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Shook Twins
8:30 PM - 11:59 PM Cornerstone Berkeley

Shook Twins

Date: March 02, 2019 to March 02, 2019
Where: Cornerstone Berkeley, 2367 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, California, United States, 94704
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I love the harmonies of the Shook Twins, the dreamlike songs that seem somehow permeated by the American Folk tradition, without actually being part of it. They make music that twines through your soul the way vines cover an abandoned shack in the woods. Neil Gaiman, New York Times Best-Selling AuthorThe Shooks will Shake you. These ladies have been keepin it real since the day they were born and that was only seconds apart from one another I think. Do yourself a favor and check em out. I do declare, ya wont be sorry. Langhorne SlimThe Shook Twins put on a heck of a show. Keep your eyes on these folks. Im excited to hear what they do next. Tucker MartineA unique, personal music that lights up the stage with its joy and enthusiasm. Mason Jennings Magic revolves around the number two. Opposite halves define our existence. Theres dark and light, black and white, night and day, yin-and-yang, and so on and so forth. On their 2017 EP 2, critically acclaimed Idaho-born and Portland-based indie outfit Shook Twins draw on the inherent power of the groups namesake duoidentical twin sisters Katelyn Shook [vocals, guitar] and Laurie Shook [banjo, vocals]. In early 2017, the pair holed up alone in a room with just two voices and two instruments and cut the seven-song collection live to tape, serving up bare bones renditions of fan favorites, covers, and one new tune entitled Safe. Musically, it differs from our other studio albums, because its just two twins in a room performing on two instruments, explains Katelyn. Its much more raw emotionally and almost vulnerable. Its nice to hear our growth as a duo and notice our individual grooves. It showcases these songs in a different way than they had been or will be recorded. Its just a taste of the simplest core of our band: The Shook Twins. It goes back to the very beginning, adds Laurie. When we were 18, we started writing songs together, just the two of us. We practiced how to blend our voices and instruments, trying to make
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