Remembering Mikey tribute shows  

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9/10 Blue Canoe, Tupelo, MS
9/11 Avondale Brewery, Birmingham, AL
9/12 Smith's Olde Bar, Atlanta, GA
9/13 Sky City, Augusta, GA
9/14 Clyde's On Man, Chattanooga, TN

Relix review of Southern Angels 



by Randy Ray
Sam Holt Band            
Southern Angels

Self-released

Sam Holt—the late Michael Houser’s guitar tech, occasional Widespread Panic guest performer and Outformation band member—formed his own quartet in Colorado in 2011. The result is a seven-track debut album that features Panic frontman, John Bell and Bloodkin’s Danny Hutchens, and delivers a passionate work that spans numerous country textures within a Southern rock
vein. With more than a hint of road wisdom obtained from a lifetime of sharp company, a keen set of ears and Holt’s natural talent, the guitarist/ vocalist looms over the work—ready to rock—with a slice of anthemic poise on robust cuts like “Jesco,” which jells and jams, while “No Surrender” offers formidable chops. The title track underscores the inspired song cycle with modest grace.
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