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AUGUST 1, 2, 3 . 2014 . Happy Valley, Oregon

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LISTEN Sweet Potato Blues
LISTEN Bag of Bones
LISTEN Old Black Dog
LISTEN La la Blues
Of the countless roots musicians traveling the world, spreading the early American music tradition, St. Louis musician and singer Pokey LaFarge is the next in line to make a significant impact on music enthusiasts everywhere. His creative mix of early jazz, string ragtime, country blues and western swing rings true and fine, making him one of the most innovative of all the purists performing American roots music today. It’s wonderfully infectious, and all laid down in front of a big, big swingin’ beat. A lot of performers are content to play old material, reworking the tunes to give them new life or to stamp them with personal style. But LaFarge both achieves timelessness with his original songs and honors the legendary songwriters and musicians of songs he covers ... READ MORE


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