Jon Spencer and the HITmakers in Albany | Music | Hudson Valley | Chronogram Magazine
Pin It

Jon Spencer and the HITmakers in Albany 

Last Updated: 01/25/2023 3:12 pm
click to enlarge jon_spencer.jpg
Time for an upstate beatdown! Jon Spencer and the HITmakers will make their Hudson Valley regional debut when they bring their singular brand of roaring, roughneck rock ’n’ roll to Lark Hall on January 31.

After grinding it out on the Lower East Side with 1980s noiseniks Pussy Galore and Boss Hog, singer and guitarist Spencer smashed through to wider fame in the 1990s with the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. The latter outfit found a whole new level of notoriety when their underground hit “Bell Bottoms” was featured in the 2017 film Baby Driver. After waxing the solo Spencer Sings the Hits in 2018, the front man launched his newest band, the HITmakers, which also features Sam Coomes of Quasi on keyboards/synths and Bob Bert of Sonic Youth and Pussy Galore on “trash” percussion. The group’s second album, Spencer Gets It Lit, was released in 2022 and has elicited across-the-board raves for its classic-Spencer cocktail of raw, danceable avant-garage rock ’n’ roll.

Dig this video for the Spencer Gets It Lit track “Junk Man”:

Jon Spencer and the HITmakers and special guest Bloodshot Bill will perform at Lark Hall in Albany on January 31 at 8pm. Tickets are $24.44.
Pin It


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Hudson Valley Events

submit event
Women in Sculpture @ Rockland Center for the Arts

Women in Sculpture

Mondays-Saturdays, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 15 — RoCA is proud to present the Women in Sculpture exhibit as a...
Catskill Portraits @ CREATE Catskill Gallery

Catskill Portraits

Jan. 21-Feb. 25 — Portraits of Catskill residents by David McIntyre originally shot for Chronogram. In...

View all of today's events

Chronogram on Instagram

Latest in Arts & Culture

It’s high time Chronogram made a newsletter about marijuana. Stay in the know with the latest on dispensary openings, industry news, cultivation tips, and more as we cover the emerging cannabis scene in New York and the Northeast. Welcome to High Society.


* indicates required