• Rent Parties

    RENT PARTY LINEUP to take us through the winter

    To reserve your spot or a table for you & your friends email pomerenearts@gmail.com or call 740.622.0326 suggested donation $10 per person RENT PARTY LINEUP, winter 2017 January 6, 7pm MATT OPACHICK TRIO Original Americana Music with Blues influences   Erica (then Woodrum/CHS’ alum) now Opachick introduced us to Matt who introduced us to The Wayfarers (he played fiddle with them for a time). A few months ago Matt suggested he introduce us to his new string trio— a guitar and bass player/friends from a few bands. We said yes. We’ve loved it everytime Matt has played for us either solo or with a ban. You can expect Americana music with blues influences, old time fiddle music and a selection…

  • Performances,  Rent Parties

    The Saturday Giant—Third Times a Charm

    The Saturday Giant Friday, March 25, 7pm  @ the Pomerene Center for the Arts Suggested donation $10 Reserve seats for you and your friends | 740.622.0326 or pomerenearts@gmail.com Phil Cogley is back at the Pomerene for a third time as “The Saturday Giant” March 25th from 7­-9pm. If you are keeping count, this is the second Rent Party this month…April’s Rent Party presented early so we could accommodate this one man band in a suitcase. Once he unpacks and stands surrounded by his amazing cockpit of controls and instruments, THE SATURDAY GIANT lays down track on top of track–guitar, drums, bass, beat boxing, keyboards, vocals–all played live, recorded and looped (no prerecorded samples). Each song is orchestrated…

  • Rent Parties

    Barefoot McCoy plays January’s Rent Party

    FRIDAY, January 8, 7pm To reserve your spot or a table for you & your friends email pomerenearts@gmail.com or call 740.622.0326 suggested donation $10 per person BAREFOOT MCCOY–Folk rock singer-songwriter. Plays a blend of acoustic, Americana and folk rock genres that often resonate with the interior and exterior trials and tribulations of life. He’ll be bringing his guitar and harmonica and will do a little playing on our piano. Influences: Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Johnson, Doc Watson WHAT IS A RENT PARTY? At the time of the Great Migration north (1910-1930), blacks emigrating from the south settled the problem of Harlem’s inflated rents by throwing parties. Furniture was moved to the outside walls, musicians and refreshments were brought in, card…