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Weekend preview: God bless Americana from Florida

Weekend preview: God bless Americana from Florida

The Gravel Kings’ new EP, “Lure,” is a rollicking revelation that hugs the contours of country, folk, rock and Americana, with stories of love, longing and leaving that burst with graceful harmonies and just the right amount of twang.

It is music that Pandora might logically slip between the Lumineers and Mumford and Sons, songs that would be right at home on a jukebox in Americana capitals such as Nashville, Asheville, Athens and Austin.

The Gravel Kings aren’t from any of those places. The quartet’s home has always been Fort Pierce.

Singer-guitarist Zack Jones acknowledges that his band’s sound is an anomaly in a South Florida music landscape largely framed by EDM...