Tim Jones is a powerhouse vocalist and “Chauffeur of Soul” who has contributed to hundreds of records including collaborations with Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes, Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket, the Hotel Cafe Tour, and co-produced his projects Truth & Salvage Co. and Whiskey Wolves of the West, as well as written songs for Shelly Fairchild, Jaime McLean, Tony Lucca, Szlachetka, Emily West and Nicki Bluhm. He has also led songwriting workshops with Art of Elysium, Country Music Hall of Fame, Alive Hospice, Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton, Interlochen Center for the Arts, CreatiVets and Stories That Heal with Molly Sturges.
Jones’ project Whiskey Wolves of the West (Leroy Powell & Tim Jones) performed their debut show at Stagecoach Music Fest in April of 2016 to critical acclaim from the LA Times. Their first release Country Roots was heralded by Rolling Stone as one of the Top Ten Country Eps of 2018. The Wolves have played boutique music festivals like Long Creek, Wildwood Revival, Savannah Stopover, and the inaugural Holler on the Hill and are featured heavily during Americanafest being named Best Backing Band by Rolling Stone Country at the 2018 Festival.
With Truth & Salvage Co. his songs have been featured in TV and movies including the Chris Pine vehicle Small Town Saturday Night, Anna Paquin’s Straight A’s and an international commercial for the Gap, “Them Jeans”. They also toured with the Black Crowes, Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Avett Brothers, and The Lumineers playing every major festival from Bonnaroo to Stagecoach and revered venues from Red Rocks to the Fillmore as well as filling stadiums with the sweet 4 part harmony rendition of the American National Anthem for the San Francisco Giants, the Dallas Mavericks, and the Atlanta Hawks.
Interestingly, in 2002 Jones also settled out of court on a copyright infringement case for Billboard magazine’s #1 most played song of the decade 2000-2010: “Drops of Jupiter”. Most recently, Tim has combined his love and knowledge of the stage to help his wife, Katie Jones, who is the Executive Director of the non-profit Garden Theater in Frankfort, MI.
Rolling Stone Accolades for Whiskey Wolves of the West:
“Top 10 Artists to Watch” March 2018
“Best Country Songs to listen to now” April 2018- “#1 (The Ballad of Dallas Davidson)”
“Best Backing Band” AmericanaFest 2018
“Top 10 Country Eps of 2018”
“Best Country Songs to listen to now” April 2019 – “Just One of Those Things”
“the Whiskey Wolves forge a compelling gumbo that sounded an appropriately expansive opening for the 10th anniversary edition of California’s country music festival. (Stagecoach 2016)” -Randy Lewis, LA Times