David Poe will perform live at The Record Exchange (1105 W. Idaho St., Boise) at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 13. As always, this Record Exchange in-store event is free and all ages.
Join us for the world premiere of songs from Poe’s new album ‘God & The Girl’! The following night on March 14, Poe will perform at Curtis Stigers’ sold-out Songwriters in the Round at Cinder Winery event.
ABOUT DAVID POE
“The major domo of songwriters.” - Village Voice
“[Songs] like miniature novels.” - The London Independent
“David Poe gives the singer-songwriter genre a much-needed jolt.” - Rolling Stone
“Storytelling with beautiful, lush, guitar-underpinned music.” - NME
“The perfect man.” - Time Out! New York
“Hyperbole is everything.” - David Poe
David Poe writes songs and sings them. Sometimes others sing them too.
Artists who have recorded songs by David Poe include producers T-Bone Burnett and Larry Klein, the cast of ABC television series ‘Nashville,’ rock artists Grace Potter and Daryl Hall, Broadway composer Duncan Sheik, fado ingenue Ana Moura, alt-folkie Thomas Dybdahl, jazz singer Curtis Stigers, pop sensation Oh Land and others.
As a performer, Poe has toured the world with the likes of Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Chris Whitley and Tori Amos. His work appears in a variety of film, TV, dance and theater projects.
Solo recordings include his most recent effort ‘God & The Girl,’ as well as a self-titled debut, produced by T-Bone Burnett, ‘The Late Album’ (Sony/Epic), ‘Love Is Red’ (Universal Music/The Lab) and two live recordings, iTunes exclusive ‘David Poe: Live From The Artists Den’ and a concert film, ‘David Poe Onstage at World Café’ (Universal Music/Decca DVD). Poe has also created two scores for dance: ‘The Copier: Music for Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet’ and ‘Shadowland: Music for Pilobolus.’
David Poe is a composer fellow of the Sundance Institute. He has scored seven films, including an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival. ‘Shadowland,’ a collaboration with contemporary dance company Pilobolus, has been on tour since 2009, performed on every continent, for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and is soon to be a feature film.
Poe has produced recordings for other artists, including Regina Spektor, Kraig Jarret Johnson, Jenifer Jackson and The Brendan Hines.
Transplanted from the American Midwest to New York City, David Poe served as the sound engineer at CBGB’s 313 Gallery before signing to Sony/Epic. He currently lives in Los Angeles.