J.D. Wilkes' solo album Fire Dream out 2/16/18 on Big Legal Mess/Fat Possum. Imagine a sideshow blowing in on a Caribbean gale, only to land smack dab in a Kentucky junkyard. Then, and only then, might a listener begin to picture a suitable setting for FIRE DREAM, the latest solo album by musician/novelist J.D. Wilkes. Backed by an all-star cast of the South's most eclectic musicians (including members of both The Squirrel Nut Zippers and the Drive-By Truckers!), Wilkes crafts a soundscape of his homeland's varied voices. From the old-time music of Appalachia to the Cajun, jazz and island music of the Creole nether-glades, Fire Dream charters the listener on a journey... a journey, as it turns out, that has led only deeper into J.D.'s storied psyche.

Get a sneak peek via The Bluegrass Situation and Order Fire Dream Here!

 
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Check out the  ROLLING STONE premiere of the Legendary Shack Shakers' video "Sing A Worried Song" directed by Zach Bellissimo. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel and check out all the latest videos including "After You've Gone".

New album AFTER YOU'VE GONE available now at Last Chance Records, Amazon and  itunes.

 

 

 

TOUR DATES

J.D. WILKES Solo Performances This Week!
THU  4/19  BOWLING GREEN, KY  SOUTHERN KY BOOK FEST *JD Book Reading & Performance
SAT   4/21  BOWLING GREEN, KY  SOUTHERN KY BOOK FEST *JD Book Signing & Panel 10AM

SPRING 2018 EUROPE - J.D. WILKES WITH THE LEGENDARY SHACK SHAKERS UNPLUGGED
WED 4/25 ARNHEM, NL. LUXOR LIVE
THU 4/26. LEEUWARDEN, NL BLOKHUISPOORT/ASTERIKS
FRI 4/27. BREDA, NL. MEZZ
SAT 4/28. GRONINGEN, NL  RHYTHM & BLUES NIGHT FESTIVAL
MON 4/30. BREMEN, DE  LILA EULE
TUE 5/1. LESSINES, BE  ROOTS AND ROSES FESTIVAL
WED 5/2. BRIGHTON, UK  PRINCE ALBERT
THU 5/3. MANCHESTER, UK  SOUP KITCHEN
FRI 5/4. DUBLIN, EI  GRAND SOCIAL
SAT 5/5. SLANE, EI  BOYLES PUB *FREE SHOW
SUN 5/6. CORK, EI. CRANE LANE THEATRE
MON 5/7. GLASGOW, UK  BROADSCAST
TUE 5/8. EDINBURGH, UK  OPIUM
WED 5/9. NEWCASTLE, UK  THE CLUNY
THU 5/10. LEEDS, UK BRUDENELL
FRI 5/11. LONDON, UK   MOTH CLUB

                              . . . visit tour page for more dates

 

 

 

 

 

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