Donate Now to Support KDHX

Listen Live
Thursday, 07 June 2012 14:05

Concert photos: Twangfest night one with Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three, Humming House and Prairie Rehab at the Schlafly Tap Room, Wednesday, June 6

Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three Nate Burrell
Written by Nate Burrell
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Celebrating its 16th year, Twangfest kicked off a strong 4-night run to a sold out crowd at the Schlafly Tap Room.

Headliners and hometown favorites, Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three put an exclamation point on the night with a tightly honed performance that featured top shelf musicianship and a set filled with countless dancing numbers. LaFarge and his crew hooted, hollered, stomped, and smiled, and left the stage dripping with sweat, only to be called back for more by the festive and appreciative crowd.

Humming House warmed up the stage by bringing a very fine style of string music that showcased alternating beautiful male and female vocal duties, backed by spot-on instrument work and a strong stage presence. Having never played St Louis previously, this Nashville-based quintet had people in the palm of their hand by then end of the set. Look for them to draw a nice crowd next time they come back through town.

Prairie Rehab opened the evening and did so with style and grace. Not a group that is rowdy or flashy on stage, they let their well crafted tunes highlight themselves. While on stage, they are as charming as a 1950s TV character, and their set was filled with songs that had that same lasting quality.

All photos by Nate Burrell.

Upcoming Concerts

Sponsor Message

Become a Sponsor

Find KDHX Online

KDHX on Instagram
KDHX on YouTube
KDHX on SoundCloud
KDHX on Facebook
KDHX on Twitter
KDHX on flickr

Local Artist Spotlight


Search Parties

Tue September 9

88.1 KDHX Shows

m-guitar.jpg

KDHX Recommends

September
Thursday
25

St. Louis Folk and Roots Festival - This is Not Your Grandmother's Square Dance ...

St. Louis Folk and Roots Festival presents "This is Not Your Grandmother's Square Dance" with Charlie Walden and friends.   Festival Pass – $60 Includes Friday and Saturday night concerts at The...


September
Friday
26

Greater St Louis Hispanic Festival

Hispanic Festival, Inc. will be turning up the heat for the Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival at Soulard Park near 7th Street and Lafayette next to the Soulard Market on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – September 26, 27, 28,...


September
Friday
26

Online Users

1 user and 13606 guests online
Sign in with Facebook

SYSTEM: S5 Box

Login/My Account

Sign in with Facebook