Ubangi Stomp Club are delighted to announce the welcome return of Pokey LaFarge in Opium Rooms on 8th October.
Pokey LaFarge is a musician, songwriter, band leader, entertainer, innovator and preservationist, whose arsenal of talents have placed him at the forefront of of American Music.Over the last decade, Pokey has won the hearts of music lovers all over the world. The St. Louis-based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist draws from a deep well of American musical traditions to create distinctively personal music that’s timeless rather than retro, transcending the confines of genre in a manner that reflects the artist’s openhearted attitude.
Incorporating elements of early jazz, ragtime, country blues, Western swing, and beyond, LaFarge has created a vibrant, deeply expressive body of work that embodies an expansive musical vision and vivid storytelling sensibility that are wholly his own.
He’s also earned a reputation as a tireless, uniquely charismatic live performer, winning a loyal international fan base that regularly packs his rousing, celebratory live shows.