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Song Stories pt. 4: I’m Still Drunk

Song Stories pt. 4: I’m Still Drunk

Hey FOLKers! Back again this week with an old song from our first album: I’m Still Drunk. As always, first we will discuss the background, then go over the lyrics with an explanation, then the writing process. If there is a song you want to have dissected shoot...
Find Our Merch At Guitar Czar

Find Our Merch At Guitar Czar

Have you ever been out and about shopping during a pandemic and thought, “Boy, I sure could use some fine Folk Hogan merchandise right about now.” Did you recently lose your favorite Folk Hogan shirt? Is holding a cold beer can becoming absolutely...
Song Stories pt. 3 Said The Beast To The Bearded Lady

Song Stories pt. 3 Said The Beast To The Bearded Lady

The third installation of Song Stories is a request from our #1 fan “Atomic Rob”, who loves this song so much he got a tattoo in honor of it, which is the single coolest thing that has happened in my life. As always, first we will discuss the background,...
Song Stories Pt. 2 : Band of Mighty Souls part 2

Song Stories Pt. 2 : Band of Mighty Souls part 2

Hey FOLKers! This week on Song Stories we will be going over BOMSII. As always, first I will give some background, then have the lyrics accompanied by some notation and explanation, and followed by the writing process. If there is a song you want to have dissected,...
Song Stories Part 1. No Means Jeff

Song Stories Part 1. No Means Jeff

Hey FOLKers! Since so many are quarantined (myself included) I needed something to do, and I figured that I would start a series illuminating the meanings and methods behind some of our songs. So here is the first installation, about a fan favorite song: No Means...
Nine Years

Nine Years

Hey FOLKers! Moses here to have a little chat. Here we are all safe in our own homes, in this weird times. I wanted to give you all a recap on where we are. We would have had a “Birthday show” next week, but in light of the ongoing crisis it is safest for...
We’re Essential… right?

We’re Essential… right?

Here we are. March 30th. Twenty Twenty. You may be asking yourself, “Now what? I’m stuck at home, I can’t talk to anyone, i’m out of snacks, but at least the earthquakes have mellowed out.” To be honest, we’re asking ourselves the...
Eek.

Eek.

What a wild trip it has been so far this year! What started with high hopes as the year of Barbara Walters has turned into the politically-charged neighbor-judging airborne-plague of the apocalypse. To make things even more surreal, today started with Mother Earth...
New 2020 Merch

New 2020 Merch

We want to present some new merch just in time for our run of Saint Patricks Day shows. We kick off the shows this weekend at Piper Down Pub in SLC, UT, you can get the details for that here. Following up with a very special show along side with the Salt Lake City...
St. Patricks day 2020 shows

St. Patricks day 2020 shows

Grab your flasks, call a taxi, bring your dancing shoes and your drinking liver! It is that time of year again when we get to all wear green, and drink to forget all of the things that happen the rest of the year. And besides, our new merch might sell out during this...
A fond farewell to a friend

A fond farewell to a friend

On May 18th, 2011 at Burts Tiki Lounge we played our second show. We were still figuring things out then, but we had Canyon on accordion, Nick on guitar, Tanner on banjo, and Jeremy on drums. In the crowd that night were two guys standing next to each other; Jared and...
A look back at 2019

A look back at 2019

HEY FOLKers! Moses here. As 2019 comes to a close we wanted to look back at the crazy awsome year we had. Here is a brief overview of the highlights! January 22nd Urban Lounge with Amigo The Devil, Harley Poe This show was sold out, and for good reason. Harley Poe...
How to be a SUPER FAN-ATIC

How to be a SUPER FAN-ATIC

Running a band in 2019 is a wild ordeal. It’s a lot of long hours a lot of work. Between Rehearsals, Gigs, Booking Tours, and Selling Merch we are involved in a lot of ongoing projects at any point. I often get into conversations with our super fans where they are...
Kam’s New Banjo

Kam’s New Banjo

Hello there! Some of you may know that I am a banjo fiend. Some people say things to me like: “Why do you have so many?” “Is that really necessary?” “That’s stupid.” and “Have you gained weight?” But that is all beside the point, because I just got a new banjo, and...
Moses’ Musings

Moses’ Musings

Moses’ musings It’s December. The air in Salt Lake City is getting soupy, the temperature is dropping daily, and the sunlight is around less and less each day. About a year ago on a cold, dark, polluted night not different from this one; I met with Canyon and Nick to...
Europe Tour 2019

Europe Tour 2019

Folk Hogan is on a mission. If you live in the Netherlands or Germany come catch us! We can’t wait to meet some new friends and drink all of the beers. Check out the list of tourdates below or see our upcoming shows here: Events 19-9-2019 Ragnarok Live Club,...
Summer 2018,

Summer 2018,

Hey Folkers, Moses here got a drink in your hand? I do, which means things are good. Summer is here, and you know that means two things: Short shorts on dudes who really shouldn’t be wearing them, and Folk Hogan shows. We have been spending July recording a new...
2017 is over and it was really good to us!

2017 is over and it was really good to us!

Hey folkers, Moses here. 2017 comes to a close, and what a year it was! Pull up a chair, grab your drink and let’s look back at what happened. The year kicked off in grand fashion when we opened once again for Reverend Horton Heat at The Depot. There’s something so...
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...
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...
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....
The Search for the Best Folk Band is Finally Over

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...