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Shakey Graves - BENJAMIN WEATHERSTON
Benjamin Weatherston
Shakey Graves
Tuesday and Wednesday, December 29 and 30
Shakey Graves

There are one-man bands, and there is Shakey Graves. The Austin-based bluesman (born Alejandro Rose-García) is the complete package: subtle, tasteful fingerpicking, solid percussion using both feet, a whisky-soaked voice, amazing stage presence and two albums with enough good songs to prove he’s a lot more than just a novelty act. His performance at 2013’s South by Southwest was one of the festivals’ most buzzed about events with even The New York Times’ socks being knocked off. His reputation as a live act is so strong that the dude even has his own official Austin holiday (February 9). $20, 9:30pm, Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road, (830) 606-1281

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