Smarts bets web extra: David Earl opens for Chelsea Crowell

Chelsea Crowell has music pedigree: She’s the daughter of Roseanne Cash and Rodney Crowell; she’s the granddaughter of Johnny Cash. But her bio downplays all of this, saying only, “It has been rumored that Chelsea is of blood relation to talented people of great interest. No DNA test has been done.”

Her own songs are spooky, clever, rhythmic and pleasantly dark. Listen to “Tremolo Trees”:

Crowell plays Jack of the Wood this Friday. The show begins at 8 p.m. with local outlaw honky tonk by Southbound Turnaround. David Earl Tomlinson (of The Plowshares) and Pete James (of the Honeycutters) also perform. $8 at the door.

Photo from Cleft Music.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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