Lane Mack & The Balladeers with Jake Smith

Blue Moon Saloon ,  215 E. Convent St. Lafayette, LA 70506


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Dates: November 24, 2018

Price: $10

Time: 9:00 PM

LANE MACK brings to every show a trademark sound that could only be born from the swamps of Lafayette, LA. Be it his full band Swamp Rockin shows or his knock you out your socks one man band solo sets LANE will set the vibe and crowd volume to 11 and have every crowd singing along to his songs. Mack has graced the stage with numerous national recording artists such as Robert Randolph, Marc Broussard, Eric Lindell, Sonny Landreth and Royal Teeth. No matter the genre Lane Mack’s Lafayette sound seems to fit any bill. Mack has topped the iTunes blues charts with multiple ep releases which explore the raw power of swamp rock, a genre only few have been able to capture. He’s now exploring new territory on the music he grew up on, classic country. Lane’s latest single “It Must’ve Been Rain” has surpassed 80,000 video views and Recently Lane has made it into Big Machine Label Groups Top 10 Nash Next 2018 competition held in Nashville. It’s no doubt that living in a place that loves country music South Louisiana is sure to embrace Mack’s new vibe, and hopefully welcome it with an ice cold beer!

Growing up in New Orleans and still residing in the area, Jake Smith knows his roots and . This 31-year-old has reclaimed his independence with vigor, selling out local shows at the House of Blues, playing shows with Grammy-award winning artists and landing a main stage gig at his hometown’s annual JazzFest just before Better Than Ezra and Dave Matthews Band. In 2015 Jake Smith opened up a recording studio in his new town of Lafayette, La. 
“A lot of people use the past to hold onto something that is holding them back,” he says. “I didn’t want to be that guy who blamed someone else for not doing what he needed to do. I’ve realized that everyone comes from somewhere and has been through something. But people can change ... it’s how you come out of those times.”