Jon Spencer & the HITMakers Fall US tour kicks off October 6th

Jon Spencer press photo
Photo: Michael Lavine

Catch Jon Spencer & the HITmakers live in concert featuring the talents of Bob Bert (Pussy Galore, Sonic Youth), Sam Coomes (Quasi, Heatmiser), and lead by the original jet-screamer Jon Spencer (Blues Explosion, Boss Hog, Heavy Trash, Pussy Galore). Spencer says, “We are back – primed and loaded – ready to bring the HITS to all the rockers!” 

Tour dates

10/06 Lancaster, PA Tellus 360

10/07 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom *

10/08 Pittsburgh, PA Club Cafe

10/09 Columbus, OH Rumba Cafe

10/10 Newport, KY The Southgate House Revival

10/11 Lexington, KY The Burl

10/12 Nashville, TN The Blue Room at Third Man Records

10/13 Memphis, TN Hi-Tone Cafe

10/14 Clarksville, MS Deep Blues Festival 

10/15 Jackson, MS Martin’s

10/17 Atlanta, GA The Earl

10/18 Athens, GA 40 Watt Club

10/19 West Columbia, SC New Brookland Tavern

10/20 Charlotte, NC Snug Harbor

10/21 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle

10/22 Baltimore, MD The Ottobar

10/23 Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Made

* w/ Southern Culture On The Skids


01/24 Cambridge, MA Middle East

01/25 Portland, ME One Longfellow Square

01/26 Burlington, VT Higher Ground Lounge

01/27 Montreal, QC Bar Le Ritz PDB

01/28 Ottawa, ON Club SAW

01/29 Rochester, NY Bug Jar

01/31 Albany, NY Lark Hall

02/01 Hamden, CT Space Ballroom

02/02 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda’s

02/03 Atlantic City, NJ Anchor Rock Club

02/04 TBA

‘SPENCER GETS IT LIT’ is classic Jon Spencer taken to the extremis – electro-boogie, constructivist art pop, a psychedelic swamp of industrial sleaze and futurist elegance. It is an epic master work of freak beat from the world’s weirdest garage. Across brain-boggling layers of fury, fuzz guitar, and a crash-bang battery of phaser blasts, photon torpedoes, and otherworldly zounds, he frantically spits, croons, rhapsodizes, and seduces. Spencer Gets It Lit is his most complex and groovy record in years, a dark, danceable odyssey – both a studied take-down of the early 21st century, and a celebration of the place where electricity meets the mind. 

Thirteen wicked hot songs of love, loss, lust, life — from the Farfisa-fueled warped psycho-punk rave-up of JUNK MAN, to the clanking cri de coeur of DEATH RAY, to the outer-space end-of-days country funk of WORM TOWN, Spencer Gets It Lit delivers all of the friction, excitement, and post-modern depravity one could ever ask for!

Says Spencer, “Send out the Hit Signal! This is the most uncompromising album I’ve ever made!” 

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