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Jade Jackson - July 2017

July’s Artist To Watch is Jade Jackson.

From Santa Margarita, California, Jade recently released her debut album, Gilded, on Anti- Records.

The album was produced by Mike Ness of Social Distortion. Ness’s wife went to high school with Jackson’s mom, hence the connection. However it was Jade’s songwriting and attention to lyrical detail that drew him in as a producer for Jade’s debut. She’s a little bit Lucinda Williams, a little bit Kathleen Edwards, and a lot of a product of her dad’s record collection including records like Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska, sides by Creedence Clearwater Revival, Merle Haggard, The Smiths, Hank Williams, and Social Distortion. She’s got a rough and tumble, punky, country heart and great songs to match.

Jade was recently interviewed by David Dye for an upcoming World Cafe that is being broadcast on Thursday, June 22nd.

She’ll be at The Fillmore Philly on Aug 4th opening for Social D.