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2012.12.22 John William Davis with Dylan Sneed opening

posted Dec 17, 2012, 10:27 AM by Mike Allen   [ updated Feb 15, 2013, 8:01 AM by ]

John William Davis

“Wandering through the halls during a music conference last fall, I was drawn like a moth to a flame by some funky finger picking, striking melodies, and clever lyrics . . . John William Davis is a writer who deserves more than passing comparison with the likes of Randy Newman and Tom Waits, albeit with slightly stronger connection to blues and folk roots than either of those guys. Davis has the same kind of eye and ear though . . . An ability to take snapshots of the world around us and the peculiar characters who inhabit it with clever, razor sharp wordplay . . . I’m finding him as my favorite songwriter at the moment”                    Mark D. Moss, Editor, Sing Out! Magazine

“The number of people I'd recommend to your house concert series I can count on both hands. I've recently added John William to that admittedly small group.”

Jack Williams, South Carolina songwriting and guitar playing legend

Opening: Dylan Sneed

"Like a sober Townes Van Zandt." - Columbia Free Times

"Sneed is a terrific songwriter who knows how to turn a phrase and plays a mean acoustic guitar."  No Depression

The UU Coffeehouse listening room is located at 2701 Heyward Street, the corner of Heyward and Woodrow Streets, in Shandon.

Tickets are $13 for adults and $5 for high school and college students with a reservation request left at 803-200-2824 or online. 

Without reservations, tickets at the door are $15 and $7. Children up through 8th grade are free with a paying adult. Currently accepting credit cards for tickets at the door.

Reserve your tickets through the UU Coffeehouse Events Line: 803-200-2824 (Leave your name and the number of tickets you need, and pay at the door) or register online.

Doors open at 7:00 for open mic performers and the main show begins at 8:00.