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Shakey Graves - Encore

Shakey Graves - Encore Kelsey Stanger/ WXPN
One Man Band Shakey Graves Now Collaborates With Esme Patterson

Shakey Graves is having a pretty good year. His new album called And The War Came is getting his music around beyond his native Austin where he is well known for his one man band shows. Under his given name Alejandro Rose Garcia he has an alternate career as a film and TV actor. He had a recurring role in the drama Friday Night Lights. He is joined today in our session by his band including former World Cafe: Next artist Esme Patterson on vocals. Michaela Majoun leads the festivities.

Session Setlist
Dearly Departed
Big Time Nashville Star
Hard Wired

Recent Release: And The War Came
Release Date: October 7, 2014
Label: Dualtone Music Group