Jeff Pogas Solo Acoustic Guitar/Vocal Entertainer/Freelance Guitarist Available for Restaurants, Bars, Private Clubs and Events For Bookings * firstname.lastname@example.org * Jeff plays a wide variety of cover music including Rock, Country, Pop, Jazz & Blues Schedule 8-17-19 - Arts, Beats, and Treats Festival - AK Valley Park, 600 Freeport Rd. New Kensington, Pa - Solo Acoustic - 1:00pm - 2:00pm 8-17-19 - Tarentum Elks - The Gruuve Quartet - 8pm-11:00pm 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 Macedonia Solo Jazz Guitar, 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 8-25-19 - Private Event - Solo Acoustic - 2:00pm 8-25-19 - Parkview Bar & Grille, Brackenridge, Pa - The Gruuve Quartet with Guest Guitarist Larry Belli - 6pm-9pm 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 9-11-19 - Allegheny Mariner, 1301 N. Water St. Kittanning, Pa - Solo Acoustic - 7pm-10pm 9-14-19 - Ladles Restaurant, Springdale, Pa - Solo Acoustic - 6:30pm-9:30pm - ladleskitchen.com 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 9-23-19 - Jergel's Nightclub, Warrendale, Pa - Waddell's Student Rock School Concert - 6:30pm 9-25-19 - Private Event - 11:00am 9-28-19 - Bird Dogs, Natrona Hts. - Benefit for New Kensington Police & New K9 Deuce - Bands, Food, Raffles - 3pm - 8pm - No Cover 10-2-19 - Private Event 11:00 am 10-16-19 - Private Event - 11:00 am 10-16-19 - Hotel Saxonburg 3rd Wed. of each month Open Mic - 6pm-9pm - hotelsaxonburg.com 10-19-19 - Strange Roots Experimental Ales, Gibsonia - Details TBA 10-24-19 - Private Event - 2:00pm 10-25-19 - Hotel Saxonburg - Duo with Mike Huston - 7pm-10pm - hotelsaxonburg.com 10-30-19 - Private Event - 11:00 am 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.