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Don Merckle & The Blacksmiths

Don Merckle & The Blacksmiths

Americana / Americana / Americana/Folk/Rock Charleston, SC  US
The Leaving of Liverpool
The Leaving of Liverpool
Murder on My Mind
Murder on My Mind
Drunk Girls
Drunk Girls
Ballad of an Angry Man
Ballad of an Angry Man
On My Own
On My Own

Videos

Murder on My Mind

Shows

  • Sat

    May 9

    Asheville, NC, US | 8:00pm

    C'mon out Asheville! Cheers!

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  • Sat

    May 16

    Mount Pleasant, SC, US | 12:00pm

    Charleston Beer Garden is back for the 4th annual celebration of the suds! Known as Charleston's largest pop-up beer garden, The Grove at Patriot's Point (new venue!) will be transformed overnight into an oasis for craft beer lovers. The festival features an epic line-up of Craft Brews, Beer Olympics Games, Homebrewers, Live Music, and more! No beer snobs. Just fun!

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  • Sat

    May 30

    Greenville, SC, US | 8:00pm

    First time at this great venue. Bring it on out and lets pack this place! CHEERS!

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  • Chavilbus (Artist)
    Chavilbus
    Excellent feeling and sound, like this mix of influences, really good music here !

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Members

Don Merckle

Vocals

Kevin Pettit

Bass

Jason Brachman

Guitar

Stan Gardner

Drums

Chris Lawther

Banjo

About

Sounds Like: The Avett Brothers, Robert Earl Keen, Frank Turner, Hayes Carll, Mumford and Sons

Label: Jangly Records

Bio: A darkly honest and wry singer/songwriter out of Charleston, South Carolina, Donald
Merckle's tunes have one foot in the foot-stompin' Celtic punk of The Pogues and Dropkick
Murphys and another firmly planted in the alt-country tradition popularized by Uncle
Tupelo, Whiskeytown, and the Drive-by ...See Full Bio

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Don Merckle & The Blacksmiths has a show on 05/02/2015 at 08:00 PM @ Art Bar in Columbia, SC http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5snkzr #concert

Press

“You can’t have a discussion with locals about the Columbia music scene of the past without immediate and favorable mention of the bands Loch Ness Johnny, American Gun, and Bare Knuckle Champions….and to hear enthusiastic praise in response as stories are relayed of memorable shows, favorite songs and records, and the inevitable “I miss them”. As is the nature of the “musical beast”, bands as a whole as well as the individual band members (no matter how popular or successful) form, expand, morph, and re-invent themselves over time as the intricacies of life impact all those involved. Singer/songwriter and recording artist Donald Merckle’s combination of strong vocals and honest songwriting has been the common thread throughout the course of each of these bands and continues to flourish as he performs both as a solo artist and in his newest project, Don Merckle & The Blacksmiths. Expect to hear the roots-grass, alt-country rock, and raw energy of Merckle’s former bands”

— The Woodshed Archive

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Q: I heard you guys are booked for Smiley's Acoustic Café in Greenville, SC on 30 May? If so, I'm going to tell everyone I know that appreciates your type of live music. Welcome to the upstate DMBS.

A: Thanks man! Looking forward to the show at Smiley's Acoustic Cafe, May 30th. I've heard lot's of good things about the place. Bring all your friends and let's blow this sucker out! First Greenville, then the world! or so they say...

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Tue Mar 31 2015

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  • Song Plays +4 947
  • Video Plays 36
  • Total Fans +1 499
  • ReverbNation Fans 118
  • Facebook Likes +1 346
  • YouTube Subscribers 13
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