Wednesday, Oct. 19, The Frequency, 8:30 pm
Roger Hoover says the secret to good songwriting is “blending observation with experience.” He does so masterfully on his new project, Pastures, which is as close to a John Prine record as it gets. Hoover says Prine is a big influence, and the two have more in common than music — real-world experience. Prior to going into music full time, the Ohioan worked with people with disabilities, toiled as a screen printer and framed pictures for a living. This is a full band show: big trap drums and reverbed guitars alert! With Yahara, Zach Pietrini.