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Aug262017

August 26, 2017, Saturday - The Ragman - Film Screening w/ The Rolling Stoners at Day Block Brewing

Time: 9pm Doors | 21+ | $10 Cover (includes film and concert, dining room is separate and is always no cover)

Location: Day Block Brewing Company, 1103 Washington Avenue S

The Ragman - Film Screening w/ The Rolling Stoners

About The Ragman Project - A Hobo's Story Untold:

His name is Michael Bork but most people call him The Ragman. He is a vagabond, yet also a storyteller and songwriter who, over his lifetime, wrote and recorded 100 songs during and about his rail-riding adventures.

The Ragman handed over those hand-written lyrics and sampling of recordings (on a cassette tape… we kid you not!) to a handful of players from the national indie-music scene who became instantly smitten with his Dylan-esque narrative cadence and soon embarked on a musical journey that ultimately became The Ragman Project.

From this music came two things:

A documentary film of The Ragman, titled: A Hobo’s Story Untold

The film showcases Ragman’...s adventures and struggles living what he called a hard life in rail cars, abandoned houses and ditches throughout the United States. Yet out of that life came the pages of lyrics that led The Ragman and an entourage of touring musicians to a recording studio in Lexington, KY. The film is being showcased at Newport Beach Film Festival April 24, 2017.

The Album titled The Ragman Project – A Hobo’s Story Untold

The Ragman Project's first album is a transformation of Michael Bork's original cassette tape demos, into a mesmerizing collection of a unique genre we deem “Dreamscape-Americana” gold. Over 20 musicians from America's indie music scene came together to bring to life The Ragman’s hobo stories, including members of ENEMY PLANES, Vandeveer, Cheyenne Mize, Horse Feathers, and musician and producer Duane Lundy of Lexington KY's Shangri-La Studios, whose credits include (Jim James, Sturgill Simpson, Ben Sollee).

  9:30pm - Listening Party for the Album
10:05pm - Screening of the film
10:45pm - The Rolling Stoners

Special Firkin available this night only - “Train Hoppin’ Daze” - Daisy infused Pale Ale.