Smart bets: Justin Townes Earle

“With a new album, a new label, new management and a new outlook on life, Justin Townes Earle is completely and totally reinvigorated,” reads a press release for the Americana artist’s winter tour. “You might even call this a rebirth.” On the heels of his fifth studio album, Single Mothers, the alt-country musician will release a 10-track “companion album,” Absent Fathers, on Jan. 13. The pair were originally recorded as a double-CD, but Earle noticed the compilations taking on distinct identities and decided to let each stand alone. Earle’s set list will draw heavily from these works when his extensive trek across the Southeast, with support from fellow country rocker Cory Branan, stops at The Grey Eagle on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 9 p.m. $18/$20. thegreyeagle.com. Photo courtesy of Earle

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Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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