2007 Archived Dates:

January-February, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Frank works on "Baseball Poetry" book and film documentary.

January 20, Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ, Works by Frank Messina will be included in a charity auction to help raise money for Art House Productions' large scale, multimedia production of "Camino Real" by Tennessee Williams, opening on March 2, 2007.

February 1-8, SNY's Mets Weekly Top-Ten of 2006: Frank appears on SNY's Mets Weekly discussing the top-ten Mets games of 2006, in vivid, poetic detail.

March 21, Louisville, KY, The Rudyard Kipling, The Wanderer Tour: From New York & Kentucky to California & Beyond: Frank Messina with Kentucky legend Ron Whitehead, Country Music star Sarah Elizabeth and Blues great Tyrone Cotton. 422 West Oak Street (near 4th St.) Louisiville, KY, 502-636-1311.

March 22, Louisville, KY, Air Devil's Inn, The Wanderer Tour: From New York & Kentucky to California & Beyond: Frank Messina with Kentucky legend Ron Whitehead, Country Music star Sarah Elizabeth and Blues great Tyrone Cotton. 2802 Taylorsville Rd, 10PM.

March 23, Sacramento, CA, Luna's, The Wanderer Tour: From New York & Kentucky to California & Beyond: Frank Messina with Kentucky legend Ron Whitehead, Country Music star Sarah Elizabeth and Blues great Tyrone Cotton. 1414 16th St. Sacramento, CA. 9PM.

March 26, Yosemite National Park, The Wanderer Tour: From New York & Kentucky to California & Beyond: Frank Messina with Kentucky legend Ron Whitehead, Country Music star Sarah Elizabeth and Blues great Tyrone Cotton.

March 30, Confucious Hall, Talmage, CA, The Wanderer Tour: From New York & Kentucky to California & Beyond: Frank Messina with Kentucky legend Ron Whitehead, Country Music star Sarah Elizabeth and Blues great Tyrone Cotton. Mid-day Show, 1PM. City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, 2001 Talmage Road, Talmage, CA

March 30, The Saturday Afternoon Club, Ukiah, CA, The Wanderer Tour: From New York & Kentucky to California & Beyond: Frank Messina with Kentucky legend Ron Whitehead, Country Music star Sarah Elizabeth and Blues great Tyrone Cotton. 170 South Oak Street, Ukiah, CA. 7PM.

March 31, The Swaller Holler, Talmage, CA The Wanderer Tour: From New York & Kentucky to California & Beyond: Frank Messina with Kentucky legend Ron Whitehead, Country Music star Sarah Elizabeth and Blues great Tyrone Cotton. 1001 Recreation Road, Talmage, CA.

April 5, BB King's, New York City, 237 W. 42nd Street. Commander Cody, Stir Fried w/ Frank Messina, The Flying Jalepenos. Showtime 8:00PM, $21.

May 7,8,9,San Francisco, CA; taping of selected Mets-related poems by Frank Messina to be aired during the Mets 2007 baseball season.

June 5, Shea Stadium, Queens, NY. SNY-Mets Weekly tapes on-field interview and performance of selected Mets-related poems by Frank Messina with Larry McDonald on percussion. To be aired starting June 16 and throughout the 2007 baseball season.

June 16, SNY-TV, Mets Weekly, 12:30PM. Frank Messina waxes poetic on SNY-TV's Mets Weekly with special guest Larry McDonald on percussion. Just before the Yanks/Mets afternoon game. Don't miss the fun from the comfort of your own living room...or favorite sports bar.

June 17, SNY-TV, Mets Weekly, 6:30PM and 11:30PM. Frank Messina waxes poetic on  SNY-TV's Mets Weekly with special guest Larry McDonald on percussion. Just before and after the Yanks/Mets night game. Don't miss the fun from the comfort of your own living room...or favorite sports bar.

July 2, SNY-TV Studios, New York City, Taping for SNY-TV's Mets Weekly program featuring Frank Messina and other infamous Mets fans and celebs discussing forgotten players of yesteryear. To be aired during the Mets 2007 baseball season.

July 16, 17, 18, Petco Park, San Diego, CA, taping of selected Mets-related poems by Frank Messina. To be aired during the Mets 2007 baseball season.

July 19-22, Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA, taping of selected Mets-related poems by Frank Messina to be aired during the Mets 2007 baseball season.

August 3,4,5, Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL, taping of selected Mets-related poems by Frank Messina to be aired during the Mets 2007 baseball season.

September 16, Spiegal Theatre, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY. Frank Messina will be a featured reader and speaker at the event presented by the Association of Italian-American Educators and Hofstra University's 15th Annual Italian Experience Festival. The Spiegal Theatre, Hofstra's South Campus. 12-5pm.

October 1, CBS Early Morning Show, Interview with Frank Messina. 7AM, EST. Check local listings. This is a national network broadcast.

October 20, Kentucky Center for the Arts, Louisville, KY, Frank Messina with Ron Whitehead and Sarah Elizabeth, Tyrone Cotton. The Clark –Todd Hall at The Kentucky Center for The Arts. 8 pm (doors & bar open 7pm). $15 advance tickets available August 31 at The Kentucky Center Box Office. 502-584-7777 www.kentuckycenter.org 800-755-7777 SOLD OUT

November 4-8, Celebrating Jack Kerouac: Recording Frank's reading of On the Road in it's entirety. Private studio sessions in New York City.

November 10, 11, 12, Marquee Club, London, UK, LIPS: The London International Poetry and Song Festival. Frank reads original works and works by Jack Kerouac celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the publication of On The Road. Featuring David Amram, Carolyn Cassady, Ron Whitehead and others. Curated by playwright Richard Deakin. Ticket prices and booking details:
10 per night (in advance)
12 (on the door)
25 for full weekend pass (Saturday, Sunday & Monday)

Tickets are available directly from The Marquee Club (Just off Leicester Square, 14 Upper Saint Martins Lane, WC2H 9EF), via the 24hour booking line 08444771000 or online at TICKETWEB UK (subject to booking fee)

November 17, Turning Point, Piermont, NY. Frank will be making a special appearance with blues great TYRONE COTTON at the famous Turning Point. Don't miss this show! Tyrone opens for Johnny Winter the night before on 11/16, show is sold out, tickets $120.00. If you miss Johnny Winter and Tyrone on 11/16, come see Tyrone and his band for $20.00 on Saturday.  Reserve Tickets

December 3, Cornelia Street Cafe, New York, NY Frank appears as a featured  guest with David Amram and his quartet as they perform music Amram has composed celebrating half a century of collaborations with playwrights, choregraphers, authors, poets and musicians from the 50's through today's innovative young artists. Actor John Ventimiglia of The Sopranos poets Frank Messina and Mike Figliola and surprise guests join Amram and his quartet with Kevin Twigg, drums and glockenspiel, John Dewitt,bass and Adam Amram congas. Amram will also read excerpts from his new book Upbeat: Nine Lives of a Musical Cat. 8:30-11PM. Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia St, New York, NY. 212-989-9319

 

 

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