Jon Spencer Releases Kaleidoscopic Video Today + Announces West Coast Tour Dates

In anticipation of his US tour beginning this Friday in Philadelphia, legendary rabble-rouserJON SPENCER and his revolutionary band of sonic avengers, the HITMAKERS, are unleashing their groovy, poptastic video for their latest smash “Beetle Boots” today viaBrooklyn Vegan!

The track appears on Spencer’s cryptically titled
debut solo album,
Spencer Sings The Hits!
out now via In The Red Records.

Additionally, West Coast dates have been announced today, beginning February 23 in Los Angeles right after the HITMAKERS lightning tour of Japan! See below for full tour dates. Watch and share “Beetle Boots” here and buy Spencer Sings The Hits! here.


The first-ever solo record from Jon Spencer, a milestone in a legendary career that has spanned three decades of brain-splattering innovation, groovy-ghoulie noise, and swank-as-fuck salvation!

Often imitated, never duplicated, the original NYC underground-rock legend returns from the wilderness with twelve red-hot hits, each more powerful than the last!

This is Garage Punk for Now People, weaponized with sci-fi skronk and industrial attitude, calibrated for the Revolution, a Molotov cocktail of sound guaranteed to destroy any post-modern hangover!

JON SPENCER, THE BLUES EXPLOSION MAN who put the BELLBOTTOMS on BABY DRIVER! The Top Cat who spread the Secret Sauce in BOSS HOG! The Rockabilly Right-Hook from Heavyweight Outlaws HEAVY TRASH! The Swank-Fucking Master of PUSSY GALORE is back, bringing the hits to Your Town USA!

Says Spencer: “This is the truth serum the world has been craving, the beginning of a new rock’n’roll rebellion that takes no prisoners and puts the squares on ice!”

Sam Coomes (Quasi, Heatmeiser), M. Sord (M. Sord), 
and Bob Bert (Pussy Galore, Sonic Youth).

01/11/19 – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s (w/ Taiwan Housing Project – Tickets
01/12/19 – Washington, DC – Black Cat (w/ The Ar-Kaics) – Tickets
01/13/19 – Richmond, VA – Richmond Music Hall (w/ The Ar-Kaics) – Tickets
01/14/19 – Durham, NC – Motorco Music Hall (w/ Dex Romweber Duo) – Tickets
01/15/19 – Asheville, NC – Grey Eagle (w/ Uncle Kurtis) – Tickets
01/16/19 – Atlanta, GA – The Earl (w/ Subsonics) – Tickets
01/17/19 – Birmingham, AL – Saturn (w/ Dan Sartain) – Tickets
01/18/19 – New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks (w/ Chicken Snake)- Tickets
01/19/19 – Houston, TX – House of Blues – Bronze Peacock (w/ Poizen) – Tickets
01/20/19 – Austin, TX – 3TEN ACL (w/ Hey Jellie) – Tickets
01/21/19 – San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger (w/ Rocket 808) – Tickets
01/22/19 – Dallas, TX – Club Dada (w/ Mind Spiders) – Tickets
01/23/19 – Little Rock, AR – Stickyz – Tickets
01/24/19 – Memphis, TN – Hi-Tone Café (w/ NOTS)  – Tickets
01/25/19 – Nashville, TN – Exit/In (w/ NOTS)  – Tickets
01/26/19 – Knoxville, TN – Pilot Light (w/ NOTS) – Tickets
01/27/19 – Charlotte, NC – Side Stage at the Neighborhood Theatre (w/ Dex Romweber Duo) – Tickets
01/28/19 – Virginia Beach, VA – Bunker Brewpub & Cadence Hall (w/ Des  Demonas) – Tickets
01/29/19 – Harrisonburg, VA – The Golden Pony (w/ Shagwuf, Des Demonas) – Tickets
01/30/19 – Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club (w/ Des Demonas) – Tickets
01/31/19 – Brooklyn, NY – Rough Trade (w/ Bodega)  – Tickets
02/01/19 – Allston, MA – Great Scott (w/ Bodega)  – Tickets
02/02/19 – Pawtucket, RI – The Met (w/ Bodega) – Tickets
2/20/19 – Toyko, Japan – Liquid Room
2/21/19 – Osaka, Japan – Shangri –La (w/ King Brothers)
2/23/19 – Los Angeles, CA  – The Echo – Tickets
2/24/19 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s – Tickets
2/26/19 – Seattle, WA – The Crocodile – Tickets
2/27/19 – Portland, OR – Dante’s – Tickets

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