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Drive-By Truckers: I see birds soaring through the clouds

Drive-By Truckers | Roundhouse | 3 March 2017

“R E S I S T” chants Patterson Hood as the band roar through ‘Rockin’ In The Free World’ behind him. Taking aim at the politics of division and hate, those six letters are the culmination of a thrilling set that, like the Neil Young finale, combines incisive political commentary with gritty Southern rock.

Across its 140 minutes, Hood and Drive-By Truckers’ other songwriter-singer-guitarist, Mike Cooley, take turns to reflect and rage, their words reinforced by screaming Gibson SGs, swirling organs, honky tonk piano, no-nonsense drumming, and the occasional strummed acoustic guitar.

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Drive-By Truckers are an American Band at Roundhouse

Drive-By Truckers are heading back to London for the first time since 2014.

The group, who release their new album ‘American Band’ on 30 September, play Roundhouse on 3 March 2016 as part of a four-date UK tour. Continue reading Drive-By Truckers are an American Band at Roundhouse

Jason Isbell returning to London

Jason Isbell is returning to London early next year.

The singer-songwriter who originally found fame as guitarist and songwriter for Drive-By Truckers is playing the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on 22 January 2016.

Tickets go on general sale on 17 July 21015 – the same day as his latest album, ‘Something More Than Free’.

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