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Friday, April 26, 2013

April 25, 2013

A simple way to distinguish the two converse personas of the Americana acts on Thursday’s Pabst Theater bill was to observe how the troubadours treated an obnoxious heckler in the third row. The slick and pensive Jason Isbell
Friday, Oct. 1, 2010

Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 9 p.m.

Athens, Ga., rockers the Drive-By Truckers followed up 2008’s revelatory Brighter Than Creation’s Dark, a stripped-down and largely acoustic album recorded after guitarist Jason Isbell left the band, with this year’s...
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009

The Fine Print (A Collection of Oddities and Rarities) 2003-2008 (New West)

From the scuzzy Skynyrd-esque guitars to the dirty Southern mentality and devil-may-care hairdos, the Drive-By Truckers’ charm is all about from-the-hip looseness. Their career has also covered much of Dixie’s wide-open musical spaces, from alt-country and modern hillbilly to straight Allman’s rock. Last year they even made it over...
02.24.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
No word from the venue itself on this one yet, but late last night the Drive-By Truckers publicist announced that the band is postponing this week's shows, including tomorrow night's date at the Turner Hall Ballroom. The Drive-By Truckers will be rescheduling their remaining tour dates this week. Patterson Hood was forced to sit out of this past weekend's shows due to walking pneumonia an...
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009
When the Drive-By Truckers returned to touring last year, singer/guitarist Patterson Hood was eager to get back on the road. Just 18 months earlier, though, the feeling within the band from Athens, Ga., couldn't have been more different. "We were burned out and we were tired and we were kind of angry and frustrated," Hood says. "We had built this machine and all of a sudden we realized the machine was driving us. We weren't driving the machine anymore. And we started...
Thursday, July 3, 2008

Today @ the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse

The Harley-Davidson Roadhouse dedicates itself to roots-rock icons today, starting at 3 p.m., when cow-punk favorites the Drive-By Truckers take the stage. Roots-rock survivor Alejandro Escovedo takes the stage at 7:30 p.m., followed by songstress Lucinda Williams at 10 p.m. Although she records at a...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008

Tonight @ the Pabst Theater - 8:00 PM

As the Drive-By Truckers embark on a tour behind their eighth studio-release, they’re riding high on their reputation as one of the finest modern alt-country bands. Brighter Than Creation's Dark is their most assured and intense collection yet. Album-opener "Two Daughters and a Beautiful Wife" sets the tone . . .
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

The Drive-By Truckers’ Brighter Than Creation’s Dark is the band’s most assured and intense collection yet, a largely acoustic record that further distances the group from the Southern-rock and “cow-punk” labels they picked up early in their career.

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