Rev Horton Heat Will Evangelize First Ave Sept 26th


Reverend Horton Heat will be bringing his Psycho Strung Out Fish Fry to First Ave Main Room on September 26th.

Loaded .38s, space heaters, and big skies. Welcome to the lethal, littered landscape of Jim Heath’s imagination. True to his high evangelical calling, Jim is a Revelator, both revealing & reinterpreting the country-blues-rock roots of American music. He’s a time-travelling space-cowboy on an endless interstellar musical tour, and we are all the richer and “psychobillier” for getting to tag along.

Seeing REVEREND HORTON HEAT live is a transformative experience. Flames come off the guitars. Heat singes your skin. There’s nothing like the primal tribal rock ‘n roll transfiguration of a Reverend Horton Heat show. Jim becomes a slicked-back 1950?s rock ‘n roll shaman channeling Screamin’ Jay Hawkins through Buddy Holly, while Jimbo incinerates the Stand-Up Bass. And then there are the “Heatettes”. Those foxy rockabilly chicks dressed in poodle-skirts and cowboy boots slamming the night away. It’s like being magically transported into a Teen Exploitation picture from the 1950s that’s currently taking place in the future.

Listening to the REVEREND HORTON HEAT is tantamount to injecting pure musical nitrous into the hot-rod engine of your heart. The Reverend’s commandants are simple. Rock hard, drive fast, and live true. And no band on this, or any other, planet rocks harder, drives faster, or lives truer than the Reverend Horton Heat. These itinerant preachers actually practice what they preach. They live their lives by the Gospel of Rock ‘n Roll.

You can still get tickets HERE

Tour Dates:

9/16 San Pedro CA  Port of Los Angeles

9/17 San Diego CA  House of Blues

9/19 Tucson AZ  Rialto Theatre

9/20 Tempe AZ  Marquee Theatre

9/21 Albuquerque NM Sunshine Theatre

9/22 Dallas TX  Bomb Factory

9/23 Tulsa OK Cains Ballroom

9/24 Omaha NE  Slowdown

9/26 Minneapolis MN  First Ave

9/27 Ashwaubenon WI Green Bay Distillery

9/28 Madison WI Barrymore Theatre

9/29 Peoria IL Limelight Eventplex

9/30 Wichita KS Cotillion Ballroom

10/8 Edmonton AB Starlight Ballroom

10/11 Chicago Il City Winery

10/12 Chicago Il City Winery

10/13 Chicago Il City Winery

10/14 Chicago Il City Winery

10/15 Chicago Il City Winery