Feb
09

COVID protocols in effect.

Possessed by Paul James

Casbah

San Diego, CA

Doors: 7:30PM | Show: 8:30PM

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    COVID Policy

    In the interest of keeping our guests and staff protected and healthy, the Casbah will now require all attendees to show proof of either a full COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 PCR test result within 72 hours of the event. Fully vaccinated means two weeks after the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two weeks after the second dose of Moderna or Pfizer.

    You can find your digital record here
    Free San Diego County Testing Sites can be found here

    All attendees will be required to show one of the following for entry at Casbah along with a government-issued ID:
    • Your vaccine card
    • A clear and legible photocopy of your vaccine card
    • Photo of your vaccine card on your phone
    • A digital vaccine passport or record
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR test result obtained within 72 hours of the event
    In addition, we are recommending that all patrons wear a mask whenever not actively drinking.

    
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    This ticket type will be available on 02/09/2022 12:00 AM PST
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    $12.00(price)
    $3.26(srv)
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Event Details

Konrad Wert is a man of many voices. As a Special Education teacher, he is articulate and intentional. As an advocate for justice in education he is passionate. But as an artist and musician, better known by his stage name, Possessed By Paul James, his voice is expressive, holding rest and action in tandem.

After gaining recognition from NPR, The New York Times, CMT, and MTV for his celebrated live performances and 2013 Billboard-charting breakout release, There Will Be Nights When I’m Lonely, the Golden Apple winning educator took some time to reflect and reorient and under went two vocal surgeries. “The nature of being a school teacher, a public speaker, and a musician, you know, any ear nose & throat specialist will tell you that’s like a hat trick for getting a vocal surgery. So there was some time where I needed to really learn how to sing fluidly and in a healthy way while preserving the opportunity to continue as a teacher and articulate, speak, without duress.” Read Less

After a few years away from music, Wert is returning with a new album, As We Go Wandering , (due January 31, 2020), bringing a rejuvenated voice to Possessed By Paul James . Where There Will Be Nights was crying out on behalf of the dilemmas faced by families, students, and teachers nationwide, As We Go Wandering brings a sense of peace. But as the title suggests, in Possessed By Paul James ’ estimation, perhaps counterintuitively, peace, rest, and movement dance hand in hand.

“ As We Go Wandering is about the question of where we go from here. How do we move forward,” says Konrad Wert .

So what about the name, Possessed By Paul James ? “It’s partly just because of the way we play, maybe it’s due to anxiousness or anxiety, I don’t know, but just close the eyeballs and get it out,” says Wert. “But also, Paul was my grandfather, James is my dad’s middle name – so it’s a reference to something bigger than me, that there is something greater than ourselves, something that we’re in together. It’s important for us to acknowledge and be honest about that – the good, the bad, and the ugly. We are more than just ourselves.”



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2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA, 92101

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Possessed by Paul James