Live: Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle brought his beloved brand of alt-country through the Belly Up on Oct. 7, with American Aquarium opening.

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Justin Townes Earle headlined the Belly Up in Solana Beach on Oct. 7.
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The enigmatic singer/songwriter is the son of alt-country icon Steve Earle.
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American Aquarium put on an excellent performance to open the show.
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Earle has released five albums since 2007.
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His father gave Justin his middle name in honor of his mentor and Justin's godfather, Townes Van Zandt.
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Earle's 2012 album, "Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now," was listed at number 37 on Rolling Stone's list of the Top 50 Albums of 2012.
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His most recent album, "Single Mothers," was released on Sept. 9, 2014.
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He produced country legend Wanda Jackson's 2012 album, "Unfinished Business."
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He appeared in an episode of the HBO television series "Treme" with his father.
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Formed in 2006, American Aquarium derived its name from the Wilco song, "I Am Trying to Break Your Heart."
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Their last record, "Burn. Flicker. Die." was released in 2012 and was nominated for Best Americana/Roots Album and Best Album Artwork at the 2013 Lone Star Music Awards.
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