Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
Genre-bending band Whiskey Myers comes to Freedom Hill Amphitheatre on Saturday, May 21st 2022 Whiskey Myers: Is A Comin’ Tour with Shane Smith and The Saints & Goodbye June, forget your cheap blend, this is pure single malt, aged since 97, and it’s the best Country you can get. Grab your tickets right here for a band that come bursting out the gate from the get go, swingin’ their number 1 hits, some sweet covers, Plus, they have a brand-new album, Tournillo, out in July, so you probably will get some neat sneak previews before anyone else.
Pulling themselves up by their bootstraps, Whiskey Myers hails from Palestine, Texas. This Southern Country rock band is composed of lead singer and guitarist Cody Cannon, lead guitarist and singer John Jeffers, rhythm guitarist Cody Tate, drummer Jeff Hogg, the other drummer Tony Kent, and bassist Jamey Gleaves. To date, they have released five albums, with the latest being their self-produced album, Whiskey Myers, which came out in September 2019 and debuted at number 1 on the Country and Americana charts, at number 2 on the rock chart and number 6 on the Billboard 200. The self-titled project follows their previous album, "Mud," which reached number 1 on the iTunes country chart with single “Stone” hitting Top 10. Whiskey Myers have announced their sixth studio album, Tornillo, which is due out in July 2022.
Also from Texas, but this time out of Austin, Shane Smith & the Saints is Shane Smith along with his backing Saints band of guitarist Tim Allen, bassist Chase Satterwhite, drummer Bryan McGrath, and fiddler Bennett Brown. Their latest music is their new, Hail Mary, LP. “It pretty much summarizes where we are as a band and where I am as an individual after pursuing this for practically the last decade,” Smith says of Hail Mary. “We’re a scrappy group of guys, and this is more or less one of those moments where we’re really trying to put it all out there. We’re trying to give it our best shot on this record.”