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INTERVIEW BY ANNE MARGARET DANIEL SEPTEMBER 15, 2015 He’s played with Phil Lesh & Friends, the Dead, Warren Haynes and Government Mule, the Black Crowes, and, when the intensely busy schedule he’s kept for most of the past ten years permits, on his own.  These days, Jackie Greene is out and about, in a town near you, with […]

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Impossible to pigeonhole, Northern California singer-songwriter Jackie Greene is all over the map stylistically, drawing from folk, blues, R&B, gospel, and pop/rock influences—sometimes in the same song—and blending them into a unique amalgam. He’s equally comfortable playing solo acoustic or screaming electric with a full band, and he brings an unmistakable authority and authenticity to […]

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by Anne Margaret Daniel, Correspondent For more than a decade — not long after he put together the money to make his first record, Rusty Nails (2003), at 23 — I’ve been listening to Jackie Greene.   We met in the summer of 2008, when he was traveling with Phil Lesh and Friends, and they did a show together with […]

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Singer-songwriter Jackie Greene‘s new album Back To Birth has been a work in progress for three years. And you can blame a couple of bands for the delay. Greene tells Billboard he started Back To Birth — which includes the track “The King is Dead,” “a bit of a socio-political statement, masquerading as a rock song” — during 2012 in his […]

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Make no mistake. Jackie Greene’s been very busy of late. Never mind the fact that the auspiciously named Back to Birth is his solo first album in five years. That’s hardly surprising considering the extracurricular activities that have occupied him in recent times. For starters, there’s his participation in Trigger Hipper, that super group of sorts that he co-fronts […]

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JACKIE GREENE After seven albums, two EP’s, contributing to the Oscar-winning Brokeback Mountain soundtrack, multiple tours alongside Phil Lesh as part of the Phil Lesh & Friends collective, touring as part of the Black Crowes band before the group disbanded this year, and working with side-project Trigger Hippy alongside Joan Osborne and Steve Gorman (Black Crowes) – it’s […]

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  Jackie Greene, Ry Cooder, Ricky Skaggs, the Mavericks and More Added to AmericanaFest Ry Cooder, Ricky Skaggs, Buddy Miller, the Mavericks, JD Souther, Jackie Greene, Amy Helm and Nathaniel Rateliff & the Nightsweats are among the latest artists added to this year’s AmericanaFest, which takes place Sept. 15-20 in Nashville. Cooder will perform as part of a trio with Skaggs and Sharon White. […]

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Excited to announce that Jackie Greene will be joining Ryan Bingham and Luther Dickinson for a free show on SXSW’s Outdoor Stage at Auditorium Shores on Friday, March 20th. Alt-country singer and Austin native Carson McHone will open the show at 5:00PM, followed by Jackie Greene at 6:00PM, and North Mississippi Allstars guitarist and vocalist Luther Dickinson at 7:00PM. Grammy and Academy Award winner Ryan Bingham will take […]