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Driving from gig to gig, playing mixologist, giving away free booze — week after week, it can get exhausting. Somehow, Ashley Miller and her Sailor Jerry cohorts muster the strength to enliven parties everywhere. Here’s a little about her and one of her favorites, the Lola.
Drink of choice:
2 parts Sailor Jerry Rum
1 part sweet vermouth
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Combine in glass over ice; garnish with an orange
Five of my favorite albums:
– Roky Erickson & The Aliens: s/t (CBS)
– Iron Horse: Fade to Bluegrass: The Bluegrass Tribute to Metallica (CMH)
– Drive-By Truckers: The Dirty South (New West)
– The Bronx: s/t (Ferret)
– The Black Keys: Chulahoma: The Songs of Junior Kimbrough EP (Fat Possum)
Currently listening to:
Chingón: “Malagueña Salerosa”
Last great show I saw:
Mariachi el Bronx at Double Door (Chicago, IL)
Salt. I’m totally addicted to it; I even have a salt-shaker tattoo!
Tattoo that my mom still doesn’t know about:
She’s seen them all. We even have a matching one!
Something you wouldn’t know by looking at me:
I’ve been a certified scuba diver for 15 years.