Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Robert Jon & The Wreck saddle up Troy Redfern as Guest on UK Tour

The pandemic struck again, when Robert Jon & The Wreck had to reschedule their May UK tour to later this year, in September. Fortunately, this gives British blues rock slide guitarist Troy Redfern the opportunity to air his new album The Fire Cosmic! as special guest on the tour.

The 11-date September 2021 UK Tour will now kick off at The Globe in Cardiff on Thursday 16th September and will finish at the South Durham Steel Works Club in Hartlepool on Sunday 26th September.

Robert Jon & The Wreck will perform songs from their back catalogue including their recent critically acclaimed album Last Light On The Highway that includes the singles ‘Oh Miss Carolina’‘Tired of Drinking Alone’ and ‘Do You Remember?’

Robert Jon & The Wreck features of Robert Jon Burrison (lead vocals, guitar), Andrew Espantman(drums, background vocals), Steve Maggiora (keyboards, background vocals), Henry James (lead guitar, background vocals), and Warren Murrel (bass).

With Robert Jon & The Wreck, the Southern rock resurgence is shining bright. This blues and country-infused rock ’n’ roll quintet have consistently delivered soaring solos, boogieing grooves, and arguably perfect tunes since debuting with 2011’s Fire Started, and received accolades and rave reviews since

These accolades includes nominations for Best Rock and Best Blues and winning the title of Best Live Band at the Orange County Music Awards in 2013, to numerous top 10 chart positions. Being praised as “Classic and fresh at the same time,” by Rock The Best Music, “Raising the bar for the Southern genre,” by Blues Rock Review, and “keeping the history of classic 60s and 70s rock alive for newer generations,” by blues rock legend Joe Bonamassa.

The band have supported Joe Bonamassa, Buddy Guy, Eric Gales, Living Color, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Walter Trout, Rival Sons, Robert Randolph, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the RealThe Cadillac ThreeBlack Stone CherryDevon Allman, Billy Sheehan, Sturgill Simpson, and many more.

Tickets for the rescheduled September dates are available from Planet Rock and Robert Jon & The Wreck’s website.

Read RAMzine’s review of Last Light On The Highway by clicking here.

Paul H Birch
RAMzine Senior Writer - Writer of fiction, faction and fact, has edited several newsstand magazines. He declares himself a hack for hire but refuses to compromise on the subject of music.

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