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Arch City Radio Hour - Pokey LaFarge In Concert

Arch City Radio presents a live exclusive concert with Pokey LaFarge and his band.

Pokey LaFarge and his band gave stopped by St. Louis Public Radio for a private concert before they headed out on an international tour supporting Pokey's new self-titled album which comes out June 4 on Third Man Records.

They played a some songs from the new album and a few songs that come from the rich music history upon which Pokey draws his style.  He also took a few minutes to talk to host Nick Garcia about the new album and the music that drives him.

Pokey LaFarge "St. Louis Blues" on Arch City Radio Hour from Nick + Abby on Vimeo.

Songs performed:

"Lovesick Blues" / "All Night Long" / "Central Time" / "B-Flat Blues" /  "Close the Door" /  "Sadie Green" / "Day After Day" / "Cheatin' on Me" / "Fan It" / "Claude Jones" / "St. Louis Blues"

We'd like to thank Pokey LaFarge and John Smith of 12X12 Management for making this concert happen.

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Mike Schrand began his radio career at St. Louis Public Radio as a live recording intern from 1986 to 1988. From 1988 to 1992, he acted as Jazz ‘Till Dawn producer and host and weekend announcer, occasional engineer for Jazzstream With Walter Parker and Jazz Unlimited and Morning Edition engineer and producer. From 1992 to 1995, Schrand worked in the corporate world, but returned as a weekend announcer in 1995. In 1996, Schrand was hired as St. Louis Public Radio Traffic Director and was promoted to Assistant Program Director in 1998 and Program Director in 2001. In his spare time he writes, sings, and plays bass in the local roots quartet Salt Of The Earth, and enjoys down time with his family in St. Louis City.

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