Music @ Banjo Jim’s: Lorraine Leckie & Hugh Pool

Mixing it up at Banjo Jim’s
Hugh Pool & Lorraine Leckie

With just enough space to create an intimate listening atmosphere, not a hole in the wall, more like a hole on the corner, Banjo Jim’s hosts an eclectic mix of performers. The perfect setting for some folk, rock and alternative music, singer musician Lorraine Leckie spoke “The Language of the Night,” (From her latest recording). Her unusual spins and metaphors about usual happenings, friends, family and society, provoke contemplation and stimulate the spirit.

Hugh Pool & Lorraine Leckie @ Banjo Jim’s

Accompanied by “Legendary” (Ok, someone has to say it.), NYC Blues Man Hugh Pool on the guitar, patrons truly deemed themselves lucky this frozen Manhattan Saturday night. Hugh’s prowess on guitar and harmonica is second to none. With his “Mulebone” partner, flute master John Ragusa, he frequently tours the U.S. and Europe. Last summer, they opened for Arlo Guthrie in Erie, Pa.

Banjo Jim’s

700 East 9th Street

New York, NY 10009-5309

(212) 777-0869

So don’t let the winter doldrums get the best of you. Get up. Get out. And check out some quality local talent.

Most of the time, Lorraine performs with her band, Lorraine Leckie and her Demons.

Catch Hugh Pool with Mulebone or with the “Hugh Pool Band” at

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