Smart Bets: Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones

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Wasting little time pursing her rock ‘n’ roll dreams, Hannah Wicklund formed her group The Steppin Stones on Hilton Head Island when she was a mere 9 years old. Now 20 and based in Nashville, the singer/songwriter/guitarist and her bandmates have made such powerful musical allies as Sadler Vaden, guitarist for Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit and the producer of the ensemble’s forthcoming self-titled LP. Set for a Jan. 26 release, the album follows a 2015 disc that was cut at Echo Mountain. Back in the area, Wicklund and The Steppin Stones play Pisgah Brewing Co. on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 9 p.m. The show is part of the Sibling Rivalry tour with Charleston, S.C., rockers The High Divers, led by Wicklund’s brother Luke Mitchell. $10 advance/$12 day of show. pisgahbrewing.com. Photo by Derrick Lee

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Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for ashevillemovies.com and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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