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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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