LIVE: Joseph Arthur @ Caffe Lena, 5/12/14

June 2nd, 2014, 3:00 pm by Greg
Sarah Craig and Joseph Arthur

Sarah Craig and Joseph Arthur

Photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk

Joseph Arthur is a Renaissance man kind-o’-guy. He rolled into Caffe Lena and took over the famed Saratoga Springs stage recently in support of his new album, Lou, a collection of intriguing interpretations of songs from the catalog of the late great Lou Reed.

But in addition to his work as a musician – 10 albums and 11 EPs to his credit – he’s also an accomplished visual artist, and while the Caffe Manager Sarah Craig was introducing him, Arthur was already sketching out his next painting – onstage. You gotta admit, that’s something you don’t see very often…

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