The Band

Police Dog Hogan are:

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James Studholme – lead vocals, guitar
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Eddie Bishop – violin, vocals
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Tim Dowling – banjo, vocals
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Tim Jepson – mandolin, vocals
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Don Bowen – bass
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Michael Giri – drums, vocals
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Shahen Galichian - accordion, vocals
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Emily Norris – trumpet, vocals
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Police Dog Hogan are a high-energy and eclectic eight-piece, combining fiddle, banjo, mandolin, brass, drums and guitars with knockout four-part harmonies in an exuberant fusing of country, pop, folk, and rocking urban bluegrass. The Sunday Times has described them as “wonderful”; the Telegraph named them one of its ‘favourite new bands”; Radio 2 called them “a band to watch” and veteran DJ Johnnie Walker praises their gigs as "a really good, fun time”.

Their literate and superbly crafted songs veer from the wistful and poetic to flat-out, foot-stomping tales of doomed barbecues, French mustard and falling in love on a Tennessee highway. Founded in 2009, the band is now gigging in earnest, buoyed by rapturous receptions at clubs, pubs, theatres and summer festivals, including playing the main stage at Kendal Calling in August this year.

The new CD 'Westward Ho!' produced by Al Scott is now available , whilst the previous record, ‘From the Land of Miracles’, produced by Eliot James, is out on Major Tom Records. The albums are available in our 'Store' section and on iTunes, along with the single, Fraserburgh Train.