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In 2017, Josh was featured as a contestant on NBC's The Voice, and the band completed their first European tour; a 27-city stint capped with a live album release from their show in Brussels, Belgium. The hard working band completed several national tours from 2015-2018, playing more than 150 shows in 32 states each year, including opening for George Clinton, Charles Bradley, Booker T Jones, and Muscle Shoals Revue.

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 top-notch 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 was released on April 8, 2016, and is available on vinyl, CD and digital formats.

Hoyer formed Josh Hoyer and Soul Colossal in 2012 in famed blues town Lincoln, Nebraska. The award-winning five-piece band includes some of the area’s most revered and accomplished musicians. Joining Hoyer (keyboards/vocals) is Benjamin Kushner (guitar), Mike Dee (sax), Kennith “Memphis” Shepherd (drums), and James Fleege (bass). Inspired by the sounds of 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 troubles.

"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 groove." - No Depression

 

New Release on Silver Street |  www.silverstreet.us 

Exciting news folks! Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal and Silver Street Records are proud to announce the completion and release of the American Soul band's fourth studio album, 'Do It Now'! A ten-track experience of raucous funk, smooth soul, blazing leads and the ground shaking voice of Josh Hoyer - 'Do It Now' has a little something for everyone. Available on Vinyl or CD

 

 Video

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 Make Time For Love - Live! Ancienne Belgique

Blood and Bone - Live! Ancienne Belgique

Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal Live at TPAC  

"Parts of A Man" by Josh Hoyer

 

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