rochester Poets President Frank Judge at or 585-260-9005.
  • April 26, 2010: Featured poet at Poets Speak Loud – I’ll be performing a 20-minute set. Lark Tavern, 453 Madison Ave, Albany NY. Listen to a recording of this reading.
  • April 25, 2010: Smitty’s Poet Laureate Competition – Join me and 24 other poets as we vie for the title of Poet Laureate of Smitty’s Tavern, 112 Maple Ave, Voorheesville NY.
  • April 17, 2010: FootHills Publishing 25th Anniversary Celebration – I’ll be reading with nearly two dozen poets to celebrate FootHills. Dante’s Books, 99 Main St, Geneseo NY.
  • April 16, 2010: Albany WordFest – I’ll be reading as part of the all-night open mic. UAG Gallery, 247 Lark St, Albany NY.