Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal’s combination of soul, funk and R&B is in a word,
electric. Best displayed in their high-energy live show, the blend of Hoyer’s
honest lyrics and his soulful (sometimes in-your-face) vocals merge with his
topnotch band to create an undeniable chemistry.

The magic of their live show caught the attention of producer Ken Coomer
(Wilco, Uncle Tupelo), who joined with the band to record their third full-length
album. Their most ambitious project to date, Running From Love was recorded at
Nashville’s historic Sound Emporium, and once again features Hoyer’s trademark
vocals and the band’s signature groove. The album is set for release on April 8,
2016, on Silver Street Records, and will be released on vinyl, CD and digital

"If James Brown and Otis Redding had a love child, it would be Josh Hoyer. The
Lincoln, Nebraska, soul shouter, and his band of merry soulsters, Soul Colossal,
deliver a sound so big, so funky, so wring-the-sweat-out-of-you energetic that it
reaches through the speakers and shakes you until you start moving to its

The hard working band completed several national tours in 2015, playing more
than 150 shows in 32 states, including opening for R&B legends George
Clinton/Funkadelic and Booker T Jones. During small breaks from relentless
touring, Josh Hoyer and Soul Colossal also recorded two albums last year –
Running From Love, and a live album, Cooked Raw, that was released in
November on limited edition vinyl.

Hoyer formed Josh Hoyer and Soul Colossal in 2012 in famed blues town
Lincoln, Nebraska. The award-winning six-piece band includes some of the
area’s most revered and accomplished musicians. Inspired by Stax, Motown,
New Orleans, Philly and San Francisco, the band continuously crosses musical
boundaries both in style and era, and joins forces each show with a common
goal – to have the crowd dancing so much they forget even their smallest

The band will support the release of the new album with a tour through the
Midwest and Southern markets, including Omaha, Denver, Milwaukee, Madison,
Minneapolis, Chicago, St Louis, Indianapolis, and Nashville, among others.

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