While his fellow band mates have taken time away from the road during Tishamingo’s extended hiatus, guitarist/keyboardist Jess Franklin has remained busy. For much of the past year, Jess has been writing songs for his first country release, an album that will feature a bevy of catchy songs such as “Write Home,” “Get Hooked,” “Finer Things,” and “The Colors of 2 AM.”
Jess has also recently been seen on stage with Brantley Gilbert, joining the young song writer from
Currently touring the South through April, Jess can be seen opening the shows performing his own solo material, and then sitting in with Brantley’s band, adding scorching lead guitar licks, adding a slide sound the band has never had, as well as tinkling the ivories on his keyboard.
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Jess and his old Tishamingo mates are currently planning a three week European tour in June. Until then, you can catch Jess on tour with Brantley Gilbert on the following dates:
April 11Hartwell, GA
April 23 Live Oak, FL