Jeff Pogas Solo Acoustic Guitar/Vocal Entertainer/Freelance Guitarist Available for Restaurants, Bars, Private Clubs and Events For Bookings * email@example.com * Jeff plays a wide variety of cover music including Rock, Country, Pop, Jazz & Blues Schedule 7-17-19 - Private Event - Solo Acoustic - 11:00 am 7-17-19 - Hotel Saxonburg 3rd Wed of the Month Open Mic - 6:00pm-9:00pm - hotelsaxonburg.com 7-19-19 - Private Event - 2:30pm 7-19-19 - River Forest Country Club, Freeport - A Taste of Christmas - riverforestgolf.com - Solo Acoustic - 7:00pm-10:00pm 7-21-19 - Parkview Bar & Grille, 907 E. 1st Ave. Brackenridge, Pa - Dueling Frets n' Keys ( With Piano Bar Entertainer Ron Soltis) - 6:00pm - 9:00pm 7-24-19 - Private Event - Solo Acoustic - 11:00am 8-3-19 - Officer Brian Shaw Scholarship Benefit - Music Coordinator - Mogie's Irish Pub, Lower Burrell, Pa - 2pm - Midnight 2:00 PM Donnie Irish 3:00 PM The Joe and Jackie Show 4:00 PM Chaz Reimer Band 5:00 PM Paul Mac Solo Jazz Guitar 6:00 PM The Knockoffs 7:00 PM Inflatable Spacestation 8:00 PM The Rust Project 9:00 PM D&D the Lost Decade 10:00pm - Midnight - Open Stage Jam Session 8-4-19 - Strange Roots Experimental Ales, Gibsonia - Solo Acoustic - 5pm-7pm - strangerootsbeer.com 8-7-19 - Private Event - 11:00am 8-16-19 - Aspinwall VA Hospital - Jeff Pogas Quartet 12:30pm-2:00pm (Private) 8-17-19 - Tarentum Elks - The Gruuve Quartet - 8pm-11:30pm 8-18-19 - Memorial Park, New Kensington, Pa - Bandblast Fund Raiser for Park - Hosting Acoustic Acts under Pavilion 2nd Stage - 12pm-8pm Solo/Duo Performers - 12pm Jeff Pogas , 12:30 Rust Project Duo, 1:00 Bob Sweitzer & Barb Sherman, 1:30 - 2:25 Rust Project Duo, 2:30 Mike Huston , 3:00 Joey Buckethead, 3:30 John Melnick, 4:00 Rick Bruni & Bob Coccari , 4:30 Paul Mac N'at, 5:00 Jeff Hartz, 5:30 Jeff Pogas, 6:00 - 6:55 Jess Sides, 7:00 - 8:00 Derrick Joseph ( Times and Performers Subject to Change) 8-21-19 - Private Event - 11:00am 8-21-19 - Hotel Saxonburg 3rd Wed. of each Month Acoustic Open Mic - 6pm-9pm - hotelsaxonburg.com 8-23-19 - Hotel Saxonburg - The Gruuve Quartet - 7pm-10pm - hotelsaxonburg.com 8-24-19 - Leechburg, Pa Elks - Solo Acoustic - 7pm-10pm ( Open to Public, Guests must Sign In) 8-25-19 - Parkview Bar & Grille, Brackenridge, Pa - The Gruuve Quartet - 5pm-8pm 9-4-19 - Private Event - 11:00am 9-6-19 - Private Event - Solo Acoustic - 12:30pm 9-8-19 - Parkview Bar & Grille, Brackenridge - Duo with Pedal Steel Guitarist, John Rickard (johnrickard.net) - 6:00pm - 9:00pm (Non-Smoking, Kitchen Open 3pm-9pm) 9-11-19 - Private Event - 11:00am 9-15-19 - Strange Roots Experimental Ales, Gibsonia - Solo Acoustic - strangerootsbeer.com - 5pm-7pm 9-18-19 - Hotel Saxonburg 3rd Wed. of each Month Acoustic Open Mic - 6pm-9pm - hotelsaxonburg.com 9-21-19 - Private Event - 6:00pm 9-22-19 - Elwood's Pub, Rural Ridge - Beach Party - Duo with Mike Huston - Details TBA - elwoodspub.com BIOGRAPHY Jeff began playing the guitar at age 14 after being inspired by Led Zeppelin’s Immigrant Song, as well as many other Bands including CountryJoe and the Fish, Elvis Presley, The Rolling Stones, and pretty much anything that he heard. Jeff enjoyed figuring out melodies by ear including The Popeye Theme, The Star Spangled Banner, and other cartoon themes, etc. He took private lessons for 3 yrs. before joining a band playing local bars, clubs and weddings. He also played with many other bands before deciding to head to Hollywood, CA to attend GIT( Guitar Institute of Technology) which is part of Musician’s Institute. He graduated with honors in Sept. of 1988, then returned to Pittsburgh where he taught private guitar lessons and worked with a band called Hot To Trot.From 1991 – 2003, Jeff worked on cruise ships playing many styles of music, working with 3 different bands on Royal Caribbean, Carnival, and Holland America cruise Lines. Jeff is a full time Guitar, Bass, and Ukulele Instructor, as well as playing Solo, Duo, Trio gigs and working as a freelance guitarist. Most recently he has worked with the following local Pittsburgh bands including Dr. Zoot, Metro, The Kim Alexander Band, That 80’s Band. Jeff enjoys audience interaction, and taking requests.