Cayn started performing his brand of punk poetry on the 10th September supporting Attila the Stockbroker in his hometown of Hebden Bridge.
Following this gig, Cayn went on to perform at various open mic nights, poetry nights, punk gigs and various other events performing with the likes of John Cooper Clarke, Attila the Stockbroker, TV Smith, Nick Tocksek, Sham 69, Anti Nowhere League, Dave Sharp and various other bands and performers.
Cayn with John Cooper Clarke in Newcastle
Gigs aside, Cayn also released an independent booklet, Drunk and Incapable which sold all one hundred copies of it's print run within one month
Following this Cayn found himself the subject of a documentary by Pamela Eddington called "It'll be Cayn White on the Night" which was shown at The Odeon Cinema in Sheffield.
More gigs followed before Cayn took a break from continuous poetry gigging, to take on regular musician gigging playing in both The Dole Dossers and The Liberators, performing spoken word sporadically throughout the years.
After a break from all forms of performing, spurred on by friends and fellow poets Luke Hogarth and Keiron Higgins, Cayn returned to more regular performing and started writing new poems a mixture of humourous and serious pieces.
In November 2020 "Scraping the Barrel-Poems and Stupidity 2005-2020" a collection of thirty poems old and new was released by Tredition with two more books in the pipeline and more gigs lined up for a post Covid world