Wow! Nashville legend and critically acclaimed alt-country pioneer, Jason Ringenberg returns for a rare solo concert at The Greystones on Tuesday 13th March 2018. His first solo UK tour for over 5 years! With acoustic support from the outstanding Fargo Railroad Co. this is going to be simply fantastic. Best get your tickets fast or you’ll miss out!
Expect an outstanding evening of acoustic music from one of the most significant careers in American roots music, delivered by one of its most influential artists.
Jason Ringenberg was born and raised on an Illinois hog farm that bordered the Rock Island Line Railroad. He left for Nashville on July 4th 1981 to pursue his dream of making a band that could kick American roots music into the modern age! Little did he know just how far the kick would travel.
He immediately formed Jason and the Scorchers and never looked back. Throughout the 1980’s and 90’s they tore up venues across the planet and became known as one of the most exciting live bands in music. On classic LPs like Fervor and Lost and Found they singlehandedly rewrote the history of rock ‘n’roll in the South. -Rolling Stone
Their instinctive ability to combine traditional country music with high energy punk rock has not been surpassed to this day. In 2008 they were awarded the Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance. There is an exhibit of them in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
But Ringenberg’s story does not stop there. In 1999 the Godfather of Americana (Mojo) decided to go solo. He has released five solo albums where his song writing has been lauded by everyone from the BBC to USA TODAY. Touring the world relentlessly, The Times (UK) called him one of the most exciting performers of his generation. So don’t go to his shows expecting to see a sensitive singer-songwriter sitting on a stool. With his acoustic guitar and fearless charisma he will rock the house.
Nashville royalty A true gentleman of alt-country and an unparalleled live performer. (Exposed Magazine)
Ringenberg has gained the reputation as one of the most dynamic live performers of his generation! (The Times)
Ringenberg is a songwriter of genuine range and lyrical bite Melodic, musically rich and aching with passion for the land of his childhood, his songs are on a par with anything the Americana genre has produced (Chris White, BBC Online)
Tickets are available from the venue daily until 6pm.