July 1, 2014
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Pokey LaFarge’s Bugle Call – July 2014

Check out a text-only version of our July newsletter below, or click here for the full version!

Hello friends!

As summer entered full swing this June, we had a whirlwind of performances and exciting news. We kicked off our month with the announcement of our upcoming Central Time Tour, which will be blazing a trail through the midwest USA this September!

We also had the pleasure of sharing a few performances in St. Louis, including our appearance on A Prairie Home Companion. Now we’re beginning an exciting month of July, which will be filled with performances around the USA and Canada, as well as the beginning of our Summer 2014 European tour!

A North American July

This July we’ll be touring around the USA and Canada, playing club shows along the East coast and Midwest USA in addition to joining two incredible festival lineups in Canada – Toronto Urban Roots Festival and Ottawa Bluesfest! We’ll also play at the wonderful Montreal venue, Petit Campus, on July 7 before heading back to the states.

We’ll then be working our way down the East coast with performances in New York City (Bowery Ballroom),Washington, DC (The Birchmere), Mount Solon, VA (Red Wing Roots Festival), andColumbus, OH (Park Street Patio).

Come late July, look out for us at the Prescott Park Folk Festival and at the sold-out Newport Folk Festival.

Be sure to check the tour dates list at the bottom of this message, or visit pokeylafarge.net/tour for all the cities & venues we’ll be stopping at along the way!

Headed Back Across the Atlantic!

Join us on July 31 and August 1 as we kick off our tour through Europe with two days of performances at the Cambridge Folk Festival.

We’re also headed back to France for Festival Les Nuits Secrètes on August 2 and 3, Germany (Hamburg), and the Netherlands (RotterdamEindhoven,Bloemendaal). We look forward to being back in Europe, as always!

This September – Pokey LaFarge’s Central Time Tour

A show on September 10th in Tulsa, OK will mark the beginning of the Central Time Tour – a two week long, self-contained, traveling music festival. We will be joined by Joel Savoy, Jesse Lége and the Cajun Country RevivalThe Tillers and The Loot Rock Gang…AND, our special guest and master of ceremonies Dom Flemons will join us to emcee and perform his original solo material!

>>Visit www.pokeylafarge.net/ctt for more information<<

A Prairie Home Companion…Take 2!

We had a fantastic time performing on A Prairie Home Companion in front of a packed crowd at The Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis, MO. This was the second time we’ve had the pleasure of playing on the show, and it just keeps getting better. Thanks to everyone who came out to watch or tuned in to listen!

If you missed the show, or if you’re yearning for a midwestern melody to jump-start your day, you can watch our performance of “Central Time” on A Prairie Home Companion here. Additionally, you can stream the whole show on APHC’s online archives.

Thanks for taking the time to read our July news bulletin…we hope to see many of your faces out on the road in the coming days and weeks!

Stay tuned to our happenings this Summer by following us on Facebook and Twitter…and be sure to keep an eye on our official website, y’all.

See you down the road!

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