– By Sal Verini
Average Joes’ recording artist and Georgia native, Demun Jones, kicks off his 15-city “The Boondocks Tour” today in support of his recently released album, “Jones County.” Simultaneously, Jones just released his new video, “Boondocks,” a rowdy weekend throw down like no other which can be viewed above.
“The Boondocks Tour” takes Demun Jones from his humble home of Jones County, Georgia to west of the Mississippi. Jones’ high-energy full-band shows will showcase his amazing talent as a singer/rapper/songwriter and entertainer. Fans will be treated to favorites from his recent album, as well as samples of newer, unreleased material.
“Last year, I was in a lot of these towns with my buddy, Colt Ford, on tour. I’m looking forward to coming back out and seeing some old friends and making some new ones,” said Demun Jones.
Tour dates for “The Boondocks” Tour include:
Nov-05 Omaha, NE / Whiskey Tango
Nov-06 Sioux Falls, SD / Wiley’s
Nov-07 Spearfish, SD / Z Bar
Nov-09 Boise, ID / The Reef
Nov-10 Eugene, OR / Wow Hall
Nov-11 Seattle, WA / El Corazon
Nov-12 Canby, OR / Wrangler’s
Nov-13 Medford, OR / Rocky Tonk
Nov-14 Sacramento, CA / Boardwalk
Nov-15 Modesto, CA / Fat Cats
Nov-20 Bakersfield, CA / B-Ryders
Nov-21 Salt Lake City, UT / The Westerner
Nov-22 Denver, CO / The MarquisTheatre
Nov-23 Tulsa, OK / The Shrine
For those of you not familiar with Demun, he is known for his unique blend of country and hip-hop sounds and eccentric stage presence. Having grown up in a large family from rural Georgia, Demun was nurtured by the vast virtues of country life, including a diligent work ethic and the desire to succeed, all of which shine through in his writing.
Demun’s musical influences run the gamut of different sounds and include artists ranging from The Allman Brothers, Otis Redding, James Brown, to Johnny Cash, Michael Jackson, Reba McIntire, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and a myriad of others. Jones is a former member of the chart-topping band, Rehab which ultimately garnered millions of hardcore fans, sold over 600,000 albums and over 2 million singles. He released his first solo album entitled “Jones County” in 2014 on Average Joes Entertainment.