Jonny Payne & The Thunder
Hobgoblin Stage, Friday 2016
Traveling from Massachusetts to Tennessee, then Canada to Colorado set the initial theme for Jonny Payne & The Thunder.
Their songs are about stories and characters encountered in between. The music is based on music heard (and danced to) in various neon-clad dive-bars stumbled upon somewhere along the way.
Influences, whether or not heard are taken from roots, soul, gospel and blues, and ends up somewhere in the Windrush Valley Delta not to mention an element of
you ain’t from around here are ya, you ain’t even from the county along thrown in for being the outsider.