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Bruce Piephoff

Rank #1 US Greensboro, NC Folk / singer/songwriter / poetry

50% of sales go to the charity Oxfam America.

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Sounds Like: Townes Van Zandt, Bob Dylan, John Prine, Guy Clark, Tom Waits

Label: Flyin' Cloud Records

Manager: Laura Dodd

Bio: Bruce Piephoff, singer/songwriter and poet, has been writing, performing and recording for decades out of Greensboro, NC. He has 21 CDs(CDBaby or www. BrucePiephoff.net or www.flyincloudrecords.com)of original material and 2 books of poetry from Yonno Press; Honky Tonk Stradivarius(1995) and Fid... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: From Soft Soap Purrings CD, with Claire Holley, Aaron Ballance on dobro, Pattie Hopkins on fiddle and Ron Brendle... http://t.co/yi0XFMms5h


“Soft Soap Purrings Bruce Piephoff’s latest work, Soft Soap Purrings’ eponymous title track is a primer for a richly textured collection.  The songs which tumble out of this musical leaving trunk mix deep fried metaphor, descriptions of faces fit for Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, bigotry, idiot boy heroes, the funky perfume of stale beer, and classical literary allusion, all with the well-traveled fearlessness of honest experience.   Soft Soap Purrings contains an encyclopedic mix of musical genres which refuse to stay put in the conventional stylistic constellations.  Jazz, folk, Western Swing, bluegrass, and blues spin with each other in easy familiarity, yet with gravity enough to hold the very personal lyrics in their own eccentric orbits.  Piephoff is wonderfully well supported by a cast of accomplished players, all of whom offer valuable contributions to the texture and lyricism of the music.  Instrumentally notable are Scott Sawyer’s articulate, conversational guit”
—  Rob Slater, Facebook
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  • Fri

    Jul 18

    Winston-Salem, NC, US | 8:00pm
    Claire Holley House Concert
    Winston-Salem, NC, US
    Fri Jul 18 8:00pm


    Bruce Piephoff will sit in on a song at Claire Holley's House Concert in Winston-Salem, NC

  • Sun

    Aug 31

    Gibsonville, NC, US | 6:00pm

    Gibsonville, NC, US
    Sun Aug 31 6:00pm


    Bruce Piephoff performs his annual Labor Day show at Grove Winery for Swirlfest. He's joined by Scott Sawyer. Doors open at 6 pm and music starts around 7 pm.

  • Fri

    Sep 12

    Carrboro, NC, US | 7:00pm

    Carrboro, NC, US
    Fri Sep 12 7:00pm


    Bruce Piephoff opens for singer/songwriter Steve Forbert. Bruce will be joined by Scott Sawyer on lead electric guitar for a 40 minute set of songs from Bruce's new CD, Soft Soap Purrings and other older songs, from 8:00pm-8:40. Steve Forbert takes the stage at 9:00pm.

  • Wed

    Sep 17

    Greensboro, NC, US | 12:00pm
    Tunes at Noon
    Greensboro, NC, US
    Wed Sep 17 12:00pm


    Bruce Piephoff performs at Center City Park in downtown Greensboro, NC 12:00noon-1:30pm FREE and open to the public

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  • Laura Taylor Whitfield (Artist) Laura Taylor Whitfield
    Bruce Piephoff is beautiful! stay found!! Lost Boy is great and bag on my head blues is too much! sending you light and healing love from the heartland RAINING! love your po...
  • egon erger (Artist) egon erger
    stopped by and found the great „lost boy“. very well done! great voice and arrengement! really enjoyed the listen. best wishes and success, egon erger
  • River Lynch (Artist) River Lynch
    Really like your songs Bruce. Sounds really good! Great influences as well, it shows!
  • Chelwood County (Artist) Chelwood County
    Great entertainment all round great sound really good quality musicians love it. We are honored to have you as one of our fans thank you
  • The Twelve Crucifixes (Artist) The Twelve Crucifixes
    This is good entertainment! Enjoy your musical journey. Cal.
  • Susan Martin (Artist) Susan Martin
    Very fine tunes and excellent sound!
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Q: Great stuff. Ever play around Fayetteville or do you stick to the I-40 corridor?
A: Hi Fred, Thanks for your interest. I haven't played in Fayetteville in awhile but I am willing to go there if someone wants to have me for a show. Best, Bruce Piephoff www.brucepiephoff.net

Asked by Fred Starling. Answered on Sat Jun 08 2013

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