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The Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers






Hometown: Concord, NC (USA)

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If you put your ear to the street, you can hear the rumble of the world in motion; people going to and from work, to school, to the grocery store. You may even hear the whisper of their living rooms, their conversation, their complaints, and if you're lucky, their laughter. If you're almost anywhere in America , you'll hear something different, something special, something you recognize but haven't heard in a long time. It is the sound of a real celebration It is not New Year's, and it is not a political convention. It is neither a prime time game-show, nor a music video countdown, bloated with fame and sponsorship. What you are hearing is the love for a music. It is the unbridled outcry of support for a song that sings to the heart, that dances with the soul. The jubilation is in the theaters, the bars, the music clubs, the festivals. The love is for a band. The songs are honest: just chords with real voices singing real melodies. But, the heart and the energy with which they are sung, is really why people are talking, and why so many sing along. They are a reality in a world of entertainment built with smoke and mirrors, and when they play, the common man can break the mirrors and blow the smoke away, so that all that's left behind is the unwavering beauty of the songs. That's the commotion, that's the celebration, and wherever The Avett Brothers are tonight, that's what you'll find.


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The Avett Brothers The Carpenter

The Avett Brothers

The Carpenter (2012)

Universal Republic

Videos: The Avett Brothers: "Hammer Down" (Jason Molina)
The Avett Brothers recorded a cover of Jason Molina's "Hammer Down" in honor of the late musician who passed away on Saturday from organ failure related to alcoholism. Molina began releasing music as…
March 22, 2013
Media: The Avett Brothers: 'The Carpenter'
Folk/rock act The Avett Brothers are streaming their upcoming full-length, The Carpenter, via NPR. The album is due out September 11,…
August 30, 2012
Media: The Avett Brothers: "Live and Die"
The Avett Brothers have posted the first single from their next album and second for American Recordings. The group, who are described as "blending bluegrass, folk and punk with a…
June 26, 2012
Tours: City and Colour
City and Colour, the solo project from Dallas Green of Alexisonfire, has fleshed out summer touring plans. The new shows include festivals, opening for…
May 03, 2012
Tours: Bad Brains, Flogging Molly, Bon Iver, Black Lips at Bonnaroo 2012
The lineup for Bonnaroo 2012 has been announced. The event will be headlined by Radiohead and the 50th Anniversary lineup of the Beach Boys (Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks). Other notable performers include: The Antlers,…
February 14, 2012
Videos: Sets from The National, Against Me!, Dead Weather, Avett Brothers streaming online
On the heels of their Gaslight Anthem set from Bonnaroo, NPR has added soundboard-recorded sets from Against Me!, The Dead Weather,…
June 15, 2010
Videos: Bonnaroo to feature Against Me!, Avett Brothers, Black Keys, Dead Weather, National, Weezer
The 2010 lineup has been announced for the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. The lineup will include Against Me!, Baroness,…
February 10, 2010

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