May 13, 2015
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Pokey LaFarge’s May Bugle Call

Click here for the full version of the May newsletter, or read the text-only version below!

Howdy friends,

Happy Spring! Pokey and the band are buzzing around North America on the Something in the Water World Tour….there are plenty more tour dates in the US, Canada and Europe coming soon…read on for more!

Pokey on NPR’s Fresh Air

Recently, Pokey sat down with Terry Gross from NPR’s Fresh Air to perform a few tracks off of Something in the Water, and spoke about everything from his influences to his singing techniques. Originally broadcast over the airwaves, the full interview is now available here, and includes a transcript!

UK, Netherlands & More…Europe in May/June!

At the end of this month Pokey and his band will be kicking off the European leg of the Something in the Water World Tour! Starting off in the UK they’ll be making stops in Leeds, Oxford & London before crossing the English Channel.

From there they will start a string of festivals, beginning in Brussels with the Retrorama Festival before heading south to France for Festival Zone Rouge in Rouen. They’ll round things out with shows in The Netherlands, including the Naked Song Festival in Eindhoven, NL and club dates in Rotterdam, Groningen & more….

Bonnaroo & Beyond: Clubs & Festivals in North America

The band will be wrapping up the May leg of their North American tour with shows in Chicago, IL (Lincoln Hall), Indianapolis, IN (The Vogue) as well as two shows in Michigan (Detroit and Grand Rapids).

Later this Summer, the band will spend some time at festivals in the Midwest: Blue Ox Festival in Eau Claire, WI (June 12), Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN (June 14) and Waterfront Wednesdays in Louisville, KY (June 24)!

Early July will find the band spending some time up in Canada, for the wonderful Montreal International Jazz Festival! Pokey performs on July 4.

And for our friends in Ottawa – the band will be playing at Ritual on July 3!

Western USA Bound in July…

Starting July 15, Pokey will be touring out West in the USA, with club shows in the Pacific Northwest (Portland and Seattle) and throughout California (San Francisco, Los AngelesSan Diego and more!).

Pokey and the band will make some July stops in Colorado as well – in Denver and Crested Butte – in addition to a show in Kansas City, MO.

Plus, the band will head up to British Columbia for two days of performances at Vancouver Folk Festival!

Check out the full list of tour dates at the bottom of the e-mail, as not all shows have been mentioned here.

The official music video for the title track & lead single off Something in the Water has officially hit 100,000 views!

Thank you to everyone who has enjoyed the video — for anyone that hasn’t seen it yet head over here to find out whether something is indeed in the water…

Thanks for checking out this month’s Bugle Call, and be sure to continue keeping up with Pokey via his Facebook, Official Website, InstagramTwitter!

Don’t forget — Pokey’s new full length record, Something in the Water, is out now & available via digital download, CD or LP!

See you down the road!