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Sunday, June 30 at 6:30 p.m. - Al Lang Live
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Tedeschi Trucks Band: Wheels of Soul Tour


 **THIS PERFORMANCE IS AT AL LANG LIVE**


Tedeschi Trucks Bands increasingly successful Wheels of Soul tour returns to the road in 2019 with a stop in downtown St. Petersburg at  Al Lang Stadium Sunday June 30 @ 6:30 pm  as part of the Al Lang Live Concert Series.  Joining them are special guests Blackberry Smoke and Shovels & Rope.

 

Unrivaled  in  their  blend  of  American  soul,  blues,  rock  and  country,  the  12-member  Tedeschi  Trucks  Band is  led  by  the  husband  and  wife  team  of  guitarist  Derek  Trucks and  vocalist/guitarist  Susan  Tedeschi who have curated  and  cultivated  this  family -friendly  experience  into  a  highlight  of  the  summer  concert  season.   

 

Each  year,  the  band  selects  kindred  artists  to  join  their  rolling  caravan,  turning  each  night  into  a  unique  collaborative  event  rather  than  simply  a  three-band  bill.  Attracting  larger  audiences  each  successive  year and  expanding  to  new  markets, critics  hail  the  Wheels  of  Soul  tour  as  “nothing  short  of  spectacular,”  (Saratogian),  celebrating  the  “life-affirming  power  of  music  played  with  passion,  skill  and  artistry,”  (St.  Louis  Post  Dispatch).   

 

“The  motivation  and  the  fun  of  Wheels  of  Soul  is  that  we  get  to  bring  that  spirit  of  musical  camaraderie  to  a  summer  crowd,”  says  Trucks. “Traveling,  being  outside,  playing  music  with  friends  new  and  old - we love the limitless  energy  of  this  tour.” 

 

About Blackberry Smoke: American rock band Blackberry Smoke—made up of Charlie Starr (vocals, guitar), Paul Jackson (guitar, vocals), Richard Turner (bass, vocals), Brit Turner (drums) and Brandon Still (keyboards)—has become known for a singular sound indebted to classic rock, blues, country and folk. Since their debut in 2004, the Atlanta-based band has independently released six full-length albums and toured relentlessly, building a strong and loyal community of fans. In 2018, they released a full-length album, Find A Light, and an accompaniment acoustic EP, The Southern Ground Sessions.  

 

About Shovels & Rope: Shovels & Rope is an award-winning husband & wife duo, Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst, from Charleston, SC. Their signature blend of rock, country, punk and Americana has resonated with audiences and press worldwide, including numerous national TV appearances and critical acclaim. Having “earned a reputation as fine storytellers with a gift for vibrant character songs” (Entertainment Weekly), the festival favorite is currently readying the release of a new album, a follow up to 2016’s Little Seeds and 2017’s Busted Jukebox, Vol 2.

 

Al Lang Live Concerts @ Al Lang Stadium:  230 1st St South in downtown St. Petersburg. Overlooking Tampa Bay, this outdoor venue is one of the newest and most popular entertainment destinations in the region. Santana will be produced by Live Nation and Big3 Entertainment Group.

 

 



 




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