• Performances,  Rent Parties

    detroit klutch plays february 1st

    Detroit Klutch | Friday, February 1, 7pm Genres: country rock, blues Suggested donation $10 We had a great time with Detroit Klutch at the end of the summer and are excited to share their bluesy country rock music at this month’s Rent Party. On the side, we met Detroit Klutch’s female vocalist Robin Renee at an  Evan Abood  gig.  They are cousins and obviously share an important  music gene. 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…

  • Performances,  Rent Parties

    Matt Opachick Plays November’s Rent Party

    Matt Opachick, acoustic | Friday, November 2, 7pm Genres grassroot, folkfunk Influences the Dead, Phish, MMW and the Derek Trucks Band suggested donation $10 Matt Opachick  crafts his unique yet comfortable blend of grassroots folkfunk music after such influences as the Dead, Phish, MMW and the Derek Trucks Band. His folky-fingerpicking guitar stylings combined with a refreshing attention to the human-condition provides the listener with sounds that  ease the mind and challenge the most cavernous  souls. 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…

  • Performances,  Rent Parties

    Rent Party Season Starts

    Jason Pendola, acoustic | Friday, October 5, 7pm  Genres  Anything but country………….but can if he has to Influences Peter Furler, adele, al dimeola, andy mckee, suggested donation $10                  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 tables were set up out of the way of the dance floor, and the doors were opened in exchange for a few bucks. In an effort to relieve stress on our monthly budget, the Pomerene Center has…