Reverend Horton Heat Hits The Road




You have to give props to Jim Heath, also known as the Reverend Horton Heat. He has been slamming gin and tonics while blazing through some of the hottest rockabilly on the planet for nearly twenty years. I will never forget seeing the good Reverend for the first time in the early '90s. It was an outdoor show in Dallas with the Toadies and the Butthole Surfers. I was a changed man after that night. Heath's effortless guitar work simply blew my mind. During a ridiculously sick guitar solo during "Marijuana", he somehow balanced himself on top of Jimbo Wallace's upright bass. To this day, nobody rocks like the Rev.

If somehow you have yet to experience the greatness that is the Reverend Horton Heat, you are now in luck. The psychobilly trio has announced a forty-five date tour, stretching from California to Georgia. Although I am quite saddened that they aren't heading a bit further north to NYC, it is good to see that they are indeed still fueling up the van and kicking ass across the country. At least they are playing Lollapalooza. Yo DuFour, can I crash on your floor?
The Full-Custom Gospel Sounds Of... to enjoy a few of my favorites. It is Friday, so follow the good Reverend's advice. "Party... get naked... buy us beer!" It is definitely "Beer:30."

06.30.06 - Tempe, AZ (Marquee Theatre)
07.01.06 - Irvine, CA (Oak Canyon Ranch)
07.02.06 - San Diego, CA (House Of Blues)
07.03.06 - Modesto, CA (Fat Cat Music House)
07.05.06 - San Jose, CA (Blank Club)
07.06.06 - Santa Cruz, CA (Catalyst)
07.07.06 - San Francisco, CA (The Fillmore)
07.08.06 - San Francisco, CA (Bimbo's 365 Club)
07.09.06 - Sacramento, CA (Empire)
07.10.06 - Sparks, NV (The New Oasis)
07.12.06 - Bend, OR (Midtown)
07.14.06 - Portland, OR (Wonder Ballroom)
07.15.06 - Seattle, WA (Showbox Theatre)
07.16.06 - Spokane, WA (Big Easy)
07.18.06 - Boise, ID (Big Easy)
07.20.06 - Denver, CO (Ogden Theatre)
07.21.06 - Fort Collins, CO (Mishwaka Amphitheatre)
07.22.06 - Albuquerque, NM (Sunshine Theatre)
08.04.06 - Oklahoma, OK (Bricktown Brewery)
08.05.06 - Des Moines, IA (Hairy Mary's)
08.06.06 - Chicago, IL (Lollapalooza)
08.07.06 - Kansas City, MO (Voodoo Lounge)
09.06.06 - St. Louis, MO (Mississippi Nights)
09.07.06 - Bloomington, IN (Bluebird)
09.08.06 - Bowling Green, OH (Black Swamp Arts Festival)
09.09.06 - Lexington, KY (The Dame)
09.10.06 - Charlottesville, VA (Satellite Ballroom)
09.12.06 - Raleigh, NC (Lincoln Theatre)
09.13.06 - Myrtle Beach, SC (House Of Blues)
09.14.06 - Charlotte, NC (Visulite Theatre)
09.15.06 - Fayetteville, NC (Jesters)
09.16.06 - Atlanta, GA (Roxy)
09.17.06 - Jacksonville, FL (Planet Rock)
09.19.06 - Jacksonville, FL (Jack Rabbits)
09.20.06 - Gainesville, FL (Abbey Road)
09.21.06 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Culture Room)
09.22.06 - St. Petersburg, FL (State Theatre)
09.23.06 - Lake Buena Vista, FL (House Of Blues)
09.24.06 - Tallahassee, FL (Beta Bar)
09.26.06 - Mobile, AL (Cell Block)
09.27.06 - New Orleans, LA (House Of Blues)
09.28.06 - Houston, TX (Meridian)
09.29.06 - Austin, TX (Stubbs BBQ)
09.30.06 - Dallas, TX (Granada Theatre)

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Reverend Horton Heat Hits The Road