: Last year, as a rock 'n' soul cover singer, with his band the Mercers. Thursday, at the Showcase marks the live debut of the original material that'll appear on his forthcoming album debut, "Paradise."
: Little Rock via AntiochBacking band
: Michael Wallace (guitar), John Willis (organ, piano), Jason McHughes (drums), Matt Stone (dobro, mandolin, steel guitar, electric guitar) and DJ Bennett (bass).
: "Paradise," Belew says, comes from growing up in small town Antioch, outside of Beebe in White County, where as a kid he sang everywhere from local rodeos to small black churches.