European tour!

Tuesday, May 6th 2014

Fresh from a recording session at the world-famous Daptone Studios in Brooklyn, the Blues Explosion set sail for Europe once again, bringing a curse of ancient rhythm & blues down upon the old country.

Blood will flow in what is surely to be a record-breaking rock’n’roll rampage – JSBX Squad will play more shows in the UK & Ireland since, ever! So check out all the dates in the Shows section and get there early ready to get down!

Blues Explosion sets sights on Coachella!

Wednesday, April 9th 2014

Performing Friday April 11 and Friday April 18 in the Gobi tent at 4:35. A festival first for the punks that were one of the first to play the blues. This should be bigger than big: BIG BIG! And like Big Daddy Kane said “ain’t no half stepping.” So before, between, and after the 2 Fridays JSBX squad will tear through a string of one-nighters in the South West. As always please go the the SHOWS section for details.


Thursday, March 13th 2014

BR37 packshot done w labelAre you ready for Record Store Day, April 19th!?

JSBX will be dropping an old-school, bad-ass, limited edition 12″ single of their Beastie Boys-Link Wray mash-up She’s On It-Jack The Ripper, which has terrorized and astounded audiences LIVE the world over.


Out on Record Store Day April 19. Limited Edition.

U.S. Government Shutdown! Blues Explosion springs into action!!

Thursday, October 3rd 2013

Jon, Judah, & Russell take a break from writing, recording, and aerobics to come to the aid of the country that gave birth to rock’n’roll. Special emergency session – direct from New York City, the home of the blues – LIVE on stage with a health plan of super-dynamite soul! Playing the Austin City Limits festival and a whole slew of cities not visited since Plastic Fang – don’t miss the last shows for 2013 from the band that inspired a generation! Special support on select dates from Kid Congo, Jack Oblivian, and King Louie.

As always, consult SHOWS section for complete details and f*** the man!

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