Snider, Earle co-headline at Track 29 in Chattanooga

Snider, Earle co-headline at Track 29 in Chattanooga

June 1st, 2012 by Holly Leber in Life Entertainment

Todd Snider

Todd Snider

Photo by Jim Shea

Todd Snider and Justin Townes Earle will perform tonight at 8 at Track 29, 1400 Market St. Tickets are $20. To purchase, call 521-2929 or visit

5 things to know about Justin Townes Earle

1 Earle received the 2011 Americana Music Award for Song of the Year for "Harlem River Blues."

2 The Nashville native is now based in New York's East Village.

3 In 2010, he spoke to the Wall Street Journal about his drug and alcohol abuse and the bar fight that led to a night in jail.

4 According to Earle's website, his influences range from Randy Newman to Woody Guthrie, Chet Baker to the Replacements, and Phil Ochs to Bruce Springsteen.

5 He released his latest record, "Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me," in March.

5 things to know about Todd Snider

1 Snider, a Portland, Ore. native, is based in East Nashville.

2 His album, "Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables," is described on his website as "jagged, leering, lurching and howling, and filled with unhappy endings both experienced and intimated."

3 He has released 14 albums since 1994.

4 In April, he told Rolling Stone magazine: "I smoke more dope before 9 a.m. than most people do in a whole day."

5 His musical style has been described as a combination of alt-country, Americana and folk-rock.