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Sunday, July 6 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Pokey LaFarge

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Pokey LaFarge is a musician, songwriter, bandleader, entertainer, innovator and preservationist, whose arsenal of talents has placed him at the forefront of American music. Over the last decade, Pokey has won the hearts of music lovers across the globe with his creative mix of early jazz, string ragtime, country blues and western swing. After signing with Jack White’s Third Man Records to release his fifth full-length album, "Pokey LaFarge" (2013), he performed as a musical guest on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Late Late Show on Ireland’s RTÉ One Network

Pokey’s rendition of “Lovesick Blues” with Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, featured on an episode of Boardwalk Empire, was selected for inclusion on the series’ official soundtrack (Vol. 2). Additionally, Pokey appeared in Disney’s The Lone Ranger (both on screen and on the original score), was featured on A Prairie Home Companion and NPR’s World Cafe, and he recorded a song for ATO Records’ 'Divided & United: Songs of the Civil War', produced by Randall Poster.

Pokey LaFarge is on a mission, encouraging fans worldwide to think differently about what it means to celebrate musical traditions. Simply put, Pokey explains, “It’s not retro music. It’s American music that never died.”


Sunday July 6, 2014 8:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Barney Danson Theatre

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