Frank Orrall (of Poi Dog Pondering) - 8/2/18Thursday, August 02 2018 6:00 PM Doors / 8:00 PM Start / Ends 10:30 PM (ESTIMATED ENDING TIME)
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Frank Orrall (of Poi Dog Pondering) - 8/2/18
at City Winery Chicago
- 6:00 PM
- 8:00 PM
- 10:30 PM (ESTIMATED ENDING TIME)
Frank Orrall is the founder, frontman & chief song-writer for the rock & soul group, Poi Dog Pondering. He is also percussionist and co-singer for the D.C. based band, Thievery Corporation. His other side projects include Palm Fabric Orchestra, Mourning Doves and 8fatfat8. This is his 1st solo show at City Winery.
Raised in the Hawaiian ocean, Frank Orrall is the son of a solar physicist Father, and a folk song singing mother. Learning guitar from his mother, and a love of poetry and nature from his father, Frank began to record a series of homemade solo cassette albums out of his bedroom in 1984, and released them on consignment at local record stores around Honolulu and across the States and France under the moniker Poi Dog Pondering. Since then he has lived between San Francisco, New York, Austin Tx. and Chicago, recording for Texas Hotel Recordings, Columbia/Sony, Tommy Boy Records & Platetectonic Records, collaborating along the way with a wide array of fantastic musicians & co-conspirators, releasing 8 full length albums as PDP, and traveling extensively with them (and Thievery Corporation) - For the love of Music & Adventure. He likes to sing about nature, love, sex, buoyancy and death.
Frank is currently recording a new album for Poi Dog Pondering, and a debut album for the Mourning Doves.