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Amy McClure sends this note:

Dear Friends and Family,

Looking forward to seeing you! Details are on the Eventbrite link below. Please register if you’ll attend:


Let’s gather IN-PERSON & outdoors to celebrate Michael McClure. (NOT VIRTUALLY!) A free event, but please register! Gate opens at noon.

About this event

Please join us for music, poetry and a celebration of Michael’s life and artistic legacy. Among the artists honoring him are Juvenal Acosta, George Brooks, Garrett Caples, Clark Coolidge, Peter Coyote, Jack Foley, Henry Kaiser, Elaine Katzenberger, Paul Nelson, Gyan Riley, Michael Rothenberg, Andrew Schelling, Rebecca Solnit, Frank Wildman, and other wonderful guests.

We’ll gather in his memory at one of Michael’s favorite places, California Shakespeare Company’s beautiful outdoor amphitheater.

  • Cal Shakes Information:
  • The gate opens at noon. Food is available from the on-site cafe, or bring your own and enjoy a picnic at one of the tables in the shady eucalyptus groves.
  • A golf cart shuttle is available if you need assistance from the parking lot to the venue.
  • The venue is located in sunny Orinda, so come prepared for hot weather. But, later in the day it could cool down quickly.
  • Seating is abundant but limited, so prior registration is advised.

The event is open to the public, your friends and family are welcome.

COVID-19 Policy: Before entering, all guests must show either proof of full vaccination or a negative test within the preceding 72 hours. Masks are required for everyone.

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