Reverend Horton Heat

Music Farm Productions Present

Reverend Horton Heat

Unknown Hinson, Goddamn Gallows, Birdcloud

Thu, March 23, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Music Farm Columbia

Columbia, SC

$22.00 - $25.00

This event is 16 and over

$3 Surcharge at the door for those under 21. Cash only.

Reverend Horton Heat
Reverend Horton Heat
Loaded guns, 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 a endless inter­stellar musical tour, and we are all the richer & "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 & roll transfiguration of a Rever­end Horton Heat show. Jim be­comes a slicked-back 1950′s rock & 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 1950′s 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.

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 & Roll.

From the High-Octane Spaghet­ti-Western Wall of Sound in "Big Sky" — to the dark driving frenetic paranoia of "400 Bucks" – to the brain-melting Western Psyche­delic Garage purity of "Psychobilly Freakout" — The Rev's music is the perfect soundtrack to the Drive-In Movie of your life.

Jim Heath & Jimbo Wallace have chewed up more road than the Google Maps drivers. For twenty-five Psychobilly years, they have blazed an indelible, unforgettable, and meteoric trail across the globe with their unique blend of musical virtuosity, legendary showman­ship, and mythic imagery.

"Okay it's time for me to put this loaded gun down, jump in my Five-Oh Ford, and nurture my pig on the outskirts of Houston. I'll be bring­ing my love whip. See y'all later." - Carty Talkington Writer/Director

Rev your engines and catch the ser­mon on the road as it's preached by everybody's favorite Reverend. Don't forget to keep an eye out for the 11th studio album from REV­EREND HORTON HEAT, boldly ti­tled Rev, due out January, 21st.
Unknown Hinson
Unknown Hinson
Looking somewhat like Dracula's nasty little brother who spent some hard years drinking and working as a carnival barker for a second-rate freak show, Unknown Hinson translates that vibe to his style of country and western-tinged psychobilly. The band is now touring nationwide, wowing audiences with outrageous and campy, white-trash persona and freewheeling, sleazy tone.

Hinson's most recent CD release, "Live and Undead", melds weepy twang, searing guitar riffs and lyrics that speak of love-gone-bad. Recorded at a sold-out show, an enthusiastic honky tonk crowd sings along with the King on every song. 


Raucous, theatrical and over-the-top, Unknown Hinson isn't just for the trailer park set anymore!

Unknown is gaining notoriety in the 18-34 demographic as the voice of lead character "Early Cuyler" in the popular show from Cartoon Network - "The Squidbillies". The first four seasons were so well-received that an immediate green light was given to future seasons. Check website for dates and time slots. http://www.adultswim.com/shows/squidbillies/

Unknown Hinson is a winner in Independent Music Awards for his entry alternative Country track "Torture Town" from the album "Target Practice". http://www.musiciansatlas.com

Unknown Hinson is a featured artist for Reverend Guitars, representing them in many Guitar Player Magazine features. A signature Unknown Hinson guitar is currently part of Reverend's celebrity instrument lineup. http://www.reverendguitars.com

Rockabilly Magazine named Unknown Hinson as their "Find of the Year" http://www.rockabillymagazine.com



Live interviews with Unknown Hinson along with his music are broadcast nationally on XM Radio's National Lampoon channel. (XM 154 along with FM radio partners). http://www.nationallampoonradio.com/

Sirius XM - Outlaw Radio has Hinson's tunes in regular rotation. 



He's toured with Hank3, Rev. Horton Heat, the Boxmasters and Willie Nelson. Appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live and other syndicated programming round out the list. 


Birdcloud
Birdcloud
Birdcloud is Jasmin Kaset and Makenzie Green, a pair who met in a place called Murfreesboro and who, since 2009, have used things like booze and sacrilege to make very modern country music. The duo write songs about what Sarah Palin deemed "the real America," that unsung republic of countrified interstices stretching from coast to coast between cities. Kaset and Green's America is a nation of indulgent reprobates and boastful imbeciles, laughing maniacs and horny high school dropouts— the desperate, absurd place we all inhabit in one way or another. The band's music is the ravenous id of today's commercial country sound, and in place of the pandering and polished banality of Nashville's Music Row is a savagely honest depiction of "real Americans," where a teenage evangelical designates her vagina (alone among her orifices) to Christ; a Desert Storm veteran dispenses ancient wisdom while driving drunk and toppling birdbaths in the suburbs; a coked up blackout drunk on a spree fellates a rodeo clown and tells her friend's children that Santa doesn't exist. These characters are characters in both senses of the word: 1) eccentrics with notoriously outsized personalities, as well as 2) complexly three-dimensional literary creations. The complicated sensation of listening to Birdcloud's music—the simultaneous urge to laugh, vomit, and maybe break down and cry a little at how familiar and sad and true it all is—has won the band fans across the lower 48, stupefying and sickening audiences in equal measure.

Boasting a strong YouTube presence, Birdcloud's un-unseeable videos resonate beyond the continental U.S., with a slew of fan-versions of songs available online as well as an odd amount of unauthorized re-releases of official Birdcloud videos with Russian subtitles. Birdcloud's third and darkest EP was released in spring of 2014, and their follow-up record will launch in the summer of 2015.
Venue Information:
Music Farm Columbia
1022 Senate Street
Columbia, SC, 29201
http://www.musicfarm.com/venues/music-farm-columbia/upcoming-shows/