Joe Swick bar takeover x Vinyl Night at Brunette

By Brunette
11/02/2018 - 7pm

This Friday, Vinyl Night returns to Brunette with Upstate Soul Club. This time with special guest, Oregon winemaker Joe Swick!

Joe is making some of our favorite wines coming out of the west coast and we can’t wait to pair his Swick Wines with PJ’s best vinyl rarities.

Doors at 5pm.
Needle drops and Joe takes over the bar at 7pm.

About Joe Swick

Joe Swick is a 5th generation Oregonian, born and raised in Portland. He worked his first harvest in 2003 in Oregon, and for the next nine years worked 15 different harvests, traveling the world as far as Tasmania, France, Portugal, and Italy. He works only with sustainable or organically farmed vineyards that are not irrigated, from cooler climate locations. He likes Michael Bolton, can wear a mustache pretty darn well, and is ready to ‘Bring It’ to Kingston.

About PJ Gray / Upstate Soul Club

Upstate Soul Club is a roaming all-vinyl good times night lead by PJ Gray and championed by all humankind who swoon for impeccable musical taste, rare vinyl, and nerd-voyages of the obscure and musical kind.

PJ’s record collection is over 20 years old in the making, but PJ is perhaps best known for is deep raw funk and soul vinyl radio show, Galactic Fractures, which he hosted for 12 years, initially from his bedroom, then graduating to WMFO. His DJ sets have shared the bill with many impressive musicians and bands, most notably artists from Daptone Records, including Sharon Jones, Lee Fields, and Charles Bradley.