Poverty Hash / Press

“These tough guys left the east coast to make waves in the Midwest, and succeeded with their splashing appearance at the 2011 Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Fest and debut album release show at the Turf Club the following month.”

Mpls./St. Paul Magazine

“Fresh from a strong showing at the Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Fest, bluesy stomp-rockers Poverty Hash take over the Tuesday-night residency at the Turf Club for the month of September (9 p.m., $5).”

“The music [Joe Roberto] is making now is rich in gritty character and a surprising amount of tender soul, both of which are all over Poverty Hash's debut, "Ma Hall's Toot 'n Come Inn" -- named after Roberto's former place of employment.”

“Poverty Hash, Patrick's Cabaret. As part of the Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Festival, these local blues-rockers put a spell on the late-night revelers. Lead singer Joe Roberto is a haunting howler who seems possessed -- in a good way.”