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Possessed By Paul James

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$17.00 to $75.00
March 12, 2020
Doors 7:00pm
Showtime 8:00pm
Mercury Lounge (map)
1747 South Boston Ave.
Tulsa OK 74119

Possessed By Paul James

"...Recognized by the New York Times for one of the best live shows of 2014, Wert exerts a passion for life that transfers to his often-intense concerts as well. But for the "Hurricane" video, he tones things down, finding a peaceful clearing in a forest and only breaking five or six of his fiddle's bow strings...." - (CMT Edge)

"Urban Roots with the Occasional Rural Punk...folk with a gut" - (RELIX Magazine)


"whether percussively stomping on an old wooden box, sawing a dusty fiddle, picking a banjo, or yelping a song as his head bobs and weaves from a seated position, fans are never under the impression they are seeing and hearing something of this earthly realm. The mix of roots and emotional electricity at a Possessed by Paul James show is akin to a live electric socket missing its cover as stripped wires spark with flickers of enthralling danger..." - (PASTE Magazine)

Punk Rock Players That Are Reshaping Roots Music
"There's nothing more DIY than a one-man-band, and there is no better one-man-band playing today than Austin, TX's Possessed by Paul James. Also known as Konrad Wert, James captivates audiences with his own blend of blues, acoustic and punk music, a unique sound that has earned him fans in the roots and hardcore communities alike." - (The Bluegrass Situation)


"His homespun songs cover a wide range of American roots music and generally propel him into a trance-like state. Sometimes the music pours out of him in a delicate vocal warble. Other times he saws at his fiddle and snarls like a pit bull." - (CMT - The Edge)


"If I were to make a list of the twenty most important singer/songwriters of our time, JKWt, better known under the moniker Possessed by Paul James, would undoubtedly be among those at the very top, if not the topmost artist." - (No Depression)


Thursday, 3/12, 8PM, $17ADV/$20DOS

21 & up