Veer Local Music Awards + Tour’s A-Comin’

STOKED to receive a nomination in the Veer Local Music Awards again for the third straight year! This time, we’re especially amped that we’re in the running for Best Live Performer! We definitely put everything we got into the live show, so we’re super appreciative for the nomination in this category. All the best local musicians and bands are featured throughout the list, and we’re honored to be counted among them! Click here to VOTE WET and support your favorite local acts!

Screen shot 2015-01-13 at 5.57.07 PMTour is coming along nicely and we’re amping to hit the road for our Southeast Tour running from Feb. 19 through March 7! Thanks to everyone who has helped us by booking shows in their hometowns, we’re fixin’ to bring it!

Thurs. Feb. 19, Kill Devil Hills, NC: Chilli Peppers (3001 N. Croatan Hwy), Tour Kickoff Party! Opening set by Bennett Wales.

Fri. Feb. 20, Wilmington, NC: Reggie’s 42nd Street Tavern (1415 S. 42nd Street) with MonkeyKnifeFight + more TBA.

Sun. Feb. 22, Charleston, SC: The Royal American (970 Morrison Drive) with Skye Paige + Lily Slay of The Royal Tinfoil.

Tues. Feb. 24, St. Augustine, FL: Shanghai Nobby’s (10 Anastasia Blvd.) with TBA.

Thurs. Feb. 26, Deland, FL: Cafe DaVinci’s (112 W. Georgia Ave.) Opening set by Bennett Wales.

Fri. Feb. 27, St. Petersburg, FL: Fubar Downtown (658 Central Ave.) with Panther Camp + The Scurvy.

Sat. Feb. 28, Orlando, FL: Will’s Pub (1042 N. Mills Ave.) with Panther Camp + The Scurvy.

Sun. March 1, Margate, FL: Inkwell Pub (238 Margate Court) with Return The Favor & Octo Gato

Tues. March 3, Ft. Lauderdale, FL: The Poor House (110 Southwest 3rd Ave.) with The God Damn Hustle.

Wednes. March 4, Jacksonville, FL: Burro Bar (100 E. Adams Street) with Mud Town.

Thurs. March 5, Columbia, SC: Art Bar (1211 Park Street) with Sinners & Saints.

Fri. March 6, Charlotte, NC: Snug Harbor (1228 Gordon Street) with Sinners & Saints, more TBA.

Sat. March 7, Chapel Hill, NC: Chapel Hill Underground (157 E. Rosemary Street) with Campfires & Constellations.


Scotch Chamber Session

It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks for the boys, culminating with an epic recording session with Curtis Plummer at The Scotch Chamber Studios. Before we get into that, we’d like to officially welcome Chris “Motley” Hendershott back to the lineup on guitar! Motley is an original member of The Wet Boys, having served two tours of duty prior to rejoining the band. Immediately, we connected with his rhythms and his addition brings our core sound into clearer focus — just in time for our show at Taphouse on Friday and our recording session Dec. 6 and 7.

We’re stoked on the incredible vibes created by our fresh lineup and took that energy into the studio. Everyone involved put in inspired performances in tracking our upcoming 7″ record. We decided to go with one of our newest songs “Run & Hide,” previously known as “Dirty Tom” and the crowd-favorite “Life on the Mines” for the EP, which will be released in the early going of 2015.

Expect a direct return to our classic acoustic-driven sound mixed with the added dimension of electric guitar leads, all brought together by Tomahawk’s greatest performance to date on vocals. Stay tuned for news on the release of the record! Until then, enjoy these snapshots from the memorable session.


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Norfolk Taphouse: Dec. 5 + 757 E-Zine.

We’re pumped to return to Norfolk Taphouse for a Night of Americana Mayhem on Friday, Dec. 5 with our friends from N.C. Sinners & Saints and Norfolk’s own Sister Abigail! Join the Facebook event here! A huge thank you is due to 757 E-Zine for featuring Tomahawk as the Best Lyricist in Hampton Roads in it’s upcoming issue coming out soon. Check out the 757 E-Zine Facebook page here!


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Reverend Horton Heat: Nov. 6

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We’re honored to share the stage with the legend Reverend Horton Heat on Thursday, Nov. 6 with our friends Thomas McDonald & The Record Collection at Shaka’s!!! We’ve been  on the grind playing a busy schedule across the region like Lady Nawlins’ Voodoo Street Fest in Richmond and Artistree Festival in Norfolk, which was featured by Whurk Magazine! Keep your eyes open for copies of Whurk at places like Elliot’s Fairgrounds, O’Connor Brewing Co. & The Parlor on Granby!

Photos from Wonderland (#damnthemansavewonderland)


Huge thanks to Julie Ferguson for capturing these image from our set at the Three Bad Jacks show at Wonderland in Richmond on Sept. 26! We were bummed to learn that Wonderland, one of the places that first welcomed us into Richmond, has shut its doors. Here’s to hoping this is just a temporary closure and one of RVA’s most FUN venues will bounce back. Either way, thanks to Chad, Derek and the staff for the opportunities to play and the memories and friends we made in these friendly confines. EDIT 10/10: STOKED to see Chad and Derek’s #damnthemansavewonderland campaign take fire in Richmond!!!

From here, we’re set to play Chelsea West Fest  to benefit the Hope House Foundation in Norfolk this Saturday at 4 p.m. SHARP! We’ll be getting the crowd fired up for headliners Souther Culture On The Skids and many more great local acts! See you there!

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Koffin Kats ReKap – RVA this Friday – On the Airwaves TONIGHT

If you were at Shakas on Sat. Sept. 20, then you felt the unbridled energy poured out by all who performed! As always, our friends Creepazoids from Richmond killed it before Koffin Kats put on an pyschobilly clinic!! The show marked our second show with our new guitarist Bennett, and the we’re amped on the results so far!

We’ll be back at it in Richmond this Friday night! You’re not going to want to miss our show with rockabilly kingpins Three Bad Jacks at Wonderland, 9 p.m., 21+.


For those of you in the 757 area code, be sure to tune into 96.1 FM, 96X, TONIGHT (9/24) for “Old Dogs” hitting the airwaves on “The 7:57,” the station’s local music showcase! Showtime is 7:57 p.m.

Until then, here’s some photos by Robert Escue (thanks for shooting!) from the Shaka’s show!

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