Shooter Jennings And Hierophant In Concert The son of country rebel Waylon Jennings initially made country just like his daddy. But on his latest album, Black Ribbons, Shooter takes a paranoid look at humanity in the digital age. Listen to the surprising show from World Cafe Live.
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Shooter Jennings And Hierophant In Concert

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Shooter Jennings And Hierophant In Concert

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Shooter Jennings, son of the legendary Waylon Jennings, takes part in WXPN's Live Fridays concert series. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Shooter Jennings, son of the legendary Waylon Jennings, takes part in WXPN's Live Fridays concert series.

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Set List

"Wake Up!"

"Triskaidekaphobia"

"Don't Feed the Animals"

"Breaking Point"

"Summer of Rage"

"California Via Tennessee"

"All of This Could Have Been Yours"

"When the Radio Goes Dead"

Shooter Jennings, the son of country rebel Waylon Jennings, was brought up on the road. As a child, he learned piano, guitar and everything there was to know about country and southern rock music. His knack for singing and songwriting gave him an edge over other emerging artists, and by 2005, he landed a record deal with Universal South Records, under which he released his Billboard charting debut Put the 'O' Back in Country.

Four years and three albums later, Jennings found a new calling in hard rock and decided to form the band Hierophant with Bryan Keeling, Bobby Emmett,Ted Russell Kamp and The Schreffman (yes, that's his name). They're an ambitious group, pushing muscular rock music past conceptual and musical boundaries on Black Ribbons.

Coursing through the "black ribbons" that weave together a progressively dark and ominous album, Shooter Jennings and Hierophant explore the future of humanity as it's destroyed by the technology of the digital age. But where there is an abundance of futuristic sounds, there are also hints of Shooter's country influences.

Listen to Jennings perform his brand of prog-rock from the World Cafe Live stage in Philadelphia.