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Steve Poltz (USA) ‘ The 22nd Time’s A Charm’ Australian Tour

Friday, 29 March at 6:00 pm

$45 – $60

After flooring audiences at Bluesfest, Port Fairy Folk Festival, National Folk Festival, Blue Mountains Music Festival and ECHO Festival and club shows across the country in 2023, world renowned troubadour Steve Poltz returns to Australian shores for the 22nd time.

Some people start life with a plan. Not Steve. He opens himself up to the universe in a way most of us will never be loose enough to achieve, and the universe responds with a wink, a seemingly bottomless well of inspiration, and the talent to truly connect with an audience.

With a cult following that includes fellow musicians, regular folks and festival goers who stumble onto his performances, there’s no common denominator to Steve’s fans. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and raised in San Diego, CA Steve toured and recorded with San Diego cult favourites The Rugburns (they still play annual sold-out reunion shows). But it was through his creative partnership with Jewel that he vaulted into the national spotlight; co-writing her multiplatinum Billboard Hot 100-busting smash, “You Were Meant For Me,” and continues to work with her to this day.

Over the years, the Nashville-based troubadour has built a fascinating solo catalogue, earmarked by his debut, One Left ShoeDreamhouse, Folk Singer, and 2019’s Shine On. No Depression crowned him, “A sardonic provocateur with a lighthearted acoustic-driven wit, suggesting at times a sunnier, less psychedelic Todd Snider, or maybe a less wan, washed Jackson Brown,” while the Associated Press dubbed him “part busker, part Iggy Pop and part Robin Williams, a freewheeling folkie with a quick wit and big heart.”

Among other collaborations, GRAMMY-winning bluegrass phenom Billy Strings tapped him to co-write “Leaders” on 2021’s Renewal and he’s co-written with Molly Tuttle, Sierra Hull, Nicki Bluhm, Oliver Wood and even Mojo Nixon.

…  and when he comes to your town, he’ll say, as he does every night, “This is the best show I’ve ever played.” And hell, maybe it just is.

Ultimately, Steve never needed a plan.
He’s something of a natural, after all.

Website: https://poltz.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stevepoltz/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/stevepoltz

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/polioboy23

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stevepoltz/

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/steve-poltz

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2qh4mX5

Details

Date:
Friday, 29 March
Time:
6:00 pm
Cost:
$45 – $60
Event Category:
Website:
https://events.humanitix.com/fstevepoltz

Venue

The Baroque Room
15-47 Katoomba Street
Katoomba,NSW2780Australia
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Phone
02 4782 1111
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