The Tampa Bay music Hall of Fame will one day include Have Gun, Will Travel and Pohgoh. While the bands live in separate compartments of the rock spectrum (Americana/classic rock, punk/indie, respectively), the two outfits are old friends who've been trying to go on the road together for a while..
"They’ve had me sitting in on a song from their new album, and Susie has been joining us for a fun cover, so that’s rad too," Have Gun guitarist Scott Anderson (pictured) told Creative Loafing Tampa Bay.
What's more is that both bands supporting new releases. Have Gun’s Silver Sounds
EP is finally out on silver, 10-inch vinyl, and Pohgoh is mini-touring behind 2022's du und ich
The record was supposed to enjoy an East Coast/Canada run before Pohgoh guitarist Matt Slate was forced to rest after carpal tunnel surgery. Slate’s back in action, and it’ll be cool to see different scenes intermingle, especially since Darren Rademaker—principal of revered indie-pop/country-rock hybrid The Tyde (and noise-pop band Further with his brother Brent of Beachwood Sparks)—is playing the Tampa and Sarasota shows on this tour just in time for the 20th anniversary of The Tyde’s Rough Trade gem Twice
Spirit and the Cosmic Heart rounds out the bill.
Tickets to see Have Gun, Will Travel with Pohgoh and Darren Rademaker play Crowbar in Ybor City on Saturday, May 20 are still available and start at $15.