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will extend their nationwide tour this summer with a series of special co-headlining dates with JJ Grey & Mofro including stops at Charlottesville’s Sprint Pavilion, Asheville’s ExploreAsheville.com Arena, Milwaukee’s Pabst Theater and Cincinnati’s PNC Pavilion at Riverbend among many others. Tickets go on-sale this Friday, April 13 at 10:00am local time. See below for complete details.

These shows celebrate ’s new album Find A Light, which was released last week to widespread acclaim and is currently #1 on the iTunes Rock Albums Chart. 

Recent critical acclaim for Find A Light

Rolling Stone
is part of a lineage that shares a love of Petty, the Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Hank Williams Jr., able to ride an Americana vibe or peel off a stomping riff and tie it all together without a hint of pretense.”

“Blackberry Smoke shines through the darkness on the album’s 13 cuts”

Billboard
“…a self-produced set that runs a wide stylistic range from heavy rock to gentle balladry and twangy country…”

No Depression
“There’s never a dull moment on Find A Light, and Blackberry Smoke has
delivered another album that wends its way deep into our flesh and bone, blistering
our souls and soothing our hearts.”

Guitar World
“An engaging slice of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers-inspired power pop, complete with a 12-string electric riff, snarling vocals and—as always—guitars a-plenty.”

The Shotgun Seat
“…Blackberry Smoke have continued to push themselves to deliver music that’s diverse, exciting, and overall flavorful.”

Rock and Blues Muse
“…Blackberry Smoke tees up their take on a traditional idea, and it still manages to be not quite like anything you’ve heard before.”

Cryptic Rock
“…Find A Light is a gem of an album, full of simplistic and liberating Rock tunes about being burdened by the stressful side of life.”

Self-produced by the acclaimed 5-piece band, Find A Light is Blackberry Smoke’s sixth full- features 13 new songs written/co-written by lead-singer and guitarist Charlie Starr. In addition to Starr and band-members Richard Turner (bass, vocals), Brit Turner (drums), Paul Jackson (guitar, vocals), and Brandon Still (keyboards), the album also features special guests Robert Randolph (“I’ll Keep Ramblin’”), Amanda Shires (“Let Me Down Easy”) and The Wood Brothers (“Mother Mountain”).

Of the album, Starr comments, “The new album is a melting pot of Blackberry Smoke music with a wide range of sound and emotion. I think it’s our most inspired work yet.”

The release of Find A Light culminates a series of breakthrough years for the Atlanta-based band following the release of 2016’s acclaimed album, Like An Arrow, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Country and Americana charts. Released to widespread praise, the Boston Globe declared, “…the needle can be dropped on Like an Arrow until its grooves become as well-worn as the classic albums that inspired this band of country-rock workhorses,” while American Songwriter asserted, “…Blackberry Smoke fills the bill for the next generation of gutsy, heartfelt and honest Southeast rocking with plenty of talent, tons of drive and no apologies.” In August 2017, they made their debut on CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”

In addition to their work as musicians, Blackberry Smoke remains committed to charitable work and has raised nearly $200,000 benefiting children’s cancer research.

FIND A LIGHT TRACK LIST:

  1. Flesh And Bone (written by Charlie Starr)
  2. Run Away From It All (written by Charlie Starr, Keith Nelson)
  3. The Crooked Kind (written by Charlie Starr)
  4. Medicate My Mind (written by Charlie Starr, Travis Meadows)
  5. I’ve Got This Song (written by Charlie Starr)
  6. Best Seat In The House (written by Charlie Starr, Keith Nelson)
  7. I’ll Keep Ramblin’ feat. Robert Randolph (written by Charlie Starr, Robert Randolph)
  8. Seems So Far (written by Charlie Starr, Travis Meadows)
  9. Lord Strike Me Dead (written by Charlie Starr)
  10. Let Me Down Easy feat. Amanda Shires (written by Charlie Starr, Keith Nelson)
  11. Nobody Gives A Damn (written by Charlie Starr, Keith Nelson)
  12. Till The Wheels Fall Off (written by Charlie Starr)
  13. Mother Mountain feat. The Wood Bros (written by Charlie Starr)

BLACKBERRY SMOKE CONFIRMED TOUR DATES

April 11—Greensboro, NC—Cone Denim Entertainment Center

April 12—Charlotte, NC—The Fillmore

April 13—North Myrtle Beach, SC—House of Blues

April 14—Charleston, SC—Charleston Music Hall

April 19—Champaign, IL—The City Center

April 20—Clear Lake, IA—Surf Ballroom*

April 21—Salina, KS—The Stifle Theatre*

April 22—Lawrence, KS—Granada Theater*

April 25—Lincoln, NE—Bourbon Theatre

April 26—Fort Smith, AR—Temple Live

April 27—Springfield, MO—Gillioz Theatre (SOLD-OUT)

April 28—Oklahoma City, OK—The Criterion

May 3—Portland, ME—Aura*

May 4—Providence, RI—The Strand*

May 5—Boston, MA—House of Blues*

May 6—Columbia, MD—Merriweather Post Pavilion†

May 10—Raleigh, NC—The Ritz*

May 11—Ashbury Park, NJ—Stone Pony*

May 12—Munhall, PA—Carnegie of Homestead Music

May 13—Rochester, NY—Anthology

May 15—New Haven, CT—College Street Music Hall

May 17—Westbury, NY—The Space at Westbury*

May 18—Port Chester, NY—The Capitol Theatre*

May 19—Clifton Park, NY—Upstate Concert Hall

May 25—Mountain View, CA—Shoreline Amphitheater‡

May 26—San Bernardino, CA—Glen Helen Amphitheater‡

June 9—Morrison, CO—Red Rocks Amphitheater§

June 15—Portsmouth, VA—Union Bank & Trust Pavilion#

June 16—Charlottesville, VA—Sprint Pavilion#

June 21—Jacksonville, NC—The Tarheel#

June 22—Asheville, NC—ExploreAsheville.com Arena#

June 23—Macon, GA—Big House Summer Jam

June 30—Holmfirth, England—Picturedome

July 1—Maidstone, U.K. —Ramblin’ Man Fair

July 13-14—Maryville, TN—The Shed

July 19-22—Scranton, PA—Peach Festival

July 26—Frankenmuth, MI—Harvey Kern Pavilion

July 27—Cuyahoga Falls, OH—Blossom Music Center‡

July 28—Hershey, PA—Hershey Stadium‡

August 3-4—Saint Charles, IA—Hinterland Festival

August 5—Sturgis, SD—Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

August 7—Milwaukee, WI—The Pabst Theater#

August 10—Huber Heights, OH—Rose Music Center at the Heights#

August 11—Cincinnati, OH—PNC Pavilion at Riverbend#

August 12—Indianapolis, IN—Farmer’s Bureau Insurance Lawn @ White River State Park#

August 16—Oshkosh, WI—Waterfest Concert Series @ Leach Amphitheater

August 18—Chesterfield, MO—Chesterfield Central Park Amphitheatre#

August 23—Toledo, OH—Hensville Park

August 31—Pelham, AL—Oak Mountain Amphitheatre‡

September 1—Atlanta, GA—Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood‡

October 12—Frankfurt, Germany—Batschkapp

October 13—Bonn, Germany—Harmonie Club

October 14—Basel, Switzerland—Z7 Pratteln

October 16—Zurich, Switzerland—Kaufleuten

October 17—Munich, Germany—Tonhalle

October 18—Milan, Italy—Alcatraz

October 20—Berlin, Germany—Huxleys

October 21—Hannover, Germany—Capitol

October 23—Stockholm, Sweden—Cirkus

October 24—Gothenburg, Sweden—Pustervik

October 25—Oslo, Norway—Sentrum Scene

October 27—Weert, Netherlands—Bosuil

October 28—Amsterdam, Netherlands—Melkweg

October 29—Brussels, Belgium—Ancienne Belgique

October 31—Paris, France—Le Caberet Sauvage

November 2—Newcastle, U.K. —02 Academy

November 3—Glasgow, U.K. —02 Academy

November 4—Nottingham, U.K. —Rock City

November 6—Belfast, Ireland—The Telegraph Building

November 7—Dublin, Ireland—National Stadium

November 9—Cardiff, U.K. —Tramshed

November 10—Birmingham, U.K. —02 Academy

November 11—Bristol, U.K. —02 Academy

November 13—Southampton, U.K. —Guildhall

November 15—London, U.K. —02 Shepherds Bush Empire

November 16—London, U.K. —02 Shepherds Bush Empire

November 17—Manchester, U.K.—02 Apollo

*with special guest Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown

†with The Marshall Tucker and & Outlaws

‡with Lynyrd Skynyrd

  • with Big Head Todd & The Monsters

#co-headline with JJ Grey & Mofro

BOLD on-sale Friday, April 13 at 10:00am local time
 

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