OMG: This just in! Two members of well-known Detroit musical families are about to combine! Miss Meg White, best known as the drummer of The White Stripes is set to marry fellow Detroit resident Jackson Smith on May 22 in Nashville, TN.
Mr. Jackson Smith is the son of rockers Patti Smith and Fred (Sonic) Smith (MC5) and
is the guitarist in the was the guitarist in the recently disbanded Detroit group Back in Spades.
According to the Detroit Free Press the couple became close with one another last summer and currently live together in Meg’s house in Detroit and were engaged several weeks ago.
Meg White playing drums with the White Stripes @ Bowery Ballroom in 2002.
But why would a couple who is so rooted in The D choose Nashville as the wedding site? Privacy issues are rumored to be the reason. However, the couple plans to have a reception in Detroit soon after getting hitched.
Miss Megan White was formerly married to White Stripes band mate Jack White for approximately four years, until they divorced in 2000. He remarried by wedding model Karen Elson in June of 2005.
Wondering what Jackson Smith looks like? He’s the smiling guy all the way on the right in this band photo:
Join me in wishing the happy couple the very best!