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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Pat Puckett

Local singer-songwriter Pat Puckett has been writing songs for decades, first with the Casual T’s and later as a solo artist and leader of his eponymous band. It’s not just that he has a poet’s way with words, but that he nestles those words in sterling musical settings so that they grab the ear as well as the heart. Sometimes deliberately rough-hewn, sometimes delicately crafted, Puckett’s songs are always real and, above all, honest.