Erotic Poetry & Music Festivus
Friday, Feb 21
The Phoenix core crème de la crème; from poets, musicians, comics and performance artists on two stages. Non-stop program featuring the broadest range of eclectic scintillating performances, comic lust-filled poetry, musical flights of fancy. Something for everyone. Discretion; Mature subject matter. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, Kahlua Coffee specials, Cash Bar. 21+
A scintillating evening of eclectic talents, with a full program that features more than 30 acts in two simultaneous stages (Main and West Garden), where tunes, words, songs, fire and body movements reign supreme!
Tickets $15 door
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Tickets will be available at the door.
Main Stage Acts:
8:00 – Welcome by hosts “Ernasty” Moncada & Kevin Patterson. Introducing ASL interpreter Haley Raynbo!
8:10 – Tom Tuerff (music)
8:25 – Dani Garitty (poetry)
8:35 – Dwayne Holmes (comedy)
8:45 – Beth May (poetry)
8:55 – Ben Jammin’ (poetry)
9:05 – Jared Squee (performance art)
9:15 – Brandy “Brandelicious” Phoenix (music)
9:30 – Neil Gearns & Heather Smith (poetry)
9:45 – Jack Evans & Judy Green-Davis (poetry)
10:00 – Ashley Naftule (performance art)
10:10 – Genevieve Rice (stand-up comedy)
10:20 – Nikki G (poetry)
10:30 – Lauren Perry (poetry)
10:40 – Katrina Rainsong of Firelight Entertainment (dance/performance art)
10:55 – Matt Micheletti (stand-up comedy)
11:05 – Expat, featuring Amy Ouzoonian & Patrick Hershey (music)
West Garden Stage Acts:
Fire: Heather Edgar, Music: Fable Farren Fen & Robert Anderson – interesting, Monica Rivas, Dagger Pan, Hydroxia Gryphon, Tracy Thomas, Paul Dlouhy, Vic Void; Poets: Carol Hogan, Joe Montano III, Deborah Berman, Wisdom Soul, Jewel Blackfeather.
MAIN STAGE BIOS
* Kevin Patterson: Renaissance man of many facets, the most recent being the creation of “The Arthouse”, a locally grown on-line sitcom finishing its first season.
* “Ernasty” Moncada: Writer of stuff and performing junkie (with subtitles option included), producer of various local shows including Firestage and Arcana Cabaret.
* Haley Ritter: A yummy, free-spirited activist with a niche for ASL interpretation.
* Tom Tuerff: Singer-songwriter and beloved entertainer with an extensive career that has seen a plethora of diverse stages throughout the nation.
* Dani Garrity – Glendale poetry dame, host of the long-running open mic event “Words in the Alley”.
* Dwayne Holmes: The self-proclaimed world’s hottest theatre major; former cast member of First Friday Night Live.
* Beth May – A multi-talented force of nature, involved in many local projects including Arcana Collective, The Arthouse and First Friday Night Live.
* Ben Jammin’ – Fearless performer in spoken word, sketch and stand-up, also cast member of First Friday Night Live.
* Jared Squee – Radical writer and performance absurdist, ranging from the revolutionary to the revolting, from animal sounds to purple prose; unlimited nomadic experimentation.
* Brandy “Brandelicious” Phoenix – Singer/songwriter who speaks of halcyon dreams through her guitar while dancing veiled in verbal bouquets tickling the senses.
* Neil Gearns & Heather Smith – She is a soulful poet and dedicated painter, he is a witted storyteller and comedic performer; together they form a powerful creative entity.
* Jack Evans & Judy Green-Davis – Joined in their mutual love for poetry, community and each other, both writers are a constant source of inspiration and quality work.
* Ashley Naftule – Man of multiple faces including playwright, puppeteer, actor and performance artist; member of the Arcana Collective and the Space 55 ensemble cast.
* Genevieve Rice – The “classiest lady of local stand-up” who performs all over the Valley and produces successful on-going comedy events like The Snark Show.
* Nikki G. – Erotica poet who sets poetry on fire and can often be seen performing with her amazing band ReVerbin Blu.
* Lauren Perry – Slam poet, zombie beauty queen; since 2006, has crafted her own signature style of sex-plicit performance poetry of modern love and sexual freedom.
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