1970s Folk Favorite Jon Pousette-Dart To Perform At 6 On The Square
Published: February 19th, 2020

1970s folk favorite Jon Pousette-Dart to perform at 6 on the Square (Submitted photo)

OXFORD – Folk-pop stalwart Jon Pousette-Dart will bring his 50-year songbook to 6 On The Square at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 22 in Oxford.

According to event organizers, one of the nearly forgotten heroes of the Northeastern folk-rock scene of the late 1970s and early ’80s, Pousette-Dart, mined the same musical environs as America, Poco, Crosby Stills & Nash, Orleans and other college campus favorites.

Growing up in Suffern, with a household of artists — including his father, who is the sculptor, painter, and photographer Richard Pousette-Dart, along with his grandfather and sister.

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Pousette-Dart separated himself by picking up a guitar at age 10 and mapping out a life in music before he ever attended a Little League game.

The Pousette-Dart Band carved a place on FM radio and became one of the busiest touring groups in the U.S., working with such acts as The Byrds, Bonnie Raitt, Little Feat, The Eagles, James Taylor, The J. Geils Band, Eddie Money, Manfred Mann, Jonathan Edwards, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Emmylou Harris, Gary Wright, Robert Palmer, Randy Newman, Journey, Billy Joel, NRBQ, the “Frampton Comes Alive” tour and Yes’ “Fragile” tour.


The Evening Sun

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