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Shook Twins
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM The Session Room/ HopMonk Tavern
Date: May 27, 2018 to May 27, 2018
Where: The Session Room/ HopMonk Tavern, 224 Vintage Way, Novato, California, United States, 94945
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Event Type: Concerts & Music
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in-and-yang, and so on and so forth.On their 2017 EP 2, critically acclaimed Idaho-born and Portland-based indie outfit Shook Twins draw on the inherent power of the groups namesake duoidentical twin sisters Katelyn Shook [vocals, guitar] and Laurie Shook [banjo, vocals]. In early 2017, the pair holed up alone in a room with just two voices and two instruments and cut the seven-song collection live to tape, serving up bare bones renditions of fan favorites, covers, and one new tune entitled Safe.Musically, it differs from our other studio albums, because its just two twins in a room performing on two instruments, explains Katelyn. Its much more raw emotionally and almost vulnerable. Its nice to hear our growth as a duo and notice our individual grooves. It showcases these songs in a different way than they had been or will be recorded. Its just a taste of the simplest core of our band: The Shook Twins.It goes back to the very beginning, adds Laurie. When we were 18, we started writing songs together, just the two of us. We practiced how to blend our voices and instruments, trying to make our 2 voices and 2 instruments sound like one thing instead of 4 separate pieces. Thats how we started this whole musical life. We wanted to go back to that for a minute and remember.Story-of-the-EggThe process represents something of a full circle moment for Shook Twins. The group emerged in 2008 with their independent debut You Can Have The Rest followed by Window and 2014s What We Dowhich garnered acclaim from USA Today and more. Organically stirring up a buzz, they engendered fandom in fellow creators such as Langhorne Slim, The Lumineers, Mason Jennings, and iconic best-selling author Neil Gaiman who claimed, They make music that twines through your soul the way vines cover an abandoned shack in the woods. Along the way, the full band, including Niko Slice [electric guitar, mandolin, vocals], Barra Brown [drums, vocals, drum pad], and Josh Simon [bass, vocals, electric guitar,
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