Southern Ground recording artists, Blackberry Smoke will debut the trailer and begin pre-sales for the band’s first ever live DVD, Blackberry Smoke; Live at the Georgia Theatre at www.blackberrysmoke.com Wednesday, November 23, 2011. The critically acclaimed southern rockers filmed the live concert in front of a sold out at the Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA.In addition to releasing a new DVD, the band was recently announced as special guests on the newly announced 2012 “Eric Chuch-The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour” where they will join Country Music’s “Chief.”
The new DVD brings Blackberry Smoke’s high-energy show to fan’s living rooms with 15 songs and other thrilling features including performances with special guests Zac Brown, Clay Cook of the Zac Brown Band, and Jimmy Hall of Wet Willie, and mini-documentary interviews. And as an added bonus, fans will get a glimpse into the recording of Blackberry Smoke’s highly anticipated new album with footage from the recording at Echo Mountain Studios and much more!
“We were throwing around the idea of filming a show, but we weren’t sure where. As soon as the show at the Georgia Theater was booked, it was a no brainer,” shares Charlie Starr, lead singer of Blackberry Smoke. “We couldn’t be happier with the way everything turned out.”
Fans will have many options for DVD Holiday Bundles:
1. Live DVD Only-$25.00
2. Live DVD and Autographed Poster -$35.00
3. Live DVD, Autographed Poster, and Exclusive Shirt (Art from the DVD Cover) $50.00
Southern Ground president, Zac Brown, served as executive producer on the hour and forty-five minute DVD, with producer Trey Wilson and director Jason Miller. Starring in Live at the Georgia Theatre is Blackberry Smoke’s own Charlie Starr, Richard Turner, Brit Turner, Paul Jackson and Brandon Still and co-starring the band’s loyal fans. The DVD will be available December 6, 2011, but fans can order online at www.blackberrysmoke.com starting November 23, 2011.
Atlanta-based Blackberry Smoke continues to grow into the premiere Southern Rock band of America. Over the last two years the band has shared the stage with kindred spirits ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Shooter Jennings, Cross Canadian Ragweed and as the opening act on the Zac Brown Band’s 2011 summer tour. The band is currently recording their highly anticipated third studio album under Southern Ground Artists where they will bring their signature sound forward with tracks reminiscent of Marshall Tucker Band and Allman Brothers. For more information about Blackberry Smoke please visit www.blackberrysmoke.com