Buddy WAKEFIELD comes to Australia as part as his World Tour “RILED UP AND WASTED ON LIGHT”.
BUDDY WAKEFIELD is the three-time US and World Slam champion featured on NPR, the BBC, HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, and most recently signed to Ani DiFranco’s Righteous Babe Records. In the spring of 2001, Buddy left his position as executive assistant at a biomedical firm, sold or gave away everything he owned, moved into his Honda Civic and set out to live for a living, touring North American poetry venues through 2003. In 2004 and 2005 he won the Individual World Poetry Slam the International Poetry Festival Slam in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Since then he has gone on to share the stage with nearly every notable performance poet in the world in hundreds of venues internationally.