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An intimate evening with Billy Tuggle!

Our March feature is a truly magnificent poet, musician, and just a kick-ass guy in general: Billy Tuggle!  This is one of those features that you WILL kick yourself for missing folks!

Sunday March 5th at Yellow Cab Tavern.  Doors open at 7pm and the poetry starts promptly at 7:30!

 

Billy Tuggle is a South Side Chicago native; a vocalist, performance poet, mentor and teaching artist. His involvement with HipHop and poetry slam has led him to perform and present his craft in schools, museums and cafes across North America. His work has also circulated widely on the internet via Button Poetry and All Def Digital [Def Poetry] among other platforms. He has represented his home town a record 13 years running in major slam and won the 2015 National Head to Head Haiku Champion. Billy has shared stages with such luminous writers/performers as Patricia Smith, Saul Williams, DJ Spinna, Brother Ali, Psalm One, Aesop Rock, Nikki Patin, Rebel Diaz and Pugz Atoms; he is a co-founder of the Chicago Four Star Poetry Club; creator of the Haiku Battle Royal. Billy's most recent collection is the chapbook 'Incantation'.  

Billy Tuggle is a South Side Chicago native; a vocalist, performance poet, mentor and teaching artist. His involvement with HipHop and poetry slam has led him to perform and present his craft in schools, museums and cafes across North America. His work has also circulated widely on the internet via Button Poetry and All Def Digital [Def Poetry] among other platforms. He has represented his home town a record 13 years running in major slam and won the 2015 National Head to Head Haiku Champion.

Billy has shared stages with such luminous writers/performers as Patricia Smith, Saul Williams, DJ Spinna, Brother Ali, Psalm One, Aesop Rock, Nikki Patin, Rebel Diaz and Pugz Atoms; he is a co-founder of the Chicago Four Star Poetry Club; creator of the Haiku Battle Royal. Billy's most recent collection is the chapbook 'Incantation'.

 

Earlier Event: February 19
The Annual F$@k Valentine's Day Show!
Later Event: March 10
University of Dayton's LitFest!