Shovels and Rope. It sounds like the items in the trunk of a car in a Quentin Tarantino movie. It’s a strange name, but somehow it fits the music of this Charleston folk duo. There’s something a little dangerous about its music. It’s rocking, rootsy and foot-stompingly catchy. There’s an elegant center to it, though, that’s hard to shake. It’s a core that’s necessary to keep something as difficult and intricate as a married musical duo together and thriving. Since 2008, Shovels & Rope has released six albums, seven singles, played around the world, and even released a documentary on the couple’s life as a band. Now, it’s playing the Georgia Theatre, in the home of New West Records, where the band was briefly signed. The warm balladry of Tré Burt will warm up the crowd for a great show.
WHO: Shovels & Rope, Tré Burt
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show)
WHERE: Georgia Theatre
HOW MUCH: $25
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