Jason Ringenberg was born and raised on an
He immediately formed Jason and the Scorchers and never looked back. Throughout the 1980’s and 90’s they tore up venues across the planet and became known as one of the most exciting live bands in music. On classic LPs like Fervor and Lost and Found they “singlehandedly rewrote the history of rock ‘n’roll in the South”. -Rolling Stone
Their instinctive ability to combine traditional country music with high energy punk rock has not been surpassed to this day. In 2008 they were awarded the Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance. There is an exhibit of them in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
But Ringenberg’s story does not stop there. In 1999 the “Godfather of Americana” (Mojo) decided to go solo. He has released five solo cds where his songwriting has been lauded by everyone from the BBC to
Jason Ringenberg plays only two shows in Ireland this tour, so come out to Mick Murphy's, Ballymore Eustace, Monday July 2, 9pm, and don't miss what will be a show to live long in the memory!
Admission is €12 on the door.
Trail of Tears: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-eK2tDYXMw
Bible and A Gun: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O9mb9KR9lA