Music: Willy Porter with Venus Mission

Although an acoustic guitar is Willy Porter’s weapon of choice, don’t expect some strum-and-mumble folkie. Expect to be dazzled by his six string skills, wry humor and weary smile. He plays Molly Malone's in Covington with Venus Mission.

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Although an acoustic guitar is Willy Porter’s weapon of choice, don’t expect some strum-and-mumble folkie tilting at societal windmills with a pained aura bleeding from his voice and instrument. In the first place, Porter is a virtuoso guitarist, inspired by Leo Kottke and John Fahey to fingerpick his way up and down the fretboard with astonishing speed and dexterity. Expect to be dazzled by his six string skills. Next, the Wisconsin native certainly has a lot to say about the state of mankind and current events, but he’s not interested in dry recitations of disasters and infidelities and political outrage. Porter approaches those subjects with a wry humor and a weary smile.

He brings a wealth of experience and insight to every song, every performance and every tale he tells from the stage. Expect to be transformed. He performs at Molly Malone's in Covington with Venus Mission. Get show details and Sound Advice here.

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