Singer and guitarist who began fronting the country-folk act Turnpike Troubadours in 2006. His band has found chart success with songs like "Long Hot Summer Days," "7 & 7" and "Every Girl."
He worked in factories, paper mills and food plants before pursuing music.
His band's album A Long Way from Your Heart (2017) reached the top spot on the U.S. indie and folk album charts.
He married Staci Nelson in 2016 but divorced her the next year. He has dated country superstar Miranda Lambert.
He has been close friends with Rhett Miller from Old 97s.