Acclaimed musician and songwriter John Hiatt is called "one of rock’s most astute singer-songwriters of the last 40 years” by the Los Angeles Times.
Hiatt continues to write brilliant character studies, twisting entertaining storylines with cunning lyrics and wry humor including “We’re Alright Now,” the first single from Mystic Pinball his new CD to be released late September.
“We’re Alright Now” is a blues driven, gospel song. Hiatt and his band, The Combo, have gained a reputation for captivating crowds at their live shows as The Tennessean depicts: “He prowls the stage, delivering the bluesy stuff in a whiskey-burn howl, shouting the rock stuff and fronting a formidable band that can turn on a dime, from ballads to bombast.”
Hiatt & The Combo begin a US run mid-August through the Fall that includes this performance at Club Soda Tuesday, October 2nd.
John Hiatt’s career as a performer and songwriter has spanned more than 30 years, and his work has been covered by everyone from Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, BB King and Bonnie Raitt, to Iggy Pop, Three Dog Night and The Neville Brothers.
Hiatt began his solo career with the 1974 album, Hangin’ Around the Observatory. His landmark 1987 release, Bring the Family, received critical praise and was his first album to chart in the U.S. 2000’s Crossing Muddy Waters was released to critical acclaim and was called “The most natural and relaxed John Hiatt album in years…” by All Music Guide.
In 2008, Hiatt was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and was honoured by the Americana Music Association with their prestigious “Lifetime Achievement in Songwriting Award”.