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Joe Pug, Vandaveer

MARK STOCK
9 pm., Thursday October 17 | $12 advance, $14 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 
[SINGER-SONGWRITER] Fine, there’s only one Bob Dylan. But Joe Pug has a chillingly similar sound. The Austin-based musician picked up a guitar while working as a carpenter in the Midwest. Those preliminary strums became Nation of Heat, Pug’s first EP in a growing line of fine folk. Ever since, Pug has been weaving simple Americana with lyrics that would make most MFA students envious. Latest release The Great Despiser offers a more countrified, Steve Earle-inflected Pug. And while his backing band occasionally waters things down, Pug shines through as a true independent force.

Where: Doug Fir Lounge
Phone: 231-9663
Address: 830 E Burnside St.
Website: www.dougfirlounge.com

 
 

Doug Fir Lounge

830 E Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
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