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Fresh From the Press

JamSphere’s review of 20 Motherfuckers compares us to Captain Beefheart, Frank Zappa, and Primus! Thank you for the love!!! Check out our first official release recorded at Hyde Street Studios in San Francisco, CA. Exclusive Interview with The Wyatt Act: Slam Poetry Meets Rock’n’Roll Lex Talks Music writes, “…what happens when you mash up slam poetry, comedy, and rock ‘n’… Read more »

Everyone Gets Inaugurated!

Congratulations! You’re getting inaugurated! Yes, YOU! Sign up if you want to deliver an inauguration speech with The Wyatt Act at Hotel Utah Saloon on Fri., Jan. 20th & win a prize! Show starts at 9pm. ​ Check out our first official recording! https://thewyattact.bandcamp.com/ RESIST LIST   If somebody’s having a psychiatric emergency, don’t call the cops! Call Mobile Crisis… Read more »

Word Performances with The Wyatt Act

Sometimes, we do poetry-centric shows for a sit-down crowd. WE LOVE POETRY! Word Performances has brought its synthesis of spoken word, dance, music, operatic singing, and comedy to over 15 shows in the Bay Area. Starting at the beloved Viracocha for the first 8 performances, we’ve come to the Lit Crawl, Beast Crawl, The Great Star Theatre, and The Lost… Read more »

SLAMROCK MANIFESTO

thewyattact   September 25, 2015   No Comments on SLAMROCK MANIFESTO

Street-corner style poetry meets transgressive rock. SlamRock is a philosophy, a lifestyle, an attitude, a swagger. SlamRock is a reaction to a society of detached, automatic, alienated, civilized play-acts. SlamRock values process over product and interaction over isolation. 3 Principles of SlamRock: – Spontaneity – Variety – Put on a fucking show!

Haight St. Fair

Thank you for dancing with us at The Haight St. Fair! What a blast!!! Check out this amazing poster by the talented Linda B: The crowd demanded more, chanting, “ONE MORE SONG! ONE MORE SONG!” Breakfast declared, “As Chancellor of the United Nyeights of America, we will NOT negotiate with tourists! We will cave in and give them exactly what… Read more »

The Wyatt Act’s: Poetry Style SlamRock in SF Weekly

Hey Wyatters! We got an exclusive SF Weekly interview. Guinevere Q gives Evan Karp the low down on the process we take to arrive at the lactacious beats (yes, they make you lactate) and lovingly lovable lyrics. Guinevere Q: Viracocha has been an incredible inspiration in bringing performance poetry and rowdy music together. As bandmates, we also share similar social… Read more »