Pokey LaFarge tickets

Pokey LaFarge Tickets

Pokey LaFarge Islington Assembly Hall, London

Saturday 2nd May 2020
Pokey LaFarge Fan Reviews (3) 5.0
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"He's a born showman, terrific vocalist, musician and lyricist with a tight band behind him"
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Pokey LaFarge, KOKO, London - 13th March 2018

Felt that all there shared my enthusiasm for him

Posted by Polly on 14/03/2018

"Stripped Down Pokey Rocks the House"
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Pokey LaFarge, KOKO, London - 13th March 2018

For years, his band got bigger and jazzier. Now Pokey is touring with a 3 piece backing band, his original guitarist and bassist, with the jazzier drummer added in 2015. His sound is now recognisably 1950's rock and roll, all electric echo.

This new sound is great. It is focussed and less jammy and puts the onus on Pokey to deliver. And deliver he does. He does loads of songs with energy and drive. The band is terrific and the songs work perfectly, no matter when they were first recorded. Pokey is an exciting, strange performer, his Americana now Buddy Holly rock. He sings his heart out.

Koko is an awful venue for comfort - no seats - but the sound, etc is great. Shame, it nearly ruined the gig.

Posted anonymously on 14/03/2018

"Brilliant night"
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Pokey LaFarge, Gorilla, Manchester - 12th March 2018

Excellent venue , small so makes for more intimate atmosphere. Pokey Lefarge was as expected , super performance and great interaction with the audience .Would strongly recommend both artist n venue .

Posted by Stu A on 13/03/2018

Artist Bio

Pokey LaFarge is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, recording artist, poet and actor living in Los Angeles. Raised on a healthy diet of blues, bluegrass, ragtime, Western swing and old- time country, the Illinois native writes timeless, multi-hued songs that reflect his refined good taste, as well as the wide variety of influences and rhythms he’s absorbed over a decade-plus spent traveling and performing around the globe.

LaFarge made his recording debut in 2006, with the self-released album Marmalade. In 2009 LaFarge founded the group Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three when a group of three musicians joined him: Joey Glynn (bass), Adam Hoskins (guitar) and Ryan Koenig (harmonica, washboard, and snare drum).

The group is based in St. Louis, Missouri. As of late 2012 / early 2013, the group were joined by TJ Muller (cornet) and Chloe Feoranzo (clarinet).

In 2017 he released the acclaimed Manic Revelations, and has developed a devoted following on both sides of the Atlantic. He has toured as an opener for Jack White, who released 2013’s Pokey LaFarge on his Third Man Records, and played everything from humble nightclubs to big stages like the Ryman, Red Rocks and Bonnaroo. He made his big-screen debut in 2013 as a saloon singer in Gore Verbinski’s The Lone Ranger, and in 2017 portrayed country legend Hank Snow on the CMT series Sun Records.

Having toured extensively with backing by the South City Three string band and an ever- shifting cast of additional players, LaFarge is now playing occasional solo shows while focusing on finishing his first book of poetry. He’s hoping to release it in 2019, a year which should also see a new batch of Pokey LaFarge music featuring some as-yet-unnamed collaborators.

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