American & International Award Winning Songwriter & Musician:
Hailing out of the Pacific NW, American roots and orignal artist, Tommy Hogan, performs an astonishing display of soulful, dance floor and venue filling music that highlights the artist's work of International award winning original songs, blazing guitar, smooth, booming vocals, wailing harmonica and a booming rhythm section, including bass and drums. From his very first guitar note, Tommy Hogan really gets the crowds attention and holds the crowd all night long, delivering captivating, professional performances that are energetically uplifting and excitingly fun fans and music aficionados and all ages, alike.
Tommy Hogan performs prominently as a traditional and contemporary, Indy American roots / blues based artist who specializes his musical talent and skills in the style of blues/rock, funk, blues/jazz foundation and delivers a wide assortment of award winning songs and has several performing formats, as a prolific solo acoustic/ electric artist and is also front man for his professional music group, based out of the Pacific Northwest.
Original artist, Tommy Hogan has been steadily and swiftly building a solid display of energetic and passionate shows that leave fans, other musician's and music aficionado critics, mesmerized and floored, with filled dance floors and packed venues, Tommy Hogan has made quite an impact in the music scene and industry. He has played with some of the most prolific musicians and artist's who took him under there wings and say things like, "Tommy Hogan is a phenomenal talent who takes confident command of the stage as a total professional who has a new, fresh and originally and energetic charge that reaches all ages of listeners and spectators attention.
After learning and crafting his skills as bass player, guitar player, vocalist and harmonica player, Tommy has set forth, front and center and is now in the uprising star category and soon to be one of the biggest names in the business. At about the time of the start of the bad economy, Tommy hit the stages and proves to be a recognized and established artist in the industry and has already made a dynamic impact.
"Tommy Hogan is a high caliber of artist and performer who is on the edge of big time. He has not only done some already amazing things, but he is doing them now. An amazing talent, musician and performer who is also a fantastic group leader and is soon, if not now already in the same league as other top elite class acts such, Curtis Salgado and Robert Cray and I have worked with them all" - Paul Biondi
Tommy Hogan performing at Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon
"Tommy Hogan shows astonishing talent and energetic, exciting shows..." J. Marshall
Tommy Hogan: Ellensburg, Washington
WHAT'S NEW?2014 CBA prestigious "MUDDY AWARD" NOMINATED
Hey friends, some exciting news!!! Nominated this year for the Cascade Blues Association's prestigious Muddy Award 2 categories, "Best Regional Act" and "Best NW Recording" (This is also my second year in a row for being nominated for "Best Regional Act", that's very exciting! Thank you, CBA and all CBA member's for all of the Muddy Award nomination votes for me this year!! I would certainly appreciate your vote in the final Muddy Award ballot.
International Songwriting Competition 2014
"Tommy Hogan places into the 2014 International Songwriting Competition (Nashville, TN), Semi-Finals, beating out over 19,000 other submitted songs and song writers world - wide and the only one chosen in the Pacific northwest region in this prestigious International competition".
----------"Tommy thrills the crowd while playing on top of the piano and then jumping to the bar top at a packed venue in Walla Walla, Washington, never missing a beat"
Recent Industry Recognition Awards
Nominated by Cascade Blues Association, for prestigious "Muddy Award"
"New Act" - 2011
2nd round Finalist, (Top 20 Best, Internationally) , in Blues Foundations (Memphis, TN), "Best Self-Produced CD" Competition - Debut CD - "Let It Rain"
"Best Self-Produced CD" - 2012
1st Place, Winner, IBC (International Blues Competition), Memphis, TN ,
Semi-Finals (eastern Washington) - 2012
Nominated by Cascade Blues Association,
"Regional Act" - 2013
MEDIA PRESS QUOTES / ACCOLADES
"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 wants to make music that will ring true for the next generations. Soulful vocals, smoking guitar playing and commanding presence" - Paris Slim" Goldwasser
"I was so impressed with him... Not only is he a fantastic performer, he also writes his own songs"
Patty Keyes W.W.B.S
"Tommy Hogan displays an exciting, fresh and powerful, fan pleasing performance"...
Statesman Journal, Salem Oregon press
"Tommy Hogan has steadily been building quite a reputation as an exciting and powerful act that is not to be missed"
- Blues Notes, Greg Johnson, President, Cascade Blues Association
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