My good friend swears by Blackberry Smoke, and he has generally reliable taste, though he definitely enjoys a more grinding Southern rock sound. The crusty long-haired musicians who make up this Atlanta quintet dole it out in country-sized servings flavored with blues grooves, rootsy melodies and acoustic dirt road sunshine. This date supports third full-length Whippoorwill, released on Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground label in August. For fans of Lynyrd Skynyrd. The Mojo Gurus open.