Pop-Break Live: Shakey Graves at The Electric Factory in Philadelphia
Philadelphia got a taste of Texas as the white hot Shakey Graves rolled into Electric Factory on November 14. Nashville’s Those Darlins got the night started on a wild and lovely note.
Graves, real name Alejandro Rose-Garcia, brought his famed one-man band set-up to the City of Brotherly Love. He is also joined by a full band on several songs in support of his sophomore album And the War Came, but he is a sight to see when he is alone on stage working the pedals of his kick drum, strumming, sliding and hammering on his guitar. Not to mention the hypnotic quality of his vocals.
Graves is a talented song writer and a great show man too, not only connecting with the audience with his blend of blues, folk and rock, but by telling stories, and at times acting in a playful and silly manner, making him all the more charming and engaging.
Pop-Break’s Saidy Lopez caught Shakey in action.
Word of Mouth
Only Son (mandolin version)
To Cure What Ails…
Where a Boy Once Stood
Roll the Bones
Built to Roam
If Not For You
Family and Genus
Big Time Nashville Star
The Perfect Parts