Hogjaw will embark on their debut headline UK tour this October, it has been announced.
The tour is in support of their latest album Way Down Yonder, out now on Snakefarm Records, and it kicks off at Glasgow’s King Tut’s on 3rd October 2018.
“To all of our UK folks, Hogjaw is ready to release the rock ‘n’ roll across the island!” says vocalist/guitarist JB Jones, “We’ve been waiting for this opportunity for some time, and can’t wait to see all of our friends and fans. Ready the whiskey, ready the pints. We’ll see ya’ll soon!”
Way Down Yonder if Hogjaw’s sixth studio album and it features 11 hard-hitting Southern Rock tracks. The band produced the record with Byron Filson and they were influenced by Capricorn Records’ legends like The Allman Brothers, The Marshall Tucker Band and The Outlaws.
“This new album is sure to please fans of the classic Hogjaw sound, while opening some doors into new elements and textures,” says the band, “Way Down Yonder is guaranteed to bring back that old-time rock ‘n’ roll vibe we all loved so much. Just put the music on, pour a cold beverage and clear your schedule!”
The full dates for October are:
3 – Glasgow, King Tut’s
4 – Edinburgh, Bannerman’s
6 – Newcastle, Jumpin’ Jacks
7 – Birmingham, The Asylum 2
9 – Chester, The Live Rooms
10 – London, O2 Islington Academy 2
11 – Milton Keynes, The Craufurd Arms
12 – Preston, The Continental
13 – Evesham, The Iron Road
14 – Blackpool, Waterloo Music Bar
17 – Brighton, The Prince Albert
18 – Bristol, The Tunnels
19 – Ebbw Vale, Institute
Hogjaw are JB Jones (vocals and guitar), Jimmy Rose (lead guitar), Elvis DD (bass) & Kwall (drums).