Acclaimed American rock band and proud Georgia natives, Blackberry Smoke, will release their highly anticipated new album, You Hear Georgia, May 28 via Thirty Tigers (pre-order here). Across the album’s ten new songs, Blackberry Smoke continue to embody Georgia’s rich musical legacy as they have for the past two decades, honoring the people, places and sounds of their home state.
Cola Concerts has announced a new show with Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke and North Mississippi Allstars. Both bands will headline a concert at the Columbia Speedway Entertainment Center on Friday, April 23 at 7:00 PM. The show is part of an incredible weekend for Cola Concerts which will also feature Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires (4/24), and Wynonna Judd (4/25). Tickets for Blackberry Smoke and North Mississippi Allstars go on sale Friday, February 12 at 10:00 AM.
The Birthplace of Country Music (BCM) has been in the thick of planning its 2021 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival ever since the nonprofit announced the cancellation of its 20th anniversary event this year due to the global COVID-19 health crisis. Organizers say they are optimistic that new vaccines, now in development, will help the music, events, and tourism industries rebound after a long nine-month pause.
The Drive-In style set up at the ranch was in the same fashion as going to the movies, except this movie theatre had a real PA system. Cars were parked in rows and the social distance tailgating was highly successful. There were limited VIP tables set up in front of the stage for a bit more intimate viewing. Robert Randolph started the show with some of the members and introduced Devon and Duane a few songs in. At that point, the musicians on stage were from five different bands.