Listen : The​ ​Hip​ ​Abduction​ – Come On Get Up

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Sometimes​ ​inspiration​ ​strikes​ ​from​ ​the​ ​immersion​ ​of​ ​living​ ​in​ ​a​ ​far​ ​away​ ​place.​ ​Sometimes,​ ​inspiration stems​ ​from​ ​a​ ​place​ ​that​ ​everyone​ ​can​ ​relate​ ​to,​ ​but​ ​maybe​ ​no​ ​one’s​ ​actually​ ​been.​ ​This​ ​is​ ​the​ ​music​ ​of The​ ​Hip​ ​Abduction,​ ​the​ ​vibrant​ ​St.​ ​Petersburg,​ ​FL-based​ ​collective​ ​that​ ​formed​ ​over​ ​a​ ​mutual​ ​appreciation for​ ​West​ ​African​ ​and​ ​early​ ​Jamaican​ ​reggae/dub​ ​music.

The​ ​Hip​ ​Abduction​ ​began​ ​through​ ​informal​ ​jam​ ​sessions​ ​and​ ​quickly​ ​coalesced​ ​into​ ​a​ ​sound​ ​that​ ​attracted national​ ​attention.​ ​For​ ​Gold​ ​Under​ ​the​ ​Glow,​ ​the​ ​band’s​ ​2016​ ​third​ ​full​ ​album​ ​release,​ ​THA​ ​engage​ ​an indie​ ​pop​ ​acumen​ ​alongside​ ​a​ ​highly​ ​emotive​ ​and​ ​roots​ ​driven​ ​sound.

The​ ​Hip​ ​Abduction​ ​featuring​ ​David​ ​New​ ​(lead​ ​vocals,​ ​guitar),​ ​Chris​ ​Powers​ ​(bass),​ ​Dave​ ​Johnson (baritone​ ​and​ ​tenor​ ​sax),​ ​Sean​ ​Fote​ ​(keyboards),​ ​Matt​ ​Poynter​ ​(drums,​ ​vocals)​ ​and​ ​John​ ​Holt​ ​III​ ​(kamale ngoni,​ ​guitar,​ ​vocals)​ ​have​ ​shared​ ​stages​ ​with​ ​the​ ​likes​ ​of​ ​Grace​ ​Potter,​ ​Ziggy​ ​Marley,​ ​Umphrey’s​ ​McGee, Matisyahu,​ ​Thievery​ ​Corporation,​ ​311,​ ​Moon​ ​Taxi​ ​and​ ​more.​ ​Watch​ ​out​ ​for​ ​more​ ​festival​ ​plays​ ​in​ ​2017 including​ ​Jam​ ​Cruise,​ ​Sweetwater​ ​420​ ​Fest,​ ​Summercamp,​ ​Electric​ ​Forest,​ ​FloydFest,​ ​Deep​ ​Roots Mountain​ ​Revival,​ ​Peach​ ​Fest​ ​and​ ​more​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​coast​ ​to​ ​coast​ ​dates.

Tour Dates
MAY 04 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, CO
MAY 19 Chive By Southeast, FL
MAY 26 Cali Roots Music & Arts Festival, CA
JUN 01 Plaza Palooza, TX
JUN 16 DUCK CREEK LOG JAM, OH
JUL 12, 13, 14 Camp Bisco, PA
SEP 21,22 Camp Deep End, CA

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