John Driskell Hopkins has walked the musical path for the last 20 years. As a bass player, guitar player, singer and songwriter for several bands of the rock variety, Hopkins rooted himself in the Atlanta, GA music scene in 1995, producing records and touring with his band Brighter Shade. Hopkins met Zac Brown in 1998 at an [...]
Live at The Vista Room: John Driskell Hopkins and special guests, inc. The Alex Guthrie Band
A few of my favorites.
In an interview by Caroline Hallemann for Travelandleisure.com Hop talks favorite venues, travel must-haves and playlists.
A couple of weeks ago Hammer & Nails laid down a few tracks for AudioTheme Sessions. Listen here!
In 2015, after much time, thought, energy and love... John Driskell Hopkins of Zac Brown Band brought his signature baritone voice to Christmas favorites in both a new and timeless setting with the help of Atlanta Pops Orchestra and some very special guests. In 2016, they added new bonus tracks on a double Vinyl release for [...]
BY TOM MURPHYZac Brown Band will play the first show at Coors Field on Friday night. “I ran [the open mike] on Tuesdays for probably two or three years,” says former ZBB bass player and current multi-instrumentalist and singer John Driskell Hopkins. “My main gig at that time was in the studio. For me, it [...]
[Homegrown] was the most-added song at country radio last week. Do you worry before releasing new work that it won’t work this time, and does that give you any kind of relief when it does work?
Well, it’s funny, ‘cause that was kind of the least country album we’d made to date, you know? [Laughs] But it goes back to that whole genre thing. The genre seems to be changing, and a lot of it’s the more popular bands in quote-unquote ‘country’ are writing pop songs and are writing rock songs [...]