New Year, New Shows: Justin Townes Earle

At the beginning of each new year, we make a list of resolutions. These “resolutions” are tasks we hope to achieve, and they could be big or small. For musicians, it could be something as grandiose as planning out a new record, or even as little as playing a single …

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Justin Townes Earle @ City Winery

MANHATTAN, NY—Justin Townes Earle grew up in South Nashville, Tennessee, with his mother, Carol Ann Hunter Earle. His father, alternative country music artist Steve Earle, gave Justin his middle name in honor of his mentor, Townes Van Zandt. Justin’s parents separated when Justin was two years old. Justin entered the …

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Justin Townes Earle/Tift Merritt @ Pollak Theatre

LONG BRANCH, NJ—Making her way across the softly lit stage at Monmouth University’s Pollak Theatre, Tift Merritt’s small, fragile frame was barely noticed until she picked up a well-worn acoustic guitar that made Willie Nelson’s trademark “Trigger” look practically new.

Launching into a heartfelt version of “Wayfaring Stranger,” the folk …

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