Hedley offers "Weird Thought Thinker"
Monday, August 13, 2018
– Joshua Hedley released a video his countrypolitan song "Weird Thought Thinker."
The is on Hedley's debut disc, "Mr. Jukebox," a traditional country disc out on Third Man Records.
Directed by actor/filmmaker Travis Nicholson (CMT's Still The King) and edited by Josh Shreeve & Jason Denton, "Weird Thought Thinker" is a fever dream inspired by the works of directors as David Lynch, Alejandro Jodorowsky and Kenneth Anger. Parts surrealistc, western and psychedelic road movie, the video was shot in a variety of vivid locations, including Pioneertown, Cal.'s Pappy & Harriet's, Los Angeles' The Hi-Hat and The Roxy in LA, Indio, and California's Salton Sea and Joshua Tree National Park.
Hedley is on the road in Europe and the U.S. starting this month. Tour dates are:
Aug. 25 - Florence, AL - Billy Reid Shindig: Wilson Park
Aug. 31 - Oslo, Norway - Café Mono
Sept. 1 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso
Sept. 3 - London, UK - The Old Blue Last
Sept. 4 - Bristol, UK - The Crofters Rights
Sept. 6 - Glasgow, UK - Admiral Bar
Sept. 7 - Gateshead, UK - The Sage Gateshead, Hall 2
Sept. 9 - Lutterworth, UK - The Long Road Festival
Sept. 12 - St. Louis, MO - Off Broadway
Sept. 13 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
Sept. 14 - Indianapolis, IN - Duke's Indy
Sept. 15 - Detroit, MI - Third Man Records Cass Corridor
Sept. 16 - Toronto, ON - The Drake Hotel
Sept. 18 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair
Sept. 19 - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's
Sept. 20 - Brooklyn, NY - Rough Trade NYC
Sept. 21 - Washington, DC - Union Stage
Sept. 22 - Knoxville, TN - The Open Chord
Sept. 23 - Franklin, TN - Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival
Sept. 26 - Atlanta, GA - The Earl
Sept. 28 - Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle Back Room
Sept. 29 - Asheville, NC - Grey Eagle
Oct. 16 - Kansas City, MO - Knuckleheads
Oct. 18 - Fort Collins, CO - Fort Collins Armory
Oct. 19 - Denver, CO - Globe Hall
Oct. 20 - Salt Lake City, UT - The State Room
Oct. 22 - Vancouver, BC - Fox Cabaret
Oct. 23 - Seattle, WA - Tractor Tavern
Oct. 24 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge
Oct. 26 - San Francisco, CA - The Chapel
Oct. 27 - Los Angeles, CA - Moroccan Lounge
Oct. 29 - San Diego, CA - Soda Bar
Nov. 1 - Dallas, TX - Kessler Theater
Nov. 2 - Austin, TX - Antone's
Nov. 3 - Houston, TX - The Heights Theater
Nov. 4 - Mobile, AL - Callaghan's Irish Social Club
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