Charley Packard returns to Wednesday nights at Eichardt’s

You just can’t keep a good man down.

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

There are some famous pairings out there in the world; Simon and Garfunkel, Sonny and Cher, peanut butter and jelly. Charley Packard and Eichardt’s. It’s hard to think of one without the other.

Charley Packard at his home in Sandpoint. Photo by Ben Olson.

Charley Packard at his home in Sandpoint. Photo by Ben Olson.

Last week, legendary Sandpoint performer Charley Packard returned to play his regular Wednesday night gig at Eichardt’s Pub.

After more than a year off battling cancer, Packard is back, with his sweet, lonesome songs that will bring a tear to your eye one moment, and make you laugh like hell the next.

This spring, Packard sold out the Panida Theater with a tribute show featuring over 20 performers playing their favorite Charley Packard tunes.

At Eichardt’s on Wednesday nights, you can expect Charley in usual form; funny, insightful, and often with a friend or two sitting in with him.

He usually gets going about 7:30 p.m. If you haven’t heard him for awhile, head on down to Eichardt’s and let his songs of love and loss take you away. Glad to have you back, Charley.

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