What an odd year this two thousand and sixteen. It began with Kevin Martinez and I loading up a car with music equipment bound for Pennsylvania’s north woods where we met producer/engineer Ryan Foltz and his wife, Phoebe, to start recording this little record, Pastures, that came out in October on Last Chance Records. I’ve […]
Pollstar recently sat down with songwriter Roger Hoover to discuss the songwriting process and his new record, Pastures, out on Last Chance Records Read Roger Hoover’s Pollstar interview, On Songwriting, here.
We’re proud to release the video for Roger Hoover’s new song, Dust, off of his critically acclaimed new record, Pastures.
Roger recently appeared live on air with Blake Phillips for episode #115 of KUNV’s acclaimed americana radio show, Our Kind of Music. Stream the interview below.
Paste magazine is streaming “Something in My Heart” – the first single off Roger Hoover’s new album, Pastures. You can listen here and pre-order the new album by visiting Last Chance Records.
Kent, OH (July 26, 2016)—Although Roger Hoover has made a name for himself in folk and Americana circles with his brand of searching, wistful songwriting, the last thing he wishes to do is be pigeonholed into any specific genre. In particular, with his latest collection of originals,Pastures (out October 7 on Last Chance Records)*, the […]
Cleveland Live Music captured Roger Hoover’s recent performance at Brent Kirby’s 10×3 Songwriter Showcase at Musica in Akron, Ohio. Songs include Pick Up I’m Calling (Jukebox Manifesto), Devil in the End (Unreleased), and Full Force Gale (Lay My Rituals Down).
Happy New Year folks! It was a busy year. I played a few shows with the legendary Charlie Parr, received a master class in guitar playing and songwriting at the feet of Malcolm Holcombe during Last Chance Records’ Holiday Hangout at the White Water Tavern in Little Rock, Arkansas, adopted Walter the Cat King of […]
“I’m writing songs that reflect the best and worst parts of the human experience,” he says. “I’ll be performing those songs — and others — at the Venice.” I’m fortunate to live in Kent, Ohio surrounded by friends, family, and music lovers. I’m honored to be performing a Tuesday night residency at such a venerable […]
I recently performed at the Massillon Museum in Massillon, Ohio as part of the Big Read series to promote literacy. I was asked to perform and also to discuss the impact literature has on music and songwriting. This following is a brief summary of that lecture and some reading recommendations. “Literature has been in a […]