“Marshall moves through the world in a stream of poetry, words flowing from his pen and exhaling from his guitar as naturally as the sun shines on cottonfields.”
-Christian Wallace (Texas Monthly)
Smokey & The Mirror is husband+wife duo Bryan and Bernice Hembree (Fayetteville, Arkansas). The Hembrees spent 7 years touring nationally as members offolk/bluegrass trio 3 Penny Acre. Building on the critical success of 3 Penny Acre, Bryan and Bernice leaned back towards their early rock&roll, country, and R&B influences to create Smokey & The Mirror.
Tim McNary’s sound features raw vocal stylings, thoughtful lyrics, and ethereal undertones. He started writing songs during the 2 years he spent volunteering and backpacking in South America after college. During the past 5 years, Tim has performed hundreds of shows around the country sharing the stage with The Civil Wars, Griffin House, and many others. In December ‘16, he completed his first nationwide tour in support of his new album, Above The Trees. Tim has been compared to Ryan Adams, Ben Howard, and Glen Hansard, among others. He has been featured in Paste Magazine, Daytrotter, and The Bluegrass Situation, and was tapped to perform at the 2017 30A Songwriter’s Festival.