Thursday, July 19, 2018


Acclaimed southern rockers BLACKBERRY SMOKE have announced a brand new acoustic release, 'The Southern Ground Sessions', which is due to be released on October 26th on vinyl and digital platforms.

Created as an accompaniment to their new album 'Find a Light' - which landed in the Official UK Albums Chart at number 12, as well as taking top spots on the Rock and Americana charts - the 6-song release was recorded live at Southern Ground studio in Nashville, Tennessee and features acoustic versions of five album tracks as well as a rendition of Tom Petty's "You Got Lucky" featuring Amanda Shires.

In advance of the release, "Run Away from It All" is premiering today.  Watch the video now here <> and listen to it on all major digital platforms from tomorrow.

'The Southern Ground Sessions' track list:
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)

The new acoustic tracks are also being included in a brand new 6 Bonus Track Tour Edition of 'Find a Light' releasing exclusively in Europe to coincide with the band's upcoming tour, which kicks off on October 12th in Germany and runs through Switzerland, Italy, Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, the UK and Ireland.

Don't miss BLACKBERRY SMOKE on tour in Europe at the following shows:

Oct. 12 - Frankfurt, Germany - Batschkapp
Oct. 13 - Bonn, Germany - Harmonie Club
Oct. 14 - Basel, Switzerland - Z7 Pratteln
Oct. 16 - Zurich, Switzerland - Kaufleuten
Oct. 17 - Munich, Germany - Tonhalle
Oct. 18 - Milan, Italy - Alcatraz
Oct. 20 - Berlin, Germany - Huxley's
Oct. 21 - Hannover, Germany - Capitol
Oct. 23 - Stockholm, Sweden - Cirkus
Oct. 24 - Gothenburg, Sweden - Pustervik
Oct. 25 - Oslo, Norway - Sentrum Scene
Oct. 27 - Weert, Netherlands - Bosuil
Oct. 28 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg
Oct. 29 - Brussels, Belgium - Ancienne Belgique
Oct. 31 - Paris, France - Le Cabaret Sauvage
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
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 for the tour are available now here <>.

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 $200,000 benefitting children's cancer research.

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For more info on BLACKBERRY SMOKE, please contact Michelle Kerr at Cosa Nostra PR -

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