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Jamey Johnson brings his own country to Royale

If there’s one thing you realize when you see Jamey Johnson live, it’s that he is not your ordinary mainstream country artist. In fact, he’s about as far from your typical Nashville Star as you can get.

Start with his appearance — he looks like he’s wandered in from the set of “Sons of Anarchy” — and his general onstage demeanor. Johnson apparently comes to sing and play, not to engage in banter, whether idle or calculated.

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