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Pernell Reichert ready to play the interior of BC

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
February 4th, 2013

Singer/songwriter Pernell Reichert is getting ready to take the show on the road with stops Saturday at Ellison’s Market, then later that night at The Cedar Creek Cafe in Winlaw.

The show is part of a five gig solo tour.

The Pernell Reichert Band are a three piece traveling band from Vancouver, BC, Canada, featuring Pernell on acoustic guitar, hollow-bodied electric slide guitar, harmonica, banjo, and vocals; Ross Fairbairn on bass and background vocals; and Tom Tischer on drums and background vocals.  

Their music has been described as razor sharp folk, alt country, or cow punk.  The band’s live act showcases fast folky songs, electric slide guitar songs, foot stomping banjo songs, solo acoustic songs and witty banter with the audience.

Pernell Reichert is a folk singer, songwriter, and fast finger picker.  His songs reflect his experiences on the road of life and the highways of the world.

 As a solo artist, Pernell’s style of guitar playing has been described as high energy, with fast finger picking numbers that keep the listener intrigued.  

When performing with the band, the tempo is upbeat with a full thick sound that keeps the toes tapping and the crowd dancing.

Reichert plays t Ellison’s Market at 1 p.m. and Cedar Creek Cafe in Winlaw at 8 p.m.

 

 

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