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Tickets for the Ones To Watch Tour 2013 are on-sale today at 10am!

Tickets are going fast for this one, folks and we would hate to miss y'all when we come to your city! Grab 'em today by clicking HERE.

We're going to continue to #SpreadTheSmoke on in to 2013! We'll be headlining a club tour presented by 'Ones To Watch' and rocking your favorite hot spots all over the US (Toronto, too!). Tickets will start at just $15, a budget-friendly night out for your and yours to come rock with us! Check out the complete line-up of dates below. Tickets will go on-sale to the general public Friday, November 16 at 10am local time. Want to get yours before then? Sign up HERE to receive pre-sale information in your inbox tomorrow morning, 11/13.


1/4/13  Shelter Room - Detroit, MI

1/5/13  Deluxe at Old National Centre - Indianapolis, IN

1/8/13  Bogart's - Cincinatti, OH

1/13/13  House of Blues - Chicago, IL

1/15/13  Varsity Theatre - Minneapolis, MN

1/19/13  Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO

2/2/13  House of Blues - Cleveland, OH

2/5/13  Virgin Mobile Mod Club - Toronto, ON, Canada

2/6/13  Paradise Rock Club - Boston, MA

2/7/13  Irving Plaza - New York City, NY

2/8/13  The Fillmore - Silver Spring, MD

2/9/13  Theatre of Living Art - Philadelphia, PA

3/2/13  House of Blues - New Orleans, LA

3/21/13  House of Blues - Dallas, TX

3/22/13  House of Blues - Houston, TX

4/4/13  House of Blues - Anaheim, CA

4/5/13  House of Blues Sunset Strip - West Hollywood, CA


Check out the complete line-up of remaining 2012 and additional 2013 tour dates here. 

Thanks for your support Brothers and Sisters. See y'all down the road.

Brit Turner's most unruly beard invites all you menfolk to join its ranks in Blackberry Smoke's first annual No Shave November contest!


Entry is easy: send a picture of your November 1 (we'll take November 2,3,4 pictures too - we're playin all month long!) clean shaven face to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. then, on November 30th, shoot us a photo of your furry faces. We'll pick the most bad ass beard to win a bunch of Blackberry Smoke gear including a copy of the new album The Whippoorwill.


If you feel so inclined, you can also join the No Shave November campaign being hosted by the fine folks at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Country Radio and your beard could help the baby kiddos battling cancer. Read more about the competition and ways to help here.

Don't forget to tune-in or set your DVRs  for tomorrow's episode of Sons of Anarchy (FX, 10 ET) to hear music from The Whippoorwill! It's been a crazy season already, who else excited to hear a little Smoke music in the background in this week's episode? If you're watching, help us #SpreadTheSmoke over on Twitter with the hashtag #BBSonSOA. We're going to have a little fun with THIS contest too.

Stoked to announce that music from The Whippoorwill will appear on NEXT week's (Oct. 30) episode of Sons of Anarchy, episode 508 "Ablation." Tune-in to FX at 10/9CT to watch and find out which song from the new album will go down in SAMCRO history. Join us on Twitter to help #SpreadTheSmoke and chatter during the show and find out how you could win a SIGNED copy of The Whippoorwill after it airs!

Return the yard with Smoke and Taylor Guitars. "One Horse Town" from the In The Backyard Sessions for your viewing pleasure:

 

Charlie recently chatted with the fine folks of Relix Magazine. Find out what he had to say about recording The Whippoorwill and more:

"Don’t expect Charlie Starr, frontman of Blackberry Smoke, to cut his hair anytime soon. Although Starr might not fight lions—as Samson did when he lost his strength after his hair was cut according to the Bible—he and his bandmates have battled for years to rise through the musical ranks. So the hair thing, well, why take chances?

“That one guy has his hair cut,” says Starr. “And we know how that turned out.”

After more than 12 years of bumping along back roads and highways and playing 250 gigs annually, Blackberry Smoke has gained some musical traction. In the early days, Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top and Kid Rock were names on their iPod playlists. Now, members of those bands are among the friends and fans of Blackberry Smoke. The band, which took its name from a suggestion by The Black Crowes’ Chris Robinson, is touring behind its new album The Whippoorwill —their first for Zac Brown’s Southern Ground label—and the buzz is good."

Read the rest of Charlie's interview HERE.

Watch the guys perform "Everybody Knows She's Mine" from the Relix offices in NYC:



 
Ready, set, weekend. Relive all the action from The Boot Campaign's Boot Ride and Rally, where Smoke appeared with the cast of Sons of Anarachy a few months back.





Psst! Some Smoke music might be making an appearance in an episode of Sons later this season... stay tuned for more!
You read right, folks! Blackberry Smoke is hittin' the road with The Zac Brown Band and fellow Southern Ground Artist, Levi Lowrey this fall. Check out the dates below to see if they are coming to a city near you and grab your tickets now!

Charlie, Brit, Richard, Brandon and Paul will head to the merchandise booth directly following their set each night to meet with y'all. Be sure to come by and say howdy!

9/28 - Columbus Crew Stadium - Columbus, OH
9/29 - Blossom Music Center - Cuyahoga Falls, OH
9/30 - First Midwest - Chicago, IL
10/10 - Bryce Jordan Center - University Park, PA
10/11 - Farm Bureau Live - Virginia Beach, VA
10/25 - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, NC
10/26 - Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena - Jacksonville, FL
11/8 - Van Andel Arena - Grand Rapids, MI
11/9 - Alliant Energy Center - Madison, WI
11/10 - Target Center - Minneapolis, MN
11/16 - Carrier Dome - Syracuse, NY
11/18 - Izod Center - E. Rutherford, NJ
Nashville, join brother Charlie and brother Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes for a special evening at The Basement on October 8. The evening is slated to feature “some of Rich’s songs, some of Charlie’s songs, and some covers.” Robinson has spent much of 2012 touring with his solo band. Tickets will be available starting tomorrow, September 25 at Grimey's New and Pre-loved Music on 8th Avenue.
Head out back with Smoke as they perform "Ain't Got The Blues" for Taylor Guitars' Backyard Sessions:
Miss the merch table at Brothers and Sisters Music Festival? Or just wanna pretend you were there? Official Brothers and Sisters Music Festival tshirts now available in the online store here. The holidays are a comin, get to shoppin' Smoke fans! Check out other new items here.
3..2...1...Weekend! Kick it off with Smoke's live performance of "Everybody Knows She's Mine" from the Ram Country on Yahoo! Music Studios. "Everybody Knows She's Mine" appears on Smoke's latest album, The Whippoorwill.


Only two more days until Blackberry Smoke's first annual Brothers and Sisters Music Festival in Atlanta! We're shining a spotlight on all the other artists coming out to jam with Smoke that night. (Ps. Don't forget to head on down to The Masquerade box office to grab tickets for just $20. They will be $25 on Saturday - hurry, hurry!)

Next up: Reynolds and Williams Band

Born and Raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Grant Reynolds and Joel Williams cite The Allman Brothers, The Black Crowes, Muddy Waters, Vince Gill and many others as some of their biggest influences. The Georgia natives recently released their self-titled debut EP. Listen and read more about the Reynolds and Williams Band here.
Watch as Smoke covers the legendary George Jones' 'White Lightning' exclusively for Ram Country on Yahoo! Music. Then, check out their in-studio performance of 'Everybody Knows She's Mine' from The Whippoorwill here!


Who else is excited for the first annual Brothers and Sisters Music Festival in Atlanta, GA this Saturday? To get you all pumped up, we're shinin' a big ole spotlight on the other artists on the bill coming out to rock.

Next up: North Mississippi Allstars

NMA is a southern rock/blues band from Hernando, MS composed of brothers Luther Dickinson and Cody Dickinson and Chris Chew. NMA's first release Shake Hands With Shorty was nominated for a GRAMMY for "Best Contemporary Blues Album." Their most recent album, Keys to the Kingdom was released in 2011. Since then, their albums 51 Phantom and Electric Blue Watermelon have received nominations in that same category. The group also won a Blues Music Award for "Best New Artist Debut" in 2001. Brother Luther Dickinson currently splits his time between NMA and The Black Crowes, while Brother Cody Dickinson also started a side project, Hill Country Revue.

Listen and read more about North Mississippi Allstars HERE and be sure to grab your tickets to Brothers and Sisters Music Fesival HERE. Already have your tickets? Be sure to enter to win a pass to Smoke's Soundcheck Party and a copy of The Whippoorwill HERE.
October 5 is just around the corner! Grab your tickets to see Smoke with Drivin' and Cryin' at NYC's Irving Plaza HERE. Once you've got those, enter to win a meet and greet with the guys HERE.
First Annual Brothers and Sisters Music Festival is just a few days away and we're shinin' a big ole spotlight on the other artists coming out to rock with Smoke that night.

First up: Unknown Hinson.

The self-proclaimed "king of country-western troubadours" Unknown Hinson writes and produces his own music that often parodies the dark elements of today's country and redneck culture. In early 2009, Hinson's 'Torture Town' won in The 8th Annual Independent Music Awards and Vox Pop vote for Best Alternative Country Song "Torture Town". Hinson, credited as Baker, provides the voice of Early Cuyler, a balding hillbilly squid from Georgia, on Cartoon Network's late night Adult Swim program, Squidbillies.


Head on over to www.unknownhinson.com for more and to listen! Then, grab your Brothers and Sisters Festival Tickets HERE - September 8, Masquerade Music Park in beautiful Atlanta, GA!




Heading to Blackberry Smoke's inaugural Brothers and Sisters Music Festival on September 8th at Masquerade Music Park in Atlanta, GA? Want a chance to hang with the guys exclusively before the show? Listen up!

We are giving two Smoke fans and their guests a chance to check out the guys' soundcheck before the festival, then an exclusive meet and greet hang session with Charlie, Brit, Richard, Brandon and Paul. We'll even throw in copies of The Whippoorwill for you to get signed!

All you have to do is grab tickets to the festival HERE, then sign up for your chance to hang with the guys HERE!

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