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Shearwater: Sharon Van Etten
Phone (617) 876-4275
Price $15
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Rock

Shearwater: Sharon Van Etten

Thursday, Feb 23, 2012 9:00p
Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA

Admired for its sprawling chamber pop that skews to the altcountry side of things, Shearwater's latest, "Animal Joy," is a ferocious, full throttle rock album. (Fun fact: The band is based in Austin, Texas, but bassist Kimberly Burke is now a Boston resident, working as a paralegal and writing plays.) Shearwater is opening for Sharon Van Etten, who's touring behind a luminous new album, "Tramp."--James Reed, Globe Staff

Small gestures kick up large emotions in the hands of singer-songwriter Sharon
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Originally conceived as a one-off collaboration between Okkervil River's Will Sheff and Kingfisher's Jonathan Meiburg, Shearwater continues the tradition of detailed, reflective songwriting set by classic artists like Nick Drake and Leonard Cohen and contemporary indie rock songwriters such as Bill Callahan and Will Oldham....
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Although she was born and raised in suburban New Jersey, Sharon Van Etten’s folk music evokes the open landscapes and lonely expanses of Middle America. A dedicated choir student during her childhood, she began writing songs on her guitar as a high-school student and, upon moving to New York, started playing them in concert....
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