Known for his spine-tingling, raspy voice and profoundly compelling songs, singer-songwriter Chuck Ragan’s music is truly inspiring and has the capacity to move a whole crowd. A charismatic performer, there is nothing quite like experiencing Chuck Ragan live in concert.
Formerly the lead singer and guitarist of the Florida punk-rock band Hot Water Music, Chuck Ragan went on to launch his solo career in 2005. Chuck Ragan changed his style considerably from Hot Water Music, as it is characterised by a more acoustic folk inspired sound. Releasing his first album, Feast or Famine, in 2007, Chuck Ragen went on to release several other albums and collaborated with artists, including Brian Fellon, Rocky Votolato, and a four-way album with UK singer-songwriters Sam Russo, Helen Chambers and Jimmy Islip in 2011 as well as many others.
He has also enjoyed an array of international tours both alone and with other artists, such as a highly successful UK tour with the Gaslight Anthem in 2010. Chuck Ragan is currently working on a solo album with Hot Water Music, who is due to release their Shake Up The Shadows EP in Spring 2020.
Chuck Ragan’s most famous songs are “For Broken Ears”, “The Boat”, “California Burritos”, “Do You Pray”, “It’s What You Will”, “Symmetry”, “Geraldine”, “Don’t Cry”, “Nothing Left To Prove” and “Nomad By Fate”.
Chuck Ragan’s biggest hit is “For Broken Ears”.
Chuck Ragan’s main albums are Feast or Famine (2007), Gold Country (2009), Covering Ground (2011), It’s Better in the Wind (2013), Til Midnight (2014), The Flame In the Flood (2016).
Chuck Ragan is going on a 2020 tour and visiting:
Tue December 08 2020 - Brighton Komedia
Wed December 09 2020 - Bristol Thekla
Thu December 10 2020 - London Islington Assembly Hall
Fri December 11 2020 - Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Sat December 12 2020 - Manchester Gorilla
Chuck Ragan began his solo music career in 2005 and was formerly a member of Hot Water Music.
Chuck Ragan’s music style is folk rock. However, Hot Water Music, the band he was previously a frontman for, is more rotted in punk rock.
Chuck Ragan is from Houston, Texas.
Chuck Ragan toured with the Gaslight Anthem.
Chuck Ragan’s top album is Covering Ground (2011).
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