Robert Jon & The Wreck Deliver Blistering Blues Southern Rock On Their Upcoming New Album, Ride Into The Light, Out 8/4 via Journeyman Records.

Southern California-based roots rockers Robert Jon & The Wreck have announced Ride Into The Light, their seventh studio album, out August 4th via Joe Bonamassa’s Journeyman Records. Packed with blistering blues-rock and sun-soaked Americana ballads, Ride Into The Light is as high-octane as it is soul-stirring, proving that rock and roll is thriving in 2023. Reinvigorating their traditional production process, The Wreck teamed up for this release with the legendary producers Don Was (John Mayer, Bonnie Raitt), Dave Cobb (Brandi Carlile, Chris Stapleton), Kevin Shirley (Iron Maiden, The Black Crowes), and guitar maestros Joe Bonamassa and Josh Smith (Marc Broussard, Eric Gales, Joanne Shaw Taylor).

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The resulting album finds the band reaching a new level of musicianship and songwriting prowess, delivering a fresh take on Rock & Roll while evoking classic artists like The Allman Brothers Band, Eagles, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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To celebrate the announcement, Robert Jon & The Wreck have released the album’s newest single “West Coast Eyes,” an instant classic that evokes the pure joy of summertime love. Produced by Bonamassa and Smith and featuring the renowned session keyboardist, Jeff Babko, the song was written in Nashville, TN while the band was on tour last year.

“We met with the legendary Tom Hambridge (Buddy Guy), who’s written songs with a lot of great artists,” shares frontman Robert Jon Burrison. “A few weeks later we went into Sunset Sound in LA with Joe Bonamassa and Josh Smith as our producers…[and] it evolved into a bit of tribute to the LA session musician scene through the years, combining elements from a few different decades and wound up being a really fun sonic experiment. Joe and Josh were also great to be around, providing a lot of fun musical suggestions and of course some top-notch vintage guitar gear!”

Reigning from Southern California, Robert Jon & The Wreck take the Southern rock sound from the east coast and make it their own. Since their inception in 2011, these native Californians; Robert Jon Burrison (lead vocals, guitar), Andrew Espantman (drums, background vocals), Henry James Schneekluth (lead guitar, background vocals), and Warren Murrel (bass) have been electrifying audiences all over the world with their soaring guitar leads, rich vocal harmonies, and memorable tunes. Recently, keyboardist Jake Abernathie joined the band as an official member as they continue to tour and record in the studio. Simply put, it is difficult to ignore when these talented musicians take the stage.

ROBERT JON & THE WRECK SEPTEMBER 2023 UK TOUR
PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS

TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM  
WWW.ROBERTJONANDTHEWRECK.COM

 

EXETER, PHOENIX
WEDNESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER, 2023

NOTTINGHAM, RESCUE ROOMS
THURSDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2023

MANCHESTER ACADEMY
FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2023

LIVERPOOL O2 ACADEMY 2
SATURDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2023

NEWCASTLE, BOILER SHOP
SUNDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2023

GLASGOW, ST LUKE’S
TUESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER 2023

LEEDS WARDROBE
WEDNESDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2023

BRISTOL, THEKLA
THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 2023

CAMBRIDGE JUNCTION
FRIDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2023

SOUTHAMPTON, THE BROOK
SATURDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2023

 

FOLKSTONE, THE QUARTERHOUSE
SUNDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 2023

 

SUMMER TOUR 2023

6/9/23           Naches, WA – Chinook Festival
6/20/23         Phoenix, AZ – Rhythm Room
6/21/23         Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
6/22/23         Snowmass Village, CO – Snowmass Summer Concert Series
6/25/23         Winter Park, CO – Blues From The Top Festival 

 

7/14/23         San Juan Capistrano, CA – The Coach House
7/21/23         San Fernando, Spain – La Isla del Blues Festival
7/23/23         Maidstone, UK – Maid of Stone Festival
7/27/23         Weiher, Germany – Live Music Hall
7/28/23         Breitenbach, Germany – Herzberg Festival

 

8/5-6/23        Mammoth Lakes, CA – Bluesapalooza Festival
8/17/23         Sioux Falls, SD – Levitt At The Falls
8/18/23         Cedarburg, WI – Summer Sounds Festival
8/19/23         Shawano, WI – Shawano Summer Festival  


EUROPEAN SUMMER – FALL TOUR 2023

8/25/23         Holzminden, DE – Weserrennaissance-Schloss Bevern
8/26/23         Herselt,  BE – Gevarenwinkel Festival
8/27/23         Oberhausen, DE – Zentrum Altenberg
8/29/23         Copenhagen, DK – Beta
8/30/23         Joldelund, DE – Gerd’s Juke Joint
8/31/23         Köln, DE – Die Kantine – Biergarten
9/1/23           Regensburg, DE – Eventhalle Airport
9/2/23           Forst, DE – Manitu
9/3/23           Dortmund, DE – Musiktheater Piano
9/6/23           Amsterdam, NL – Melkweg
9/7/23           Bremen, DE – Meisenfrei
9/8/23           Isernhagen, DE – Blues Garage
9/9/23           Vollmershain, DE – Vollmershain Festival
9/10/23         Raismes, FR – Raismesfest
9/11/23         Verviers, BE – Spirit of 66
9/13/23         Exeter, UK – Phoenix
9/14/23         Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
9/15/23         Manchester, UK – Academy 2
9/16/23         Liverpool, UK – 02 Academy
9/17/23         Newcastle, UK – Boiler Shop  
9/19/23         Glasgow, UK – St Lukes
9/20/23         Leeds, UK – The Wardrobe
9/21/23         Bristol, UK – Thekla  
9/22/23         Cambridge, UK – Junction
9/23/23         Southampton, UK – The Brook
9/24/23         Folkestone, UK – Quarterhouse
9/27/23         Le Thor, FR – Le Sonograf
9/28/23         Talcy (Blois), FR – Le Quai’Son
9/29/23         Penmarch, FR – Cap Caval
9/30/23         Herent, BE – GC De Wildeman
10/1/23         Winterbach, DE – Strandbar 51
10/2/23         Salzburg, AT – Rockhouse
10/3/23         Rimsting, DE – Feuerwehr
10/4/23         Frankfurt, DE – Nachtleben
10/5/23         Seon, CH – Konservi Seon
10/6/23         Basel, CH – Atlantis
10/7/23         Torgau, DE – Kulturbastion Torgau
10/8/23         Fulda, DE – Kulturzentrum 

US FALL TOUR 2023 – SUPPORTING THE MAVERICKS 

11/16/12       Monterey, CA – Golden State Theatre
11/17/23       El Cajon, CA – The Magnolia  
11/18/23       Scottsdale, AZ – Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts
11/19/23       Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Resort & Casino