Atlanta’s southern rock sons, BLACKBERRY SMOKE have confirmed that THE QUAKER CITY NIGHTHAWKS will be joining them as support on their November UK dates.
BLACKBERRY SMOKE‘s frontman Charlie Starr tells us “We are excited to bring The QCNH’s with us on the U.K / European leg of the Find A Light World Tour. Our friends and fans are going to be in for some incredible shows!”
Full UK dates rack up as follows:
Nov. 02 – Newcastle, UK – O2 Academy
Nov. 03 – Glasgow, UK – O2 Academy
Nov. 04 – Nottingham, UK – Rock City
Nov. 06 – Belfast, UK – The Telegraph Building
Nov. 07 – Dublin, Ireland – National Stadium
Nov. 09 – Cardiff, UK – Tramshed – SOLD OUT
Nov. 10 – Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy
Nov. 11 – Bristol, UK – O2 Academy
Nov. 13 – Southampton, UK – Guildhall
Nov. 15 – London, UK – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Nov. 16 – London, UK – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Nov. 17 – Manchester, UK – O2 Apollo
Tickets are available now from https://www.livenation.co.uk/ artist/blackberry-smoke- tickets.
BLACKBERRY SMOKE‘s new acoustic EP, The Southern Ground Sessions, is set for release on 26th October on both vinyl and digital platforms. Created as an accompaniment to their current studio album Find a Light – which landed at No. 12 on the Official UK Albums Chart, as well as the top spot on the Rock and Americana charts – the 6-song release was recorded live at Southern Ground studio in Nashville, TN and features acoustic versions of five album tracks, as well as a rendition of the Tom Petty classic, You Got Lucky, featuring Amanda Shires. The new acoustic tracks are also included in a brand new Tour Edition of Find a Light releasing exclusively in Europe to coincide with the tour.
Check out Run Away from It All, the lead track taken from The Southern Ground Sessions here:
The Southern Ground Sessions track listing:
1. Run Away from It All
2. Medicate My Mind
3. Let Me Down Easy (feat. Amanda Shires)
4. Best Seat in the House
5. You Got Lucky (feat. Amanda Shires)
6. Mother Mountain (feat. Oliver Wood)
BLACKBERRY SMOKE is Charlie Starr (vocals, guitar), Richard Turner (bass, vocals), Brit Turner (drums), Paul Jackson (guitar, vocals), and Brandon Still (keyboards). Since their debut in 2004, the band has released six full-length records and has toured relentlessly, regularly playing over 250 shows a year and building a strong and loyal community of fans. In addition, the band remains committed to charitable work and has raised nearly $250,000 to benefit children’s cancer research.
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