POLICE Dog Hogan - nominees for UK Song of the Year in Americana Music Association Awards 2018 – are back on the road and play The Brook in Southampton on Wednesday (January 31).

With 300 plus gigs already under their belts and a highly successful fourth album, Wild By The Side of The Road, released in 2017 this band carries on delivering their own brand of country and Americana- tinged rock to enthusiastic audiences.

Since forming in 2009 the band has evolved into a tight-knit seven-piece band combining guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, accordion, trumpet, keyboards, bass and drums.

In 2014 they were one of only three UK bands invited to Nashville to perform at the prestigious Americana Music Association Awards, where DJ Bob Harris – in town for the awards – snapped them up for a recording that has become one of the most-watched YouTube videos on his ‘Under the Apple Tree Sessions’ channel. In 2015 they made a showcase appearance on Harris’s Radio 2 show.

The band has repeatedly been offered headline and other spots on the main stages of numerous key festivals – among many others, they have been asked back an unprecedented three times to Larmer Tree, twice to Kendal Calling and Port Eliot, and three times to Cornbury. In 2016 they appeared at Glastonbury for the first time, on the Avalon stage.

The band regularly plays to sell-out audiences up and down the country. They've become a serious and ambitious musical venture that marries a devotion to touring and the presentation of consummate live performances with James Studholme’s dedication to song writing and recording.

Police Dog Hogan play The Brook on Wednesday: 466 Portswood Rd, Southampton SO17 3SD

For tickets Tel:023 8055 5366