Alabama Shakes Information
Alabama Shakes, the rock/soul band from Athens, Alabama has been creating buzz with their throwback sound and excellently crafted classic soul arrangements. Fronted by lead singer/guitarist Brittany Howard, whose raspy voice tears through the speakers right to your soul. The band also consists of bass player Zac Cockrell, guitarist Heath Fogg and drummer Steve Johnson. They began as a cover band, playing reworked versions of songs by Led Zeppelin and James Brown. Then in 2011 they released a four-song EP that helped them gain media attention as well as an invitation to play at that years CMJ showcase.
They released their first full length album entitled "Boys & Girls" on April 1, 2012 and our currently touring in support of it.