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On tour Yes
Followers 3,985
Category Americana, Blues, Country Blues, Novelty
Concerts
Jun
23
The Deli
Norman
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Jun
25
JJ's Alley
Oklahoma City
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Jun
28
Skydance Brewing Co.
Oklahoma City
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Jun
29
El Reno Birthday Party
El Reno
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Jun
30
The Deli
Norman
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Jul
02
JJ's Alley
Oklahoma City
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Jul
03
Hollywood Corners
Norman
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Jul
05
Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill
Oklahoma City
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Jul
07
The Deli
Norman
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Jul
13
Soul City Gastropub & Music House
Tulsa
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Jul
14
The Deli
Norman
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Jul
16
JJ's Alley
Oklahoma City
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Jul
17
Eskimo Joe's
Stillwater
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Jul
18
Sidecar Barley & Wine Bar
Tulsa
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Jul
19
Omni Oklahoma City Hotel
Oklahoma City
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Jul
20
Heard On Hurd
Edmond
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Jul
21
The Deli
Norman
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Jul
27
The Hunt Club
Tulsa
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Jul
28
The Deli
Norman
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Jul
30
JJ's Alley
Oklahoma City
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Sep
28
Urban Boondocks Market
Yukon
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Nov
07
AJ's Oyster House
Fort Smith
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Nov
29
Mercury Lounge
Tulsa
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About Hosty
Mike Hosty From the "Oklahoma Music Guide Volume II" 2011 By Hugh Foley, Rogers State University Guitarist extraordinaire, songwriter of many insights, droll but wry vocalist, pedal bass player, one-man-band drummer, and between-song-patter-and-joke specialist, Mike Hosty (b. Wauwatosa, WI 09/21/70), has been playing bars and multiple genre events around Oklahoma City since 1990 as one of Oklahoma’s most cherished contemporary live music acts for fans of blues, rock, hilarious songs that often reference the state, and music that can bound from polka and disco to country and right back to rock in the span of two-minute Hosty spiel in between tunes during a show. While he has received some national and regional attention (a song made it on Jimmy Kimmel, his “Molokai Cowboy” is a hit in Hawaii, and his “Oklahoma Breakdown” notched Stoney LaRue a #1 spot on the Texas Music Chart for April, 2007 – and becoming that chart’s #1 song for the year), Mike Hosty toils on a constant basis through the college towns and other appreciative spots he has developed through consistent touring in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Colorado. Hosty sometimes plays foot-pedal bass with a drummer but usually unpacks his own one-man band drum set, with kick, snare, hat, and tambourine provides a steady, hypnotic all controlled by Hosty as he keeps time for himself and are superbly entertaining versions of Hosty-time, revered by the fans who go to shows, calling out the names of their favorite songs, and singing along loudly to choruses (verses often change on the spot). The most regular fans of Hosty’s antics show up like they are on a pilgrimage every Sunday night for his long-time weekly performances at The Deli, in Norman. Hosty’s albums are musical journeys through corn mazes of the wildly imaginative singer/songwriter’s mind and unique lens through which he views society, especially in Oklahoma. Mostly available from a cardboard box that sits at the side of the stage at Hosty shows, or his website, there are at least eight Hosty CDs released independently by himself with investments by Discover Card. While he doesn’t do as many of the songs from his first anthology (1992 to 1996), the second anthology Un Hombre Malo is a perfect place to begin getting to know his guitar work and lyrical adeptness on songs such as “Mr. T”, “U, Me and B.E.T.”, “Corndog”, “James Brown”, and “Chicken Bone 99”. The songs pack an added punch as recorded by Trent Bell at Bell Labs in Norman. Recorded by the duo, and just released on their name, Hosty Duo, the 2003 brown bag wrapper CD contains his clever song about being a married man working in bars all the time, “Married Man”, crowd favorites “Fraidy Hole” (the Oklahoma tornado song), “Fried Pie”, and the now legendary “Oklahoma Breakdown”, a song that encapsulates a novel of Oklahoma ethos in its 4:46 length. Stoney LaRue liked it so much he made a staple of his Texas shows, causing some Texas fans to accost Hosty south of the Red River and confront him as to why he’s doing Stoney’s song. In any case, the song’s slide guitar vibe, lyrical focus on forbidden (or at least past curfew) love down by the river bed in the back of a friend’s truck endears it to many fans. Hosty’s other 2003 disc, a sort-of stab at a country music album that starts laughing at itself halfway through, preserves live tracks from a Phoenix, Arizona show of 2002, and the standard crowd call outs “Truck Stop Shower Stall” and “Johnny Cash”. Hosty released two live discs in 2006 with many of his best-known songs as fans are used to hearing them, in a live environment, along with some new favorites developed to that point, “Linda Cavanaugh”, about an unusual affinity for an Oklahoma City television news personality, “Spamoramathon”, and “Disco Truck/Pole”. In 2008, he continued the disheveled guitar comedy with “Eat Yer Mac & Chees”, “Pterodactyl”, “Please Don’t Make Me Love You”, and, finally, a song titled after one of his more recognizable catch phrases when a joke between songs fall flat or just get missed due to general bar noise, “Tough Crowd”. With a quick wit as close to Groucho Marx as you might find alive today, Mike Hosty’s songs are intrinsically Oklahoman yet transcend their local connections into broad-based and humorous insights into society, his in-between song banter and jokes with instrumental examples are tear-inducing funny, and his musical skill is parallel to any others in the blues-rock world playing the stages of the Oklahoma in the current era. Local publications agree, as Oklahoma Magazine voted Hosty Duo one of “Oklahoma’s Best Bands in 2010” after being the magazine’s “Best Band” in 2009; and the Oklahoma City Gazette voted Hosty 2010’s “Best Singer Songwriter”; As of July, 2011, Hosty planned on going back into the studio in July, fulfilling a slew of regional dates through fall, 2011, and continued promoting his teen girl group, The Sopapillas, with their debut single, “You Can’t Tell Me What To Do”, on his own independent label. Year by Year 2017 Mike Hosty Releases Full Length CD Hosty "Uno" 2017 Mike Hosty Nominated for BEST SINGER/SONGWRITER by the Readers of OK Gazette gets 3rd Place 2016 Hosty Duo "Best Local Band" Norman Transcript Readers Choice 2015 Hosty Duo release Full length Album "YAY" 2013 Mike Hosty Nominated for BEST SINGER/SONGWRITER by the Readers of OK Gazette gets 3rd Place behind Toby Kieth and Carrie Underwood 2013 Hosty Mentioned on Tonight Show with Jay Leno AGAIN, in the "Dumb Ads" segment for ad for a bar called Taboma again........ 2013 Hosty defeats several Suckah MC's 2013 Hosty Duo Best Band in Slice Magazine of Central Oklahoma Gets Second Place 2012 Hosty Duo Release Full Length Album "II" 2012 Hosty Mentioned on Tonight Show with Jay Leno AGAIN, in the "Dumb Ads" segment for ad for a bar called Taboma that read "Mike Hosty Plays with Himself" 2012 Mike Hosty Voted "Best Musician" by Norman Transcripts "Best of Norman" 2012 Hosty Duo in OKC Gazette's "Best Band" contest gets 2nd Place behind the Flaming Lips. 2012 OKC Gazette "Best Singer/Songwriter" Hosty voted 2nd Place 2011 Hosty Duo on their way to selling over 100,000 albums, at some undefined point in the future. 2010 Hosty voted OKC Gazette's "Best Singer Songwriter". 2010 Hosty Duo voted one of "Oklahoma's Best Bands 2010" by Oklahoma Magazine. 2009 Hosty Duo voted "Best Band 2009" by Oklahoma Magazine. 2008 Hosty Releases Full Length Album "Hosty- The Mousetrap Sessions" 2007 “Oklahoma Breakdown”, writen by Hosty, the Number One Song on the Texas Music Charts for April 2007 and for the entire year! 2006 Hosty Duo "Worth Mentioning" in Best Bands OKC, Gazette loosing to the Flaming Lips. 2004 Hosty Releases "Duo" 2004 Hosty Duo plays Americana Music Association Headline slot in Nashville, TN with Asleep at the Wheel and BR-549 2001 Hosty Releases Full Length Live Solo Album "Live in Denver" 2001 March, Hosty Plays as One Man Band at SXSW at Lucy's Retired SurferBar on 6th Street with Cross Canadian Ragweed. 2001 Hosty Mentioned on Tonight Show with Jay Leno, in the "Dumb Ads" segment for ad for a bar called Taboma that read "Mike Hosty Plays with Himself" 2000 Mike Hosty Releases "Un Hombre Malo: Anthology 1997-2000" 1997-2000 Hosty Trio Release "Gusto", "3", "Wig Trig" and "Ten Pound Hammer" 1996 Album "Volume" released on HossTone Music Records. 1995 Mike Hosty as part of the band Heater release album "Burn One" 1994 Mike Hosty as part of the band Heater release self titled album 'Heater' 1993 Mike Hosty releases "Hosty and the Silvatones" on his record label HossTone Music 1991 Mike Hosty releases first album "Zulu King" with hit song "Its Just That Easy" now out of print 1987 Mike Hosty performs first rock show at the "MistleToe Bash" with legendary 'One Lane Bridge' 1979 A young Mike Hosty gets first Guitar, 3/4 Takeharu Special Classical, from Larsen Music in OKC,OK
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Genres
Americana, Blues, Country Blues, Novelty
Band members
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Hosty Tour Cities
Oklahoma City, OK Fort Smith, AR Yukon, OK Norman, OK Tulsa, OK Edmond, OK El Reno, OK Stillwater, OK

Frequently Asked Questions About Hosty

Concerts & Tour Date Information

Is Hosty on tour?

Yes, Hosty is currently on tour. If you’re interested in attending an upcoming Hosty concert, make sure to grab your tickets in advance. The Hosty tour is scheduled for 23 dates across 8 cities. Get information on all upcoming tour dates and tickets for 2024-2025 with Hypebot.

How many upcoming tour dates is Hosty scheduled to play?

Hosty is scheduled to play 23 shows between 2024-2025. Buy concert tickets to a nearby show through Hypebot.

When does the Hosty tour start?

Hosty’s tour starts Jun 23, 2024 and ends on Nov 29, 2024. They will play 8 cities; their most recent concert was held in Norman at The Deli and their next upcoming concert will be in Oklahoma City at Omni Oklahoma City Hotel.

What venues is Hosty performing at?

As part of the Hosty tour, Hosty is scheduled to play across the following venues and cities:

2024 Tour Dates:

Jun 23 - Norman, OK @ The Deli
Jun 25 - Oklahoma City, OK @ JJ's Alley
Jun 28 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Skydance Brewing Co.
Jun 29 - El Reno, OK @ El Reno Birthday Party
Jun 30 - Norman, OK @ The Deli
Jul 02 - Oklahoma City, OK @ JJ's Alley
Jul 03 - Norman, OK @ Hollywood Corners
Jul 05 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill
Jul 07 - Norman, OK @ The Deli
Jul 13 - Tulsa, OK @ Soul City Gastropub & Music House
Jul 14 - Norman, OK @ The Deli
Jul 16 - Oklahoma City, OK @ JJ's Alley
Jul 17 - Stillwater, OK @ Eskimo Joe's
Jul 18 - Tulsa, OK @ Sidecar Barley & Wine Bar
Jul 19 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Omni Oklahoma City Hotel
Jul 20 - Edmond, OK @ Heard On Hurd
Jul 21 - Norman, OK @ The Deli
Jul 27 - Tulsa, OK @ The Hunt Club
Jul 28 - Norman, OK @ The Deli
Jul 30 - Oklahoma City, OK @ JJ's Alley
Sep 28 - Yukon, OK @ Urban Boondocks Market
Nov 07 - Fort Smith, AR @ AJ's Oyster House
Nov 29 - Tulsa, OK @ Mercury Lounge
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