Pokey LaFarge

Fri January 21 - Sat January 22, 2022
Pokey LaFarge

Arts Commons Presents
PCL Blues
Engineered Air Theatre
Friday, January 21, 2022 at 8:00 PM &
Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 8:00 PM

Pokey LaFarge

Pokey LaFarge is a man who marches to his own beat. Mixing Rockabilly rhythms, the tradition of French chanson singers, and a dash of ragtime, Pokey’s unique brand of blues stuns audiences with an eclectic musical sensibility. This timelessness has been one of Pokey’s calling cards since his first album, the self-released Marmalade in 2006, up until his most recent album, 2020’s critically acclaimed Rock Bottom Rhapsody. His composition Red's Theater of the Absurd, which was featured in Gore Verbinski’s 2013 movie Lone Ranger, perfectly embodies Pokey’s talent for combining French tradition with his signature bouncing rhythms and modern perspective.

Join Arts Commons Presents and the PCL Blues series for an evening of rollicking good fun – live and in-person – with Pokey LaFarge. 

 “In LaFarge’s wonderfully poetic style, he spills out his own story of drugs and drink across a vintage sound that is equal parts jazz, blues, swing and an always-evolving umbrella of Americana.” - Glide Magazine 

Part of the PCL Blues series presented by Arts Commons Presents.

Ideal for: Performances, presentations, lectures, weddings
Capacity: 185 – Theatre-style seating 150 – Cocktail reception  80 - dinner
Stage: Stage measures 11’ deep x 34’ wide 
Accessibility: Theatre seating includes wheelchair accessible seats
Included: customizable theatre lighting, standard room set-up, private lobby, event planning support 

Completed in 1994 the Engineered Air Theatre carries on the tradition of having a theatre located in its exact location for over 100 years, even incorporating rescued decorative elements from the old Empress Theatre into both its theatre and lobby design. In the summer of 2016, the Engineered Air had a face lift with the comfier chairs and updated décor.

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