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Josh T Pearson

“Hang my reputation out to dry, I don’t care at all. Hand in my deadly weapons from the war path my life’s been on” Josh T. Pearson – Straight At Me

The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads, by his group Lift To Experience, and his solo debut Last Of The Country Gentlemen – contained more substance and inspiration than most artists’ entire careers. The former was a cosmic, apocalyptic allegorical fantasy that saw Pearson try to come to terms with his faith and his intense upbringing; the latter was an agonizing, powerfully confessional account of the collapse of his marriage.

Lately, the dapper Texan gentleman has been motivated by a desire to share more music. “My whole point of not putting out records was to not have to be told what to do and be a part of the establishment. I was just trying to survive, do art, live life,” he explains. “In the last years I learned to dance, take drugs, make love… choose life. I got rid of the beard, cut my hair and started wearing colour. I burned down all my idols and realized in the process that I needed to burn my reputation.”

The Straight Hits! is released on Mute on 13 April 2018

“Pearson is a one of a kind artist and words can’t describe how fucking good Last Of The Country Gentlemen is – heavy, beautiful and brilliant.”

Mark Lanegan

“The greatest male vocalist of our time. This long awaited return is a tour around a beautiful, tortured soul”

Guy Garvey


Rolling Stone

“A stone cold masterpiece…” 5/5 ‘Album of the Month’


“Not since Leonard Cohen has an artist emerged who can evoke such profound extremes of human emotion through the device of a simple musical performance.” 5/5

The Times

“Pearson is an emotional potholer – and he’s come back clutching diamonds”

Evening Standard

“One of the greatest and most compelling albums to emerge from this decade so far”

Wed 16May

Josh T Pearson (14+)Birmingham

Hailed for Lift To Experience and Last of the Country Gentlemen, Josh returns with The Straight Hits!
All under 25s may be asked to produce valid ID (See FAQ's)
Under 16 year olds must be accompanied by an adult with a ticket to the show.

Advance price

  • £18.50 Show Entry


  • Doors open 7:00 PM
  • Last entry 7:45 PM
  • Show starts 8:00 PM

More info

  • Seating type unallocated
  • Food available yes
  • Minimum age 14