Their eclectic brand of music covers the spectrum from jug band, skiffle, roots music, blues, folk, country, a little Irish, and even bar-room rock. The night turned into a regular hootenanny with the Bar crowd hooting, hollering, running, jumping, and definitely not standing still. E-mail Ray Stiles at: For permission to use this review please send an E-mail to Ray Stiles. Its always a ball watching John Koerner-long, lanky, thin-as-a-rail, that twinkle in his eye, his ready smile and pounding right foot keeping the beat.
With his trusty harp rack around his neck, Koerner and the Liquor Pigs ran through a stream of favorites that had the packed room singing along all night.
Front Porch Swingin' Liquor Pigs
With less than a week of rehearsal for this grouping, the band didn't quite have the endings down but, oh boy, did they have the rest of it right-on-the-money. It was an unconscious comic routine done in Koerner's inimitable style. The night turned into a regular hootenanny with the Bar crowd hooting, hollering, running, jumping, and definitely not standing still. In fact they like to take irreverent shots at just about anyone and any musical style all done in good natured fun. Koerner has been around the West Bank, as he says, for over 28 years and combining his brand of American folk, blues and 60's bar music with the Liquor Pigs was a perfect match.