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Unknown Hinson

Unknown Hinson

Rock / Alt Country/Alt Rock/Alt Surf / Comedy Charlotte, NC  US
Torture Town
Torture Town
Alkyhol Withdrawl
Alkyhol Withdrawl
Torture Town
Torture Town
I've Been There
I've Been There
Undead Blues
Undead Blues


  • 2014

    Jun 6

    Knoxville, TN, US | 8:00pm

    First Friday Jun 6: Kick-Off Party for our 9 day Knoxville Film and Music Festival in Scruffy City Hall: 10pm in non-smoking Scruffy City Hall: Unknown Hinson w Bear With Me 10pm in 1st floor smoking Pres Pub: The Coveralls 8pm in the 2nd fl non-smoking Speakeasy: Battlefield Collective

  • 2014

    May 3

    Huntington, WV, US | 8:00pm

    Doors @ 8 Show @ 10 $15 ADV $18 DOS 18+ http://www.unknownhinson.com/

  • 2014

    Apr 19

    Maryville, TN, US | 8:00pm

    The Shed is an awesome venue to see a show.

  • 2014

    Feb 27

    Jacksonville, FL, US | 9:00pm

    We're opening for Unknown Hinson! More info: www.jaxlive.com

  • 2013

    Dec 31

    Charlotte, NC, US | 8:00pm

    Visulite Theatre (18 +) Doors Open: 8:00 - Show Starts: 9:00 Tickets: $20.00 (Advance) / $20.00 (Day of Show) The UNtold Story of Unknown Looking somewhat like Dracula's nasty little brother who spent some hard years drinking and working as a carnival barker for a second-rate freak show, Unknown Hinson translates that vibe to his style of country and western-tinged psychobilly. Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina, this red-necked crooner gained regional popularity with a self-produced television show in 1992 and soon was touring nationwide, wowing audiences with his outrageous and campy, white-trash persona and freewheeling, sleazy tone. Hinson’s most recent CD release, “Target Practice”, melds weepy twang and searing guitar riffs and lyrics that speak of love-gone-bad and the dark side of the honky-tonk lifestyle. Raucous, theatrical and over-the-top, Unknown Hinson isn’t just for the trailer park set anymore! He's toured with Hank3 and Rev. Horton Heat. Billy Bob Thornton names Unknown as one of his favorite songwriters and a genius picker. Matt Groening (the Simpsons) labels Unknown as a guitar maniac (and funny as hell to boot!) Hank3 has Unknown's face tatooed on his bicep! Marty Stuart introduced him as his illegitimate brother at the Ryman in Nashville, and is placing Unknown on the front cover of his upcoming book of personal photographs. Tom Petty came backstage at a Hollywood event to ask Unknown how he gets his "sound". The Rolling Stones invited him to participate in the soundcheck session for their latest show in Charlotte, NC. Unknown is also gaining notoriety (and fans) as the voice of lead character "Early Cuyler" in the popular new show from Cartoon Network "The Squidbillies". The first season was so well-received that an immediate green light was given to two more seasons. What do ventriloquism, hoola hoop contests, target practice, monster sideburns, and hellacious guitar solos have in common? Book Unknown Hinson and find out! www.unknownhinson.com


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  • TL Bryant (Artist)
    TL Bryant
    One Charlotte git-tar player to another: YOU ROCK and I think your man is gay....and smells like a fishcamp worman!!!
  • HeadState (Artist)
    We Love everything you do and especially how you do it !!!!!!!!!!!! You are the MAN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Mike Glendinning (Artist)
    Mike Glendinning
    Its always great to stop over to your page. Great music.
  • MykoMan (Artist)
    "Torture Town" is a great tune! Enjoying my listen here. Stop by when you get a chance , listen to a tune. let us know what you think.It would be greatly appreciated ~Mykoman
  • Slow Jim Moody (Artist)
    Slow Jim Moody
    Unknown Hinson is The King!!!
  • Inimitable (Fan)
    World-Wide March Against Monsanto. Oct. 12 http://www.march-against-monsanto.com/ http://youtu.be/Gae8u4OWD4Q Get Informed & Get Involved


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Label: Baker Arts / Hinsongs

Manager: Margo Baker Office 704.545.0380

Bio: www.unknownhinson.com

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