VIDEO: Patrick Sweany performs three songs at ‘The Faces and Voices of The Blues III’
Nashville blues rocker Patrick Sweany was the musical guest this year at “The Faces and Voices of The Blues III” on Oct. 4-5, organized and hosted by PocoNotes at the Tripp House in Scranton.
The “soon-to-be-legendary guitar man,” as described by Rolling Stone, performed and held a guitar workshop that weekend. New Jersey photographer William Cregar shot video of Sweany playing “Them Shoes” (seen above) and “Frannie’s Blues” (below), along with a special performance in which Sweany used a Snikle Cigar Box Guitar, a guitar made from an actual cigar box by Clarks Summit resident Dave Whetsell.
The cigar box video also contains a speech by PocoNotes co-founder Dolores Rush Hippler and a raffle held to win a Snikle Cigar Box Guitar. The music starts at 4:45.