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Shooter Jennings and Waymore Outlaws bring spirit of Waylon to The Rives Theatre on Thursday, June 9

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Shooter Jennings with Waymore’s Outlaws (Waylon Jennings original recording and touring band) and Billy Don Burns are coming to The Rives Theatre in uptown Martinsville, Virgnina, at 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 9.

Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 and $40 at the door. Sorry, season passes not accepted. Buy tickets here.

The only son of country legends Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, Shooter Jennings literally spent his childhood on a tour bus, the Rives website states here. Born Waylon Albright Jennings, Shooter was playing drums by the time he was 5 years old and had already begun taking piano lessons, only to break them off and follow his own path to an understanding of the instrument.

He discovered guitar at 14 and rock and roll (particularly Southern rock and the loose-limbed hard rock of Guns N’ Roses) at 16. For the first-time ever, Shooter has put together a tour with his fathers original recording and touring band, Waymore’s Outlaws. Waymore’s Outlaws consists of former members of Waylon Jennings recording and touring band, The Waylors, featuring Richie Albright, Waylon’s original drummer, bassman Jerry Jigger Bridges, and pedal steel guitarist Fred Newell. Their lead guitarist and singer, Tommy Townsend, adds to their mix of Outlaw music. Waymore’s Outlaws are keeping the spirit of Waylon and his music alive today.

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