Released last October, The Southern Ground Sessions featured Shires on two of its six tracks, including a cover of Tom Petty’s “You Got Lucky,” and came on the heels of the band’s sixth studio LP, Find a Light. Their 2019 tour schedule kicks off January 24th at the Lyric Oxford in Oxford, Mississippi. … [Read more...] about Blackberry Smoke Announce Acoustic Break It Down Tour
Mills played the character of Lucky in a 2016 episode of FX’s Baskets and Young in a 2016 episode of Pop TV’s Swedish Dicks. He has a role in the upcoming indie horror pic Star Light, and plays Buck Barrow in the 2013 film Bonnie & Clyde: Justified. … [Read more...] about ‘Baskets’ Actor Hagen Mills Dies By Suicide After Shooting Girlfriend
Along with “Waiting for the Thunder,” Like an Arrow, produced by the band, features a dozen songs in total, including a duet with Gregg Allman on the slithering “Free on the Wing.” It’s an easy and natural union: Blackberry Smoke’s often spontaneous concerts evoke the spirit of the Allman Brothers Band. They’ll perform with Allman himself at his annual Peach Music Festival next month in Pennsylvania. … [Read more...] about Hear Blackberry Smoke’s Foreboding New Song ‘Waiting for the Thunder’
Last fall, Jones — who believed that Broihier “could be a great candidate if he could get known” — passed along his contact information to deClive Lowe, who’d advised Jones on his potential run. The young operative called Broihier from Iowa in December to chat. Soon after he returned home in February, Broihier came calling. “I’m sitting there exhausted, but we talked at the kitchen table for hours,” deClive Lowe told me. With just three months to go before the scheduled May 19 primary, he didn’t think Broihier had any realistic shot at overcoming McGrath’s advantages. But he couldn’t help himself. “I was bowled over by his intelligence, his authenticity, his ability to speak fluently on any policy issue you could ask about. He had a combination of fire and the right kind of ambition—not for himself, but for what he could do. He had pure motivations for running. I felt like what I was seeing was, for Kentucky … [Read more...] about Can the Yang Gang Take Out Mitch McConnell?