Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) teams up with country-punk rock music legends Jason and The Scorchers, credited by Rolling Stone Magazine for “rewriting the history of rock-n-roll in the South,” to create Victory Road.

The world premiere of Victory Road takes place on April 10 and 11, 2015 at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Terrace Theater. The band joins BMD onstage for an electrifying performance about a boy who leaves his hometown with the dream of becoming a music star in the 1980s.

Featuring music from their deep collection, Lucy Bowen McCauley unites with Jason and The Scorchers to transform their songs into movement – a journey of hope, tragedy, and triumph set to the sounds of country, punk rock, hard rock, and country rock.

“The combination of earthy, lyric-driven, guitar-based live, country rock and the elegant movements of the Bowen McCauley dancers were irresistible.” – Buzz McClain, Senior Editor at George Mason University.

“Throughout my career I have always hoped that the music of Jason and The Scorchers would be set to dance. Our music is rooted in old Sothern folk, Celtic melodies, and first-wave punk rock, all of which are dance based. When Lucy approached me with the idea, it was an instant no brainer to jump aboard the train. In fact, it is what I have always wanted to see happen” says Ringenberg.

Lucy adds, “I have loved Jason’s music for many years. It is a wonderful honor to choreograph to his stunning songs and to work with such a disarmingly humble genius.”

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Jason (as Farmer Jason) was thrilled to have been chosen by American Songwriter as their Songwriter of the Week. You can read the interview here.

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JATS in Classic Rock

March 6, 2014

Jason & The Scorchers get a glowing endorsement from über fan Ginger Wildheart in Classic Rock magazines cult bands feature.


Hello my friends! Well I have finally decided to make a Farmer Jason Christmas record! The idea has been incubating in my mind for several years. Last fall I decided to jump in full force. I have several new songs written for the project and have picked out the standards I would like to record. The songs will be both sacred and secular based. One of the originals is called “Santa Drove a Big John Deere”. You can imagine how fun it is… Another called “The Animals Sang” puts into song the old legend that the stable animals sang and talked that first Bethlehem Christmas. I have to say it is quite beautiful and will make a great recording. I can already hear my musician friends singing rounds and chorus layers on that one.


I do need your help to make this project a reality. I wouldn’t ask you to throw in on this if it wasn’t necessary. We have set a goal of raising $10,000 through Indie Go Go. That will fund the recording, artwork, mastering, and manufacturing costs. If we get anything over that amount the extra will go into promoting the record or further development on the ongoing Farmer Jason TV projects. Rest assured every penny will be spent wisely and thankfully.

We decided to make the basic perk structure pretty simple. In a nutshell here it is:

$15.00 for US residents and $20.00 for international residents- a signed cd in advance of the release date

$60.00 for US residents and 70.00 for international residents- your name or any dedication you wish listed on the cd artwork as a Farmer Jason Tractor Level Supporter and 2 signed cds.

$150.00 for US residents and $165.00 for international residents- a special MP3 delivery of Farmer Jason singing a customized “We Wish You a Merry Christmas/Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer” medley with a personal greeting and insertion of whatever name you wish into the songs, your name or dedication listed on the cd artwork as a Farmer Jason Prime Harvester Level Supporter, and 3 signed cds.


At all levels, you can email me at to give me any specific dedication or autograph instructions. I will personally make sure we get this right.

So thank you my friend. Your help will be deeply appreciated.

Best always and THANK YOU!


Jason appearing live on Music City Roots!

November 21, 2013

Jason will be appearing live on the syndicated American Public Television (PBS) series MUSIC CITY ROOTS LIVE FROM THE LOVELESS CAFE on Friday Nov 22 at 7.00pm. It is also Jason’s birthday which makes for a nice present. Most PBS affiliates are carrying the series.

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Jason & Warner to collaborate with Bowen McCauley Dance Company

September 25, 2013

Jason and his Scorchers band-mate, guitarist Warner E. Hodges will perform the old Jason and the Scorcher ballad “Far Behind” with The Bowen McCauley Dance Company during their “Evening of Dance and Music Presented by Bowen McCauley Dance Company” dance recital concert. For more info or to purchase tickets contact or call 703-910-5175

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Jason interviewed on In Search of a Song – Part 2

July 7, 2013

The second part of Jason’s In Search of a Song interview focus’ on Farmer Jason and his solo albums.

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Jason interviewed on In Search of a Song

June 25, 2013

Jason Ringenberg was recently interviewed for In Search of a Song, a National Public Radio show that delves deep into a songwriter’s history and influences. “I think this could one of the best radio interviews I have ever done. It truly captures much of went on behind the scenes all those years.” Listen to part […]

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Jason appearing on new Eddy Arnold tribute album

April 10, 2013

Jason Ringenberg is contributes to the forthcoming album – You Don’t Know Me: Rediscovering Eddy Arnold. To find out more about the project and to hear Jason singing Texarkana Baby check out this article on USA Today.

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Ian Hunter UK tour schedule

January 21, 2013

An Acoustic Evening With Ian Hunter special guest on all dates Jason Ringenberg March 2013 12 – The Wharf, Tavistock 13 – Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-By-Sea 15 – Wulvern Hall, Wolverhampton 16 – The Mick Jagger Centre, Dartford 17 – The Corn Exchange, Stamford 19 – Waterside Arts Centre, Sale […]

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