Poor Player is featured artist this week's Open Mike. Folk the Casbah!
Valentine's Day at the Dovetail - bring your loved one or come lookin for one!
Sounds Like: Townes Van Zandt, Bob Dylan, Gillian Welch, M. Ward, Wilco
Bio: Poor Player is the musical project of one Motor City M.F. Homegrown Indie folk Americana born of an excess of Belle Isle forties, Poor Player is a five piece band that takes to the stage with barrel house rambles, neo Dustbowl yodels, Tecumseh strums, and a hopped up grab bag of American riddles ...See Full Bio
Poor Player has a show on 06/01/2015 at 08:00 PM @ YpsiArboroo Festival in Ypsilanti, MI http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5v8ndu #concert
“Not unlike The Temptations, Bob Seger, or even Jack White, the roots of the music are clear, but the story is much larger.... Rather than hit you over the head with their opinions, the songs wink and nod at you, buy you a beer in between political points, and take you on trips through uncorrupted nature. The optimism in this album lies not in a solution to the gloomy reality put forth, but in the self-awareness gained by opening one’s eyes.”