The Avett Brothers' "Shame"

This morning I'm scheduled to do a phoner with singer/banjoist Scott Avett , of North Carolina's The Avett Brothers. The alt-bluegrass trio performs Dec. 8 at Skipper's Smokehouse.

Here's a clip of the band doing a spirited version of "Shame," my favorite song off their latest album Emotionalism. The CD stays mostly locked in mope mode, but these guys are known for gleefully goosing things up in concert. "They go completely nuts on stage," reads one fan's comment. That's what I like to hear.

Scroll to read more News Feature articles
Join the Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.

Newsletters

Join Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Creative Loafing Tampa Bay. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected]