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Foghat Debuts Video For New Single, ‘Black Days & Blue Nights’

June 7 — Foghat debuted the video for its latest single this week.

The band premiered a live clip of its new single, Black Days & Blue Nights’ Thursday through online outlet Ultimate Classic Rock. According to information provided in a news release announcing the video’s premiere, the presentation features footage of late Foghat guitarist Rod Price on stage up through the 1970s.

Drummer and founding member Roger Earl discussed the song and the video’s tie to his late band mate in a prepared statement.

As the song’s title hints, the song’s arrangement is a very blues-tinged composition that is also tinged with some clear southern rock leaning. The whole makes fora song that is wholly engaging and entertaining.

This song is our Ode to Rod Price,” Earl said. “Our manager Linda and I began writing the song, because she had also managed Rod for a few years after he left FOGHAT in 1980. We felt compelled to write something about him. Rod was a complicated man. He was a beautiful soul, and we were good friends when he joined the band. However, after four or five years on the road, it started to wear on him. He was seeking a more peaceful existence. We were touring relentlessly and although Dave and I loved it, it was tough on Rod.”­­­

‘Black Days & Blue Nights’ is the fourth singles from Foghat’s latest album, Sonic Mojo. The album, released late last year, produced three other singles prior to its debut. They are: “Drivin’ On,” “She’s a Little Bit of Everything” (co-written by the late Kim Simmonds from Savoy Brown) and “I Don’t Appreciate You.”

Foghat is in the midst of a tour in support of Sonic Mojo. The band’s next performance is scheduled for this evening in Clearwater, FL. The tour’s current schedule is noted below:

DATE               CITY                                         VENUE

Fri        6/7/2024   Clearwater               FL   Ruth Eckerd Hall

Sun      6/9/2024   Orlando                  FL   The Plaza Live

Sat      6/15/2024  Fort Lauderdale       FL   The Parker

Sat      6/29/2024  Miami                     OK  Buffalo Run Casino & Resort

Thu      7/18/2024  Walker                    MN  Moondance Jam

Sat      7/20/2024  Kimberly                 WI   Sunset Point Park

Fri       7/26/2024  West Bend              WI   Washington County Fair

Sun     7/28/2024  Great Falls              MT   Montana State Fair 2024

Sat      8/10/2024  Beaver Dam            KY   Beaver Dam Amphitheater

Sun     8/11/2024  Bethlehem               PA   Musikfest

Sat      8/17/2024  Saskatoon              SK   Saskatoon Festival

Thu      8/22/2024  Shipshewana           IN    Blue Gate Perf Arts Center

Sat      8/24/2024  Gatlinburg               TN   Gatlinburg Convention Center

Sat      8/31/2024  Sparks                    NV   Nugget Casino Resort

Fri       9/13/2024  Yakima                   WA  Sozo Sports Event Center

Fri       9/20/2024  Manhattan               KS   Mccain Auditorium

Mon     9/23/2024  Bloomsburg            PA   Bloomsburg Fair

Fri       10/4/2024  Petoskey                MI    Odawa Casino

Sat     10/26/2024 Meadville                MS  Homochillo River Festival

Sat      11/2/2024  Cathedral City         CA   Agave Caliente Terraza

Sat     11/23/2024 St. Charles              MO  The Family Arena

Sat      11/30/2024 Baraboo                 WI   Ho-Chunk Gaming Wisconsin Dells

Sun     1/26/2025  Solana Beach          CA   Belly Up

Thu     2/13/2025  Miami                     FL   Rock Legends Cruise XII

More information on Foghat’s new album, singles, and tour is available along with all of the band’s latest news at:

Websitehttp://www.foghat.net

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