Posts tagged "Alabama Shakes"

Alabama Shakes ‘Don’t Wanna Fight’ On Their ‘SNL’ Return

Lorne Michaels and the rest of the Saturday Night Live crew took a well deserved break last week after their big 40th anniversary shindig,…
By: Colin Joyce / March 1, 2015

Backstage Pass: Alabama Shakes’ Intimate Performance at New Orleans’ Preservation Hall

In New Orleans, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band is an institution that's revered above all others. Founded in the early 1960s, the band…
By: Puja Patel / May 14, 2014

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

This past Sunday closed out New Orleans Jazz Fest's second weekend at the city's Fair Grounds Race Course. The gigantic festival has become…
By: SPIN Staff / May 5, 2014

Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard Teams With Ruby Amanfu for Third Man Single

Brittany Howard and Ruby Amanfu each performed at the Grammys, and now the two earthy-voiced singers are teaming up. The Alabama Shakes frontwoman and…
By: Marc Hogan / March 4, 2013

Grammys 2013: Who Should Win the Categories You Actually Care About

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are almost upon us! Hey, we'd love to help you with your office pools and living-room side bets with…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / February 8, 2013

Grammys 2013: Who Should Win the Big Categories

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are almost upon us! Hey, we'd love to help you with your office pools and living room side-bets with some…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / February 7, 2013

Alabama Shakes Complete ‘SNL’ Roots-Rock Trilogy of Meh

And the Alabama Shakes make three. After this season's competent performances from Mumford & Sons and the Lumineers, Saturday Night Live…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 30, 2013

Alabama Shakes’ Singer Teaches Gun-Toting Punks Why You Don’t Rob Musicians

Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard was robbed at gunpoint after a show on Saturday night in Nashville, the Nashville Cream reports, citing Kings of…
By: Marc Hogan / December 18, 2012

Who Charted? Lionel Richie Is Finally Found (at No. 1)

First! After some impressive Home Shopping Network finagling didn't net Lionel Richie enough sales to beat Madonna in a tough week, the singer…
By: Devon Maloney / April 18, 2012

Alabama Shakes, ‘Boys and Girls’ (ATO Records)

A peculiar intensity of anticipation hounds Boys & Girls. Usually, hot new artists from the retro/roots/garage scene first blow up when the young and cool…
By: Justin F. Farrar / April 9, 2012

Jack White Announces New Tour Dates, Gives Alabama Shakes Seal of Approval

With a terrific SXSW show in his rear-view mirror, Jack White has announced additional tour dates in North America via his website.
By: Devon Maloney / March 19, 2012

Breaking Out: Alabama Shakes

WHO: After graduating from high school, singer-guitarist Brittany Howard, bassist Zac Cockrell, drummer Steve Johnson, and guitarist Heath Fogg, all now in their early 20s,…
By: David Marchese / February 22, 2012

Alabama Shakes Bowl Over Conan in TV Debut

The Alabama Shakes were on our list of 30 Acts You Can't Miss at CMJ last fall, and so far they're living up to…
By: SPIN Staff / February 8, 2012

Alabama Shakes Offer Fresh Taste of ‘Boys & Girls’

Alabama Shakes were one of SPIN's 30 Can't Miss Acts at CMJ 2011. Now, the, yes, Alabama-based roots-rock quartet is set to release…
By: Marc Hogan / January 17, 2012