'Tombstone' lookin' Canadian roots band The Dead South plays St. Pete next week

Break out your bolero hat and pretend you’re about to be in a shootout.

Quaker-lookin’, suspender-wearing roots band The Dead South is blowing into St. Pete's Jannus Live from the Great White North (Saskatchewan) with its well-deserved Juno Awards in tow (two for Traditional Album of the Year).

The group supports two newish EPS—Easy Listening for Jerks, Parts 1 and 2—and won’t be afraid to venture away from the traditional sounds it’s known for at this show where Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band warms St. Pete up with its special brand of washboard rhythm revival.

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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