Concert Review and Slideshow: Blackberry Smoke at House of Blues

On a tour that finds them switching between arenas and clubs as they alternately open for Zac Brown Band and headline their own tour, the guys in Atlanta’s Blackberry Smoke appeared clearly enthused to be playing before a sold out crowd at House of Blues last night. Southern rockers who proudly carry on in the tradition of Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Allman Brothers Band, the band came off as some kind of newfangled version of the Black Crowes as it mixed country, blues and rock into a sonic stew with its own, particularly delectable taste.

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Jeff Niesel

Jeff has been covering the Cleveland music scene for more than 20 years now. And on a regular basis, he tries to talk to whatever big acts are coming through town, too. If you're in a band that he needs to hear, email him at [email protected]
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