Reggae-Rockers, Jon Wayne & The Pain Winter Tour Happening Now

Article Contributed by Blooming Footprint | Published on Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Minneapolis-based reggae-rockers Jon Wayne & The Pain will bring their distinctive blend of psychedelic reggae and electronic dub to Northwestern cities across the U.S. this winter, ending with a few special stops in Colorado. Jon Wayne & The Pain are the ultimate coast-to-coast road warriors who have played an average of 20 shows per month over the last three years and are showing no signs of slowing down. Touring in support of their second full-length album, Follow Through, Jon Wayne & The Pain are ready to show dedicated fans and new audiences alike what their unique style is all about.Follow Through, an impressive 12-track follow-up to Jon Wayne & The Pain’s self-titled debut, boasts guest appearances by members of Slightly Stoopid, Christofer “C Money” Welter, Daniel “DELA” Cruz and Oguer “OG” Ocon who play alongside drummer Teeto Miller and bassist Chuck Torgerson. Fueled by deep bass-lines, bold horns and infectious electro-dub beats, Jon Wayne & The Pain’s original sound courageously reiterates one of their standout lyrics: “I would rather bleed and die than be superficialized.”About Jon Wayne & The Pain:Formed by Wayne in 2005, Jon Wayne & The Pain has been busy carving a sizable niche in the reggae-rock genre. The band has attracted legions of fans with their self-described genre of “reggae-tronic dub,” touring nearly 250 days every year and are a testament to hard work and unmatched talent. Jon Wayne & The Pain crafts powerful, positive tracks that echo Wayne’s successful journey to overcome personal challenges. Their uplifting style and inspiring lyrics encourage listeners to live purposefully.Upcoming Shows:  2/6/13: Whiskey Dicks - South Lake Tahoe CA2/8/13: Cervantes' Otherside - Denver CO w/ Ground Up's tribute to Bob Marley2/9/13: Ancient Mariner - Manitou Springs CO2/11/13: three20south - Breckenridge CO 2/12/13: Fox Theater - Boulder CO2/15/13: The Venue - Fargo ND2/16/13: The Cabooze - Minneapolis, MN