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Poor David's Pub

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Blues Bar

Great venue for any type of music! Alot of thought has went into the acoustics in this little bar... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Iowa Park, Texas
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Hipster bar with an offbeat mix of interesting music

Can go hear offbeat and funky variety of music here. I went for KNON radio station blues event... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Or that's what it feels like. We've seen two of the best small-venue concerts ever in this space--Joe Ely (alone--without his band) and recently, Bob Livingston and Gary P Nunn. Without any advance notice, Michael Martin Murphy decided to join Bob and Gary and boy,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I had the opportunity to see Colt and the Old 45’s at Poor David’s Pub. They set up the pub to seat maximum people while leaving room and comfort. The bar was serviced very well. The people were quick very nice and friendly. Was a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Went to Poor David's Pub on a whim, not anticipating the show we were about to enjoy. We were not familiar with the featured acts of Shake Russell, Michael Hearne or The Bill Hearne Trio, but after their performance on March 3rd and doing some...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Great venue for any type of music! Alot of thought has went into the acoustics in this little bar, it is really pretty amazing! It's clean, the people are really nice. The whole area (south side) has been cleaned up and it a great place...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Can go hear offbeat and funky variety of music here. I went for KNON radio station blues event. Small to Mid-size listening room with seating up front/side and at bar. As far as I can tell, drinks only - no food available. Paid parking lot...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

We went to this music venue to catch Damon Johnson and Mike Farris and I must say for starters the staff are Very nice. Pleasant greet at the door and directions to our seats. The place isn't very big so there is not a bad...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Greg M
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Went to the John Sebastian concert and it was a lot of fun. It's a small room so it is an intimate setting, don't think there are any 'bad' seats. The drinks are a little high priced but not too bad. Even though it is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

I visited last Friday with my friend. She had purchased tix on Goupon for a Motown show by Quentin Moore with guest Vandell Andrew. I don't like Motown, but went for her. It was so much fun! The owner let us in himself, because it...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

August 5, 2016 ...Poor David is so poor (How poor is he?) He hired a Motown Tribute Band -The Quentin Moore Band that practiced together maybe once and didn't know the words to the songs. Every single singer in the group had to look at...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank TexasKitty3
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We went to Poor David's Pub for the KNON Blue's Fest. What a great time. This place is great to see live music.

Date of experience: January 2016
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