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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

CD reviews for Joshua Hedley

Mr. Jukebox CD review - Mr. Jukebox
Apparently someone to forgot to tell Joshua Hedley that country music has passed him by. Where does Hedley, aka apparently known as the Mayor of Lower Broad, come off to incorporating honky tonk, Texas swing, western swing and countrypolitan all in the first three songs of his debut? There's perhaps no better song that underscores where Hedley is coming from than "Mr. Jukebox" with his swinging fiddle, steel guitar from Eddie Lange and a loping beat. The jukebox is the bar »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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