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Blackberry Smoke leaves scars

Monday, June 2, 2014 – Blackberry Smoke will release "Leave a Scar, Live In North Carolina," a live concert CD and DVD release on July 8 on 3 Legged.

The Atlanta based quintet mix rock, country, gospel, bluegrass and soul.

The release will include a previously unrecorded, brand new song "Payback's A Bitch" plus footage of the band at home and the making of "Yesterday's Wine," which was recorded by Blackberry Smoke, George Jones and Jamey Johnson.

"We've wanted to make a live album for as long as I can remember," said lead singer Charlie Starr. "I think we really captured the essence of our show and the accompanying DVD gives fans a little more insight into life behind the scenes."

"The audience adds an extra rush of energy at shows, that is not present on studio recordings," said drummer Brit Turner. "We are so excited to have captured this especially remarkable show in Carolina. And as an added bonus there is an unreleased song on the CD and the DVD features footage of Blackberry Smoke recording with George Jones."

There will be an advance screening of the film during CMA Fest week on Friday, June 6 at 1:30 p.m. at the Swingin' Doors Saloon in Nashville.

Blackberry Smoke is currently wrapping up their "Fire in the Hole" headline tour. They will continue on the road throughout the summer including festival dates at Bonnaroo, Hangout Festival, Summer Fest and The Peach Festival.

The CD song list is:
1. Shakin' Hands With the Holy Ghost
2. Sanctified Woman
3. Testify
4. Good One Comin' On
5. Six Ways to Sunday
6. Ain't Got The Blues
7. Lucky Seven
8. Pretty Little Lie
9. Restless
10. Up In Smoke
11. Crimson Moon
12. The Whippoorwill
13. Son of the Bourbon
14. Everybody Knows She's Mine
15. One Horse Town
16. Lesson In a Bottle
17. Ain't Much Left of Me
18. Leave a Scar
19. Sleeping Dogs
20. Payback's a Bitch
21. Up The Road
22. Shake Your Magnolia

The DVD track listing is:
1. Shakin' Hands with the Holy Ghost
2. Sanctified Woman
3. Testify
4. Good One Comin' On
5. Six Ways to Sunday
6. Ain't got the Blues
7. Lucky Seven
8. Pretty Little Lie
9. Restless
10. Up In Smoke
11. Crimson Moon
12. The Whippoorwill
13. Son of the Bourbon
14. Everybody Knows She's Mine
15. One Horse Town
16. Lesson In A Bottle
17. Ain't Much Left of Me
18. Leave a Scar

Tour dates are:
June 7 - Wilmington, NC Ziggy's By The Sea
June 8 Norfolk, VA Town Point Park
June 12-15 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo
June 13 Charlotte, NC Fountain Plaza at the NC Music Factory
June 27 Winston Salem, NC Ziggy's
June 28 Buford, GA Thunder on the Parkway
July 3 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest
July 17 Sioux Falls, SD The District
July 18 Sloan, IA WinnaVegas Casino
July 24 Urbana, IL Champaign County Fair
July 26 Chicago Ridge, IL Ridgefest
Aug. 2 Frisco, TX Toyota Stadium
Aug. 8 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Wolf Den
Aug. 9 Le Roy, NY Jam at the Ridge
Aug. 14 Clifton Park, NY Upstate Concert Hall
Aug. 15 Scranton, PA Peachfest
Aug. 16 Louisburg, NC Norris Creek Entertainment Complex
Aug. 20 Richmond, VA Innsbrook After Hours
Aug. 23 St. Paul, MN Minnesota State Fair
Aug. 30 Lake City, UT The State Room
Aug. 31 Loveland, CO Thunder Mountain Ampitheater
Sept. 5 Bloomington, IN The Bluebird
Sept. 6-7 St. Louis, MO Loufest
Sept. 9-14 Fredericton, NB Harvest Fest
Sept. 10 Northhampton, MA Pearl Street
Sept. 11 Hampton Beach, NH Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Sept. 18 Fayetteville, AR Georges
Sept. 19 Springfield, IL Boondock's
Sept. 20 Decatur, LA Ingalls Harbor
Sept. 25 Lawrence, KS Granada Theatre
Sept. 26 Columbia, MO Roots, Blues and BBQ Festival
Sept. 27 Sioux City, IA Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Oct. 4 Shreveport, LA Red Revel Arts Festival
Oct. 8 Baton Rouge, LA Texas Club
Nov. 16-20 Miami, FL Simple Man Cruise
Nov. 28 Atlanta, GA The Tab

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Find a Light CD review - Find a Light
Blackberry Smoke will never fit the mold of a mainstream country act the way, say, Midland has done. They love to rock way too much to ever tamp it down permanently. And the aptly named "The Crooked Kind" follows a rollicking, rock & roll path that feels like just the right road. With that said, though, there are moments during "Find A Light" where Blackberry Smoke softens the sonic nicely and naturally. "Medicate My Mind," for instance, rocks to a likeable, gentle groove. »»»
Like An Arrow CD review - Like An Arrow
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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
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