Posts Tagged ‘Heather Maloney’

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Our Sense of Place: Austin guest today, Shakey Graves, has been described as one of the best solo acts in town. With his finger-picked guitar and suitcase drum he takes over the stage. He put out his full length debut “Roll the Bones” in 2011 and an EP “Donor Blues” a year later. He has also spent time chasing acting parts, including one in Friday Night Lights. He even moved to LA to pursue roles, but ended up spending the time working on his music. It turns out performing is in his blood — his parents were in the theater and he practically grew up onstage.

What would have happened if a young Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young had serendipitously met the young Joni Mitchell and they all got in the studio together? The result might be something along the lines of the recently-released “Woodstock” EP by singer-songwriter Heather Maloney and indie-folk four-piece Darlingside. Both groups hailing from the Northampton, Massachussets. music scene, it was while both artists were touring last November­­– Heather out as a solo singer-songwriter and Darlingside having dropped their drummer­ and rock’n’roll sound–that the five began to feel a new magic, playing unplugged and singing around a microphone on each other’s songs. She mentioned that they could have fun recording the CSNY version of Joni’s “Woodstock” and, through the power of that suggestion, the five entered the studio and the Woodstock EP was born.

Shakey Graves,and singer songwriter Heather Maloney and band joined forces for their recent E-Town concert as a cover song they  performed the Grease Movie classic ” You’re The One That I Want” also is the song “Dearly Departed”

and the song “Dearly Departed” from the same evening