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We know not to pass up the flask

We know not to pass up the flask

This Sunday at Snowbasin Resort We are supporting Larry and his Flask Free, All Ages, Fun! Recently we ventured up to Bend, OR for a wedding. The entire time we were in the area people were talking about how awesome it would be for our band to play with Larry and his...
Folk Punk vs Trump

Folk Punk vs Trump

Folk Punk vs Trump As the history and musical roots of Folk Punk Bands surround political events and anarchism, it’s no surprise that in light of recent events, folk punk fans are anticipating a wide array of new folk music. According to “the guardian,” “The...
Is there any original music anymore?

Is there any original music anymore?

What do you do when you feel a passion, a power, and a fire deep in your soul? You form a band that is unlike any other in the world. Folk Hogan is a band that makes completely unique, original music, it is a challenge to put us into a “genre” but the best way to...
Why Folk Bands Are Taking Over

Why Folk Bands Are Taking Over

Folk music is slowly taking over the musical industry. The abrasive humor and culturally inclusive music is appealing to everyone unsatisfied by today’s pop songs. Folk Is More Fun Folk rock is suitable for every situation. Someone had the brilliant idea to combine...
Is Folk Punk Dead? A Band of Mighty Soul Says No!

Is Folk Punk Dead? A Band of Mighty Soul Says No!

Someone on Quora asked if folk music or punk music is dead, if not, what the future is of folk bands. Folk punk has been popular for almost 40 years, since the early 1980s. Most folk punk artists use mandolins, accordions, banjos, and sometimes guitars, to combine the...
Folklife As Folk Hogan Sees It

Folklife As Folk Hogan Sees It

            Folk Hogan is not your average folk band. Punk-music themes blast from their folk-music instruments, putting old revival music to rest with so much awesomeness. This folk implosion will be sure to lift you from your seat and throw you into a folklore dance...
Folk Bands Want You

Folk Bands Want You

  Salt Lake FOLK music is under attack! This is a call to SLC FOLK fans, IRISH FOLK BANDS and Punk rockers alike. We will save the SLC NIGHTLIFE from the forces of tyranny. We come in the name of LOCAL PUNK BANDS. The life of the SLC UNDERGROUND is being forced under...
Folk Music Legends and How to Prepare for Them

Folk Music Legends and How to Prepare for Them

In comparison to big cities like Los Angeles or New York City, there are not many options for nightlife in Salt Lake City. Besides hanging out at your friend’s house, one of the more popular activities is going to a bar. Younger generations usually go to the bar for...
The Search for the Best Folk Band is Finally Over

The Search for the Best Folk Band is Finally Over

  Alrighty folks, if you have been searching for the absolute best live Irish folk band in the west search no more, Folk Hogan is indeed the end of your search. A perfect balance of six instruments (Accordion, Mandolin, Bass, Banjo, Guitar, and Drums) makes Folk Hogan...
Why YOU Should Listen to The Mighty Folk Hogan

Why YOU Should Listen to The Mighty Folk Hogan

Who are the Folk Hogan? Who are The Mighty Souls? These are the questions we get asked all the time. We wanted to address this here. More importantly, you should listen to us!  There is not really an intuitive way to describe us and what we stand for. However, we call...
Folk Punk: The Bands That Got Us Here

Folk Punk: The Bands That Got Us Here

As far as we’re concerned folk punk bands are putting out some of the best music out there today. That being said, it wouldn’t be right for us to not give a nod to the folk bands and punk bands that influenced the genres development. Many of these bands are the same...
Folk Punk and its History

Folk Punk and its History

Patrik Fitzgerald’s Safety-Pin Stuck In My Heart Folk punk, which was known originally as rogue folk, is a combination of folk music and punk rock. In the 1980s it rose to popularity because of The Pogues in Britain, and by the Violent Femmes in the United States....
Folk Hogan ready to rock Folk Festival 2017

Folk Hogan ready to rock Folk Festival 2017

Folk Hogan ready to rock Folk Festival 2017 If you haven’t heard about Folk Hogan, you’re missing out on one of the best folk bands around. They’re not just a traditional folk band, but they give off a punk vibe and are known for delivering high energy and...
Folk Hogan and Salt Lake City’s Music Scene

Folk Hogan and Salt Lake City’s Music Scene

The Salt Lake music scene is growing quickly. With a booming local music community, many great bands are coming out of the woodwork. Folk Hogan’s high velocity Folk Music continues to draw crowds and put on great shows in the Salt Lake area. Featured in City Weekly’s...
Folk Hogan Coloring Contest

Folk Hogan Coloring Contest

We are bringing back our famed coloring contest to the SLC Downtown Farmers Market! Come dance and color! This piece was drawn by amazing artist Athena Splett. Support her by picking up some of her bad ass art here: https://athenasplett.bigcartel.com Guidelines 1....
City Weekly’s Best of Utah Music 2016

City Weekly’s Best of Utah Music 2016

We are honored to be included in the category of folk for this year’s Best of Utah Music 2016 City Weekly awards. Some really great musicians made this list and we are happy to be included among them. Local music fans, you set an all-time record for...
Our X96 Live And Local Spotlight

Our X96 Live And Local Spotlight

X96 featured us as the live and local spotlight band for July 2015. Here is what they had to say: The X96 Live and Local Spotlight band for July 2015 is Folk Hogan. If first saw this band by accident. A few years ago I was on my weekly billiards outing at X-Wive’s...
How to redeem your digital download

How to redeem your digital download

Does your fancy new MacBook not have a CD drive? Did you harvest your Cd drive to install a 2nd hard drive to store your “not porn” folder? No sweat! Each copy of the show comes with a digital download card in the cd sleeve. On the back of the download...
Live Music salt lake city videos

Live Music salt lake city videos

Full 30 min Set Live at the State Room Salt Lake City, UT Zombie Prince The Show The Butcher Freak Show Flying Trapeze What have we been up to? We have been working on putting together a new album “the show” and playing various events all over Utah. With...

The Butcher Video from recent activities in Salt Lake City

FOLK HOGAN playing The Butcher Live from our recent activities in Salt Lake City Utah. We had a show with Hectic Hobo at the State Room with Hectic Hobo for the release of their album Our Medicine Will Do You In. Back in August we played an incredible show opening in...
The State Room SLC Flying Trapeze Video

The State Room SLC Flying Trapeze Video

FOLK HOGAN playing Flying Trapeze Live at The state room SLC, UT. We had an incredible show opening up for Hectic Hobo at the State Room in slc, UT. Here is the opening song that we played that night called the flying trapeze. This August 15th 2014 performance at the...
Man vs Music Salt Lake Studio, Mastering at

Man vs Music Salt Lake Studio, Mastering at

Mastering at Man vs Music Salt Lake with Mike Sasich Today we spent the morning mastering our upcoming album “The Show” at Man vs Music Salt Lake Studios in Utah. I’m happy to say that the Music portion of the album is complete! Man vs Music...
New videos!

New videos!

We have uploaded some videos from our recent PCTV performance. Check them out on our official youtubes channel. https://www.youtube.com/user/FOLKHOGANGODS/videos Do you have a video that you captured of FOLK HOGAN? Just send us a message with the URL and we will add...
New Shirts!

New Shirts!

There has been a lot of request to hold a shirt, so I’ve added them to the store. There is options for shipping and for free local pickup (pickup from a show) Mens Premium CVC Crew Chain Logo https://www.folkhogan.com/product/ladies-rib-knit-tank-chain-logo/...
Gigs, new merch, and a Dragon.

Gigs, new merch, and a Dragon.

Friday Aug 29th – Brown Bag Concert Series – SLC, UT Join us Friday August the 29th in Library Square for the Brown Bag Concert Series. This is a free all ages event from 12:15pm-1pm. We rocking the square at 210 East 400 South in SLC and are the last band...
Downtown Farmers Market Gig!

Downtown Farmers Market Gig!

Each year I look forward to the farmers market in downtown Salt Lake city. With the summer market in full swing there are tons of great booths to check out. We hope you will come join us and come see the band play from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Saturday August 30th...
TUPELO MOAN, RED BENNIES, FOLK HOGAN

TUPELO MOAN, RED BENNIES, FOLK HOGAN

Hey FOLKers, Moses here!About a year ago, I was drinking bourbon with my good friend Brad McCarly. He owns Salt Lake Recording Service where FOLK HOGAN has recorded both of our albums, and is also the front man for a band called TUPELO MOAN. We were just sitting on...
HWB New Album Promo

HWB New Album Promo

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/holy-water-buffalo-purple-mountain-majesty   Check out the Indiegogo Campaign for an awesome local band Holy Water Buffalo. They are working on raising money to produce their 2nd Studio album!
A Year in the Life

A Year in the Life

https://youtube.com/watch?v=9aL5mbkagtQ Hello Folkers. Folk Hogans very own accordion player Canyon Elliott has started a kickstarter campaign to fund a massive idea. He’s trying to get funding to make a 100+ song long,  choose your own adventure album! If you...
Bearmouth Music Festival Presale Tickets

Bearmouth Music Festival Presale Tickets

  Today is the last day to get early bird tickets to the bear mouth music festival that were playing at later this year. Links Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/593823 Website: https://bearmouthmusicfest.com/ FB Event:...

St Pattys Day Shirt’s

For pickup only, price does not include shipping. If you would like us to ship you one email nick@folkhogan.com and it will be an additional $5.60 for USPS. We love doing limited runs of shirts for Saint Patty’s Day. Snag one today below: Mens: Womens: Saint...

New Banjo Player!

This is Kameron, He is our new Banjo Player. The Cat is out of the bag. thats all for now, he has to go battle to save a...

Heading to the Studio!

We are heading to the Studio on January 19th to start track our new album. We have been practicing our faces off and are excited to be heading back to SLRS. Even though they never added us to there list of cool bands they worked with on there web site. It’s cool...

Thowback Thursday CD review from SLUG Mag

https://www.slugmag.com/articles/4555/Local-Reviews-Folk-Hogan.html Folk Hogan Band of Mighty Souls Self-Released Street: 05.03 Folk Hogan = The Pogues + Oingo Boingo’s Farewell It’s too easy to say Folk Hogan sound like Flogging Molly—they deserve more than that....

Collectable Postcard Flyers

At FOLK HOGAN we are all about making our promotional items count. There always seems a few flyers from every show that are still hanging around. This is gave us the idea to make the other side of the flyers these collectable cards. Here is a preview of some of our...

Green Pig Pub, SLC Free Show featuring FOLK HOGAN

Friday September 27th FOLK HOGAN is playing a free show at the Green Pig Pub at 31 East 400 South in Downtown Salt Lake City. The doors are at 9pm and we will be playing the full night from 10 pm on. Get there early if you can because we have a tendency to fill this...

TRIFECTA 2013

Friends and fans of each other’s music, Utah’s favorite underground Gypsy punk bands Folk Hogan, Hectic Hobo and Juana Ghani only play one show together a year, creating the event known as TRIFECTA! This year, TRIFECTA 2 comes to Bar Deluxe (666 S. State Street in...

Tour De Whiskey

The time has come! I’m talking to you Boise, Spokane, Missoula, and Salt Lake City! We are kicking off our tour next week and visiting some brand new areas! Let your friends in the surrounding areas know about it! See you at the shows! We also have a brand new...

You had me at Beer Festival…

So we got a phone call about beer and we’re like “Yep, You bet”. They were like “don’t you want to know any of the details?” But we were like “Not really”. Later we found out there was going to be even more than beer to...

Uncle Uncanny’s 9th-11th

Uncle Uncanny’s is a 3 day long music festival that takes place in Heber, UT FOLK HOGAN is going to be playing at a to be determined time. We will be camping and hanging out for all 3 days! You can also buy tickets from us in person from Moses at McKinley Sound...

CRABFEST 2013

https://www.facebook.com/events/672017019480072/ https://www.facebook.com/events/672017019480072/ 3 day festival event. Bands, Food Carts, Redbull, Beerball Tournament, and waterballon fight in the park! Celebrating Cancer Zodiac sign ( 21 June – 22 July ) crabfest is...

Vote for us for CWMA award!

From CWMA “YOU choose Utah’s Band of the Year and DJ of the Year! Join us for the City Weekly Music Awards showcases during the final two weekends of April. The showcases will feature 20 bands of all genres, plus two DJ Spin-offs featuring 10 of...

FOLK HOGAN Cover Song Contest!

FOLK HOGAN Cover Song Contest! Guidelines: This is just for fun so please have fun, its a cool way to see your talents and share FOLK HOGAN with the world. Make a youtube video of you performing a FOLK HOGAN song and post it. Share it on Facebook.com/folkhogan or...

McKinley Sound

For a long time our Mandolin player has been secretly fixing our guitars, banjos, and mandolins. We the secret is out, the cat is out of the bag, and we are proud to share that he is opening up shop in Salt Lake City! Go like the official page on Facebook here:...

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