In this podcast exclusive -Rick Sherry and Joel Paterson from Devil in a Woodpile join Dave Hoekstra to talk about their POWOPA! Event. POWOPA = PuttinOut Without PA. They discussed their time playing with blues legend Honeyboy Edwards. They also perform the song Easy Ridin’ Mama and go into the instrumentation behind it. Dave finds out how the environment and place feed into the music. They also perform Stove Pipe Blues.
POWOPA is a new all-day festival brought to you from Rick Sherry, one of the biggest driving forces for acoustic music in Chicago. This event is to celebrate the musicians who “put out” without a microphone. The whole day features musicians who will go amp-less to show the power behind pure acoustics!
1-1:45pm THE HAT STRETCHERS (front stage)
1:45-2:30pm JAKE & PATRICK (back stage)
2:30-3:15pm DEVIL IN A WOODPILE (front stage)
3:15-4pm REGINALD ROBINSON (back stage)
4-4:45pm THE PAULINA HOLLERS (front stage)
4:45-5:30pm THE BOTTLESNAKES (back stage)
5:30-6:15pm AL SCORCH (front stage)
6:15-7pm THE FAT BABIES (back stage)