San FranciscoÕs Poetry Tour Guide to SFÕs Open Mic Poetry

Edited by Dan Brady 08-14-2017 Version 4.1.1

Check before you go; venues change as can a show! Questions or Errata: http://www.creativeideasforyou.com/emailpage.html

This calendar is online at: http://www.creativeideasforyou.com/OPG_Cal_List.htm

Other listings: SF Heart http://www.sfheart.com/ Poetry Flash: http://www.poetryflash.org/

 

Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays - Sundays

(3) Bird and Beckett

7pm–9

(45) Hotel Utah

7pm to Last Call

 

(83) First Tuesdays

730pm–930

(85) Alchemy Slam 8pm

(d) Every Tues 630pm

(**) Sacred Grounds

1stshow@7-2nd 830+

(81) Free Feature Salon

7pm

 

(19) Bazaar Cafˇ

7pm–sign up

(28) 16th @Mission

930pm–12 M+

(4) Cafˇ International.

730pm-sign up

(46) Mutiny Radio

3pm–sign up

(53) Poets Speak Easy

(Sat) 2pm-5

(76) La Promenade

(1st Sat.) 7pm–930

(84) Poetry Open MIc

(1st Sun) 5-7pm

(45) Hotel Utah

7pm to Last Call

 

(17) On the Page 7pm–9

(85) Alchemy Slam 8pm

(89) Pan Dulce Poets 7pm

(91) Holistic Underground

8pm

(d) Every Tues 630pm

(**) Sacred Grounds

1stshow@7-2nd 830+ (81) Free Feature Salon

7pm

(19) Bazaar Cafˇ

7pm–sign up

(28) 16th @Mission

930pm–12 M+

(87) Voz Sin Tinta

630pm

(4) Cafˇ International.

730pm–Sign up

(46) Mutiny Radio

3pm–sign up

(53) Poets Speak Easy

(Sat) 2pm–5

(82) Gears Turning

(2nd Sun) 4pm

(3) Bird and Beckett

7pm–9

(45) Hotel Utah

7pm–Last Call

(86) Poetry Podcast TV

6pm

(85) Alchemy Slam 8pm

(90) Word Party 7pm –9

(d) Every Tues 630pm

 

(**) Sacred Grounds

1stshow@7-2nd 830+ (81) Free Feature Salon

7pm

(b) Smack Dab

730pm

(19) Bazaar Cafˇ

7pm–sign up

(28) 16th @Mission

930pm–12 M+

(77) La Voz del Barrio

730pm

(4) Cafˇ International.

730pm–sign up

(46) Mutiny Radio

3pm–sign up

(53) Poets Speak Easy

(Sat) 2pm–5

(a) Kassidat

4pm-6

(45) Hotel Utah

7pm–Last Call

 

(85) Alchemy Slam 8pm

(d) Every Tues 630pm

(92) Oh My Goddess! 6pm

(**) Sacred Grounds

1stshow@7-2nd 830+ (81) Free Feature Salon

7pm

 

(19) Bazaar Cafˇ

7pm–Sign up

(28) 16th @ Mission

930pm-12 M+

 

(4) Cafˇ International.

730pm–sign up

(46) Mutiny Radio

3pm–sign up

(55) Queer Open Mic

7pm–sign up

(53) Poets Speak Easy

(Sat) 2pm–5

(c) Open Mic/Swag

Last Sat, 5pm-8

See the reverse for: (23) Lunada, night of the full moon (80) Green Apple Open Mic 2nd to last Tue

 

Sacred Grounds, longest running open: Weds open/features, 1stshow@7 - 2nd @830+ Sacred Grounds Cafˇ, 2095 Hayes @ Cole: 387-3859,

Curator: Dan Brady http://www.creativeideasforyou.com/emailpage.html Streaming: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/sacred-Grounds-cafe

Video Archive: http://www.creativeideasforyou.com/SacredGrounds_YouTube.htm and weÕre on FaceBook.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(3) Bird and Beckett: 1st 3rd Mon: open/features, 7-9, Bird and Beckett, 653 Chenery nr Diamond: 586-3733, Host: Jerry Ferraz (4) Cafˇ International:

Fri: open/features, 730 sign up, Cafe International, 508 Haight@Fillmore: 552-7390 Host: Clyde Always (17) On the Page-Off the page: 2nd Tue: open/features, 7-9pm Park Branch Library, 1833 Page, Host: Richard Ivanhoe (19) Bazaar Cafe: Thrs: original acoustic music/spoken/word, 7pm, Bazaar Cafe, 5927 California St, nr 22nd: 831-5620, www.bazaarcafe.com Host: Robin Galante (23) LUNADA @FullMoon: open/features/music/theatre sign-up 730, Galeria de la Raza 2857 24th St@Bryant 826-8009 www.galeriadelaraza.org Host: Sandra Garcia Rivera (28) 16th @Mission: Thrs: step up-be heard, starts 10+/- @BART Plaza, Hosts: Charlie Getter et al, www.16thmission.com (45) Hotel Utah: Mon, open, 7pm to last call, Hotel Utah Saloon, 500 4th St, www.hotelutah.com (46) Mutiny Radio: Fri: open/features, sign-up @ 330–6pm singing/spoken-wd/music/streaming audio, 2781 21stSt@Florida Hosts:: Val Ibarra+Diamond Dave, 240-0286 or dmndv@hotmail.com

 

(53) PoetÕs Speak Easy: Sat: open/features, 2-5, Sacred Grounds Cafˇ, 2095 Hayes: 387-3859 Host: Barbara Belle Diamond, bellediamond@comcast.net (55) Queer OpenMic:4thh Fridays: sign-up 7; show@730, Modern Times Bookstore, 888 Valencia@20th, open/poets/musicians, Hosts:: Baruch Porras-Hernandez, Blythe Baldwin www.queeropenmic.com (74) Tinta/Voz: 2nd Thrs: open/features, 630-8, AlleyCat Books, 3036 24th St. www.alleycatbookshop.com Hosts: Jose Cadena+Marguerite Munoz (76) La Promenade: 1st Sat: 7-930, La Promenade Cafˇ, 3643 Balboa @38th, open/features, Hosts: Mercer+Manning, cafˇ: 221-6063 (77) La Vozdel Barrio Open Mic: 2nd Thr, sign up 730-starts@8, Mission Cult. Cntr 2868 Mission St nr 25th, open/mic/poets/musicians, Hosts:: Andreina+Joshua www.jiridon.com 707-303-0741 (80) Green Apple Music/Poetry/Open Mic, 2nd to last Tue, open,musicians+poets, (10min) 7pm, Green Apple Annex, 520 Clement, 387-2272, www.greenapplebooks.com Host: Ronnie Carrier, events@greenapplebooks.com

 

(81) Free Feature Salon, Wed: open/features -musicians/poets (10min ea) sign up@7 starts@8, feature@930, Neck of the Woods, 406 Clement St, Hosts:: GuinevereQ+Young Sun, inhabitantofapalebluedot@gmail.com (82) Gears Turning Poetry Series, open/features 2nd Sundays, starts@4, Adobe Bookstore, 3130 24th St Host: Kim Shuck, kshuck@tsoft.net (83) 1st TuesdayÕs Spoken word TV showcase, 1st Tue: open/features /musicians/poets, 730930 ($20 cover for show/dinner/1st drink/free to features) Radio Africa and Kitchen, 4800 3rd Hosts:: Karwanna+Terrell: 510-491-3703 www.1sttuesdays.com 84) Poetry Open Mic, 1st Sun, open/features, 5-7pm, KawikaÕs Ocean Beach Deli, 734 La Playa, 221-2031 www.oceanbeachdeli.com/events.php 85) The Alchemy Slam, Tues: poetry open/slam/music, sign up 8pm, ($5cover), F8 Lounge, 1192 Folsom St, Hosts: Casey Gardner+Mike Taylor+Slam Master Patrick Oshlund  facebook: alchemyslam (86) Poetry Podcast open mic TV, 3rd Mon, Clarion Arts Cntr, 816 Sacramento St, enter on Waverly, open/features 6 – 830pm, Hosts:: John Rhodes@415-440-3509, Clara Hsu+Mr. Kopel - See it on channel 29 and U-verse 99, Thurs 7:30pm 87) Voz Sin Tinta, 2nd Thr, 3 open/features, 630pm, Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St. 824 – 1761 Host: incl. Alejandro Murguia (89) Pan Dulce Poets, 2nd Tue: open/features 7pm, La Reyna Bakery, 3114 24th St Host: Ricardo Tavarez (90) The Word Party! 3rd Tue, read with Nova Jazz or solo, 7-930pm, PianoFight Bar Stage, 144 Taylor: Jennifer Barone+Ingrid Keir (91) Holistic Underground, 2ndTues, open, 8pm-12, Bissap Baobab 3372 19th nr Mission, Host: Mazin Jamal Contact: mazin@holisticunderground.org (92) Oh My Goddess! 4th Tues, open, 6- 10pm, Artillery Gallery, 2741 Mission@24th, hosts: Lilith King Smithson and LeilaŅ LeiLoÓ Yatim Contact: mazin@holisticunderground.org (producer)

 

New Venues: for which I await further details:

 

(a) Kassidat, 3rd Suns, Features, 4-6pm, Adobe Books, 3130 24th St. near Folsom Host: Bloodflower store: 864-3065 (b) Smack Dab, 3rd Weds, 730pm sign-up, Dog Eared Books Castro - 489 Castro St, nr18th- Hosts: Larry-bob Roberts and Dana Hopkins (c) Open Mic/Swag Slam, last Sat, open mic Two Jacks, 401 Haight St 5 - 8 pm, 415-431-6290 Host: Lynn (d) Every Tuesday Poetry, Tues, features/open, 630pm, North Beach Library, 850 Columbus, Curator: Jack Hirschman