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The Black Jacket Symphony Presents: Pearl Jam’s “Ten” + Nirvana’s “Nevermind”

The Black Jacket Symphony returns to Iron City to perform two albums that not only gave rise to the grunge era, but largely defined it as well–Nirvana’s “Nevermind” and Pearl Jam’s “Ten”–PLUS a handful of greatest hits from each band. The first time the band performed these albums the show sold out in record time—don’t miss this incredible performance and relive some of the songs that defined the 90’s. Tickets will sell out—get yours today.

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Interview – Blackberry Smoke

Interview - Blackberry Smoke

The Casual Causality of Blackberry Smoke

 

Blackberry Smoke recently played to a sold out crowd at the Iron City music venue in Birmingham. Mother Plug Music sat down with Charlie Starr and Brit Turner, the lead singer and drummer, to discuss their past, present and future. Photos by Mary C. Fehr. Interview conducted by Jen Jackson. Article written by Josh Matthews.

 

Blackberry Smoke has toured with the likes of Lynyrd Skynyrd on multiple occasions, as well as played and recorded alongside friend Bob Weir. For most fans of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Grateful Dead, these would be monumental accomplishments. For fans of Blackberry Smoke, however, these are mere casual causalities. Blackberry Smoke is arguably one of the best Southern rock bands since Lynyrd Skynyrd, whose name is synonymous with the genre, and they’re arguably one of the hardest working bands since Grateful Dead, whose name is synonymous with touring.

Effect, meet cause. From day one, Blackberry Smoke has taken a very blue collar approach to their business. They have traveled hundreds of thousands of miles and played anywhere from 150 – 250 shows a year. They’re basically always on tour.

 

Charlie Starr: Except for when we get to the end of the year, we…

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The Black Jacket Symphony presents”Nevermind” and “Ten”

The Black Jacket Symphony returns to WorkPlay Theatre on Friday, June 5th and Saturday, June 6th to perform Nirvana’s “Nevermind” and Pearl Jam’s “Ten”! The band will perform both albums each night PLUS a greatest hits set. Their May show at Iron City already sold out—don’t miss your chance to see these two epic albums recreated live on the WorkPlay stage!

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The Black Jacket Symphony presents “Nevermind” and “Ten”

The Black Jacket Symphony returns to WorkPlay Theatre on Friday, June 5th and Saturday, June 6th to perform Nirvana’s “Nevermind” and Pearl Jam’s “Ten”! The band will perform both albums each night PLUS a greatest hits set. Their May show at Iron City already sold out—don’t miss your chance to see these two epic albums recreated live on the WorkPlay stage!

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