SOJA Marches Through North America With Collie Buddz, Twiddle, Xiuhtezcatl

Ashley Kidwell
SOJA plays a sold-out hometown show at the Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville, Va., to benefit the Heal Charlottesville Fund.
SOJA has announced its fall tour in promotion of the Poetry In Motion album, and they are bringing a variety of buddies along for the ride.
The run starts at The Ritz in Raleigh, N.C., Oct. 17, with Collie Buddz and Xiuhtezcatl joining for the first leg. Those two openers join until Oct. 27 at 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo., when they are joined by Iration. After that, Twiddle hops on and Buddz hops off, with Xiuhtezcatl joining for essentially the whole routing.
The last current date is at New Orleans’
Tickets go on sale to the general public July 20. 
Poetry In Motion was released in 2017 and the band is currently on tour in Europe. The band plays in Milan Italy tonight and its next festival appearance is at Paleo Festival in Switzerland alongside Depeche Mode, Gorillaz, The Killers and Lenny Kravitz.
The band has shown it can bring in decent crowds, as its last reported headline show, at The Orange Peel in Ashville, N.C., drew 1,060, for a gross of $26,536. 
Last year SOJA performed at the High & Mighty Festival created by Sublime With Rome and Dirty Heads
Frontman for the band Jacob Hemphill talked to Pollstar several years ago, discussing his relationship with yoga, SOJA’s music, and his approach towards life, religion and science. He said in that interview: “I think the human race is coming under the time when we’re forced to make a decision. Are we going to actually believe that what we do comes back to us, everything we do has a repercussion, good or bad?  Or are we going to say, ‘Our science is awesome, we have our religion which makes us feel good. We really don’t give a shit about what happens because we figured out how to make our lives really comfortable right now?’”