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Pokey debuts on Dave

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 – Pokey LaFarge and his band made their U.S. network television debut on The Late Show With David Letterman on Tuesday by performing Central Time.

The song is off their latest full-length release, "Pokey LaFarge" on Third Man Records.

LaFarge and band are currently on the East Coast stretch of their tour, performing tonight at Philadelphia's World Cafe Live.

Tour dates are:
July 17- Philadelphia, PA - World Café Live
July 19- Northampton, MA - Iron Horse Music Hall
July 20- Boston, MA - Great Scott
July 23- Burlington, VT - Signal Kitchen
July 24- Montreal, QC - Petit Campus
July 25- Ottawa, ON - TBD
July 26- Toronto, ON - Horsehoe Tavern
July 27-28- Guelph, ON - Hillside Music Festival
July 30- Ann Arbor, MI - The Ark
July 31- Grand Rapids, MI - WYCE
July 31- Grand Rapids, MI - The Pyramid Scheme
Aug. 1- Kalamazoo, MI - Old Dog Tavern
Aug. 3- Madison, WI - Memorial Union Terrace
Aug.
Aug. - Hamilton, OH - RviersEdge Amphitheatre
Aug.
Sept. - Henderson, KY - Audubon Mill Park
Aug. 10- Louisville, KY - Headliners Music Hall
Aug. 16- Biddinghuize, Netherlands - Lowlands
Aug. 17- Kiewit, Belgium - Pukkelpop
Aug. 18- Frankfurt, Germany - TBD
Aug. 19- Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland - Musikfestwochen
Aug. 21- Gronigen, Netherlands - Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival
Aug. 22-25- Tonder, Denmark - Tonder Festival
Aug. 29- Brighton, UK - TBD
Aug. 30- Oxford, UK - O2 Academy Oxford
Aug. 31- Dorset, UK - End Of The Road Festival
Sept. 2- Dundalk, Ireland - The Spirit Store
Sept. 3- Cork, Ireland - Crane Lake Theatre
Sept. 4- Tipperary, Ireland - Clonmel World Music
Sept. 5- Kilkenny, Ireland - Cleere's Theatre
Sept. 12- Charleston, IL - Dvorak Concert Hall @ Doudna Fine Arts Festival
Sept. 13- Indianapolis, IN - Deluxe @ Old National Centre
Sept. 14- Cincinnati, OH - PNC Pavilion
Sept. 18- Nashville, TN - The Cannery
Sept. 19- Nashville, TN - Americana Music Association
Sept. 20- Marietta, OH - Valley Gem Sternwheeler
Sept. 21-22- Bristol, VA - Bristol Rhythm & Roots
Sept. 23- Harrisburg, PA - The Abbey Bar @ Appalachian Brewing Co.
Sept. 24- Pittsburgh, PA - Rex Theater
Nov. 14- Anspachlaan, Brussels - Ancienne Belgique

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Something in the Water CD review - Something in the Water
Whether Pokey LaFarge's seventh album, "Something in the Water," could be called more than "retro" is a stretch. The St. Louis musician's 21st century talent shows through his performance, compositions and writing, but some things work against him in his fight to make the album timeless. LaFarge covers a handful of genres that make him seem unsettled rather than well-rounded - like he can't pick just one. Jazzy numbers like "Underground" and »»»
Pokey LaFarge CD review - Pokey LaFarge
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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Hurray for the Riff Raff changes - in some ways – Hurray for the Riff Raff's new release, "The Navigator," was a long time coming - slightly more than three years after "Small Town Heroes," a strong roots-disc that found them touring incessantly. A few things have changed in the interim for the New Orleans-based band, but one of them remains the presence of front woman Alynda Lee Segarra.... »»»
Concert Review: Nightflyer soars – Despite the stage being a touch small for a five-piece band, the highly entertaining and extremely talented Nightflyer delivered with that hard driving, high-energy country bluegrass sound fans have come to expect. Joking that their contract only allowed them to play songs about trains, prison, whiskey, mama and Jesus, Nightflyer's diversity... »»»
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