Hailing out of the pacific North West, American, electric blues artist, Tommy Hogan is a masterfully talented and thrilling guitarist, booming, soulful, bluesy vocalist, a prolific songwriter and one of the best live performing musicians today, who's body and soul exudes with raw and authentic, talent and heart felt soul.
Tommy Hogan has been electrifying and captivating audiences and building legions of fans, everywhere he performs, delivering his powerhouse packed punch of authentic and award winning music of rockin and soulful blues, funk and Americana music in a stage burning performance that you will not forget.
Tommy Hogan blends his original, blazing and masterful guitar with his, soulful, booming and bluesy vocals, hints of tasteful harmonica and collaborates with his dynamic and booming, choice rhythm section of supporting musician's on stage. Specializing in rockin' and soulful blues, funk and Americana style award winning originals and treasure covers, Tommy Hogan presents an all out thrilling and stage burning performance, everywhere he performs.
Since 2011, Tommy Hogan has also written, produced and released 2 critically acclaimed and award winning self produced, studio recorded albums. Tommy's debut self produced and all original album, Let It Rain, was a big hit and a 2011 top 20 finalist in the Best Self Produced CD, an International competition, hosted by the Blues Foundation, Memphis, TN and his latest and sophomore album, Howl Like The Wind, was an I.S.C, (Nashville, TN) finalist 2014 and was also nominated Best NW Recording, by the Cascade Blues Association, Portland, OR.
An International and regional, award winning and multi nominated award artist, Tommy Hogan was recently nominated Best Regional Act 2014, Best Regional Act 2013, Best NW Recording 2014 by the Cascade Blues Association, Portland, Oregon and was also an I.S.C finalist 2014 (Nashville, TN). After hitting the stages in 2011, Tommy was nominated BEST NEW ACT 2011 by the Cascade Blues Association, Portland, Oregon, Also in 2011, Tommy's debut, original and self produced album, Let It Rain, was a top 20 finalist in the Best Self Produced CD contest, an International event hosted by the Blues Foundation (Memphis, TN ). Tommy Hogan also won 1st place in 2012 IBC (semifinals), (representing Washington) , was and top finalist in the International song writing competition, beating out over 19,000 other original songs and song writers from around the world and he would be the only song writer out of the Pacific North West to make the cut in the International event, based in Nashville, TN . Tommy was also recently nominated BEST REGIONAL ACT 2014 and BEST NW RECORDING 2014 for his latest and sophomore album release, Howl Like The Wind.
In addition to the many thrilling peek music highlights, Tommy Hogan has also shared the stage and opened for many legendary and national acts and artists such as Canned Heat, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, the Tommy Castro & the Pain Killers, Bugs Henderson, John Mayer (group members), Paul Delay, Curtis Salgado , Too slim & the taildraggers and many others.
Press Reviews / Accolades:
"Tommy Hogan and his band display an exciting, fresh and fan pleasing performance" - Statesman Journal
'' What was once said about the great Robert Johnson can be said about Tommy Hogan: He's learned so much from the masters, but he's also looking toward the future, he makes music that will ring true for the next generations. Soulful vocals, smoking guitar playing and commanding stage presence" - Paris Slim Goldwasser - Mannish Boys (Guitar Player)
JULY 10 - Eugene, Oregon, @ MAC'S RESTAURANT & LOUNGE, 8PM
JULY 18 - Charleston, Oregon, @ OREGON COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL, (Shore Acres Park), 12noon
JULY 18 - Coos Bay, Oregon, @ 7 DEVILS BREWING, (All Ages), 9 PM
JULY 23 - Salem, Oregon @ BOONES TREASURY/ McMenamins, 9 PM
JULY 25 - Kettle Falls, Washington, @ ROCK CUT BLUES FEST, 7:30 PM
AUGUST 1 - Walla Walla, Washington, @SINCLAIR ESTATES VINYARDS, 6PM
SUNDAY AUGUST 9 - Sun River, Oregon, @SHARC AMPHITHEATER, 5PM
SATURDAY AUGUST 15 - Lincoln City, Oregon @ Roadhouse 101 , 9pm
SATURDAY AUGUST 22 - Eugene, Oregon @ Mac's Lounge, 8pm
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4 - Ellensburg, Washington @ Corner Stone Pie 7pm
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 5 - Kennewick, Washington @ IHB 7:30 pm
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 26 - Pacific City, Oregon, Art Festival On The Beach, 5pm-7pm
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 27 - Pacific City, Oregon, Art Festival On The Beach, 5pm-7pm