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Amanda Shires

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Concerts

Amanda Shires performs with her husband, Jason Isbell, on Mountain Stage.

August 20, 2013 The gifted fiddler and her husband, Jason Isbell, perform songs from her album Down Fell The Doves.

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Amanda Shires.

January 11, 2013 The singer, songwriter and fiddler performs songs from her latest album, Carrying Lightning.

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Studio Sessions

Jason Isbell.

September 19, 2013 With singer Amanda Shires, the roots-rock star performs songs of redemption from his new album.

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West Texas songwriter and storyteller Amanda Shires' new album is titled Carrying Lightning.

September 20, 2011 Hear the West Texas songwriter and storyteller perform songs from her new album Carrying Lightning.

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More Stories

Amanda Shires' new album is called Down Fell the Doves.

August 4, 2013 A finger, a relationship, a 150-year-old instrument: Shires' latest is a catalog of broken things.

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Amanda Shires performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

August 3, 2011 The singer plays a charming set featuring songs from Carrying Lightning at the Tiny Desk.

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May 13, 2011 Watch this bittersweet story song by the talented Amanda Shires set to "paper doll animation"

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  • Album: Down Fell The Doves
  • Artist: Amanda Shires
  • Label: Lightning Rod
  • Released: 2013