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 peak via The Bluegrass Situation and Pre-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.

 

 

 

J. D. Wilkes and Legendary Shack Shakers 2018. Photo by Lisa Sullivan

J. D. Wilkes and Legendary Shack Shakers 2018. Photo by Lisa Sullivan

WINTER 2018 TOUR DATES

*J.D. WILKES with LSS UNPLUGGED:|
THU 1/18  MEMPHIS, TN  LAFAYETTE'S MUSIC ROOM
FRI 1/19    HOT SPRINGS , AR  MAXINES
SAT 1/20   TULSA, OK  UNIT D
WED 2/21  BIRMINGHAM, AL  THE NICK
THU 2/22   PENSACOLA, FL  VINYL MUSIC HALL w/UNKNOWN HINSON
FRI  2/23   TAMPA, FL  SKIPPER'S SMOKEHOUSE w/UNKNOWN HINSON
SAT 2/24   JACKSONVILLE, FL  JACK RABBITS, w/UNKNOWN HINSON
SUN 2/25   ATLANTA, GA  SMITH'S OLDE BAR
THU 3/1 OXFORD, MS THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO, Broadcast live on WUSM  at 6PM CST.

Stay tuned for more shows to be announced January 15 including west coast and European dates.

 

 

 

 

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