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Concerts

Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes performs on the Fort Stage at the Newport Folk Festival.

July 29, 2012 At Newport, the soulful blues-rock band's music reached ecstatic, rafter-shaking heights.

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The Alabama Shakes' lead singer, Brittany Howard, onstage at NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's Wednesday night.

March 15, 2012 Armed with a bright new batch of songs, lead singer Brittany Howard fed off a crowd 2,000 strong.

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Studio Sessions

Alabama Shakes' members infuse rock 'n' roll with soul, blues and country.

December 31, 2012 Hear the rock 'n' roll quartet perform its enthusiastic, soulful songs live in the studio.

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Alabama Shakes' members infuse rock 'n' roll with soul, blues and country.

March 14, 2012 One of the biggest bands of the moment perform on Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Interviews & Profiles

The Alabama Shakes' debut album is titled Boys & Girls.

April 11, 2012 The band, which combines rock with bluesy soul, has been compared to Janis Joplin and Otis Redding.

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News

Bruce Springsteen, Fiona Apple and The Magnetic Fields will all be part of NPR Music's 2012 SXSW coverage.

March 1, 2012 Featuring the return of Fiona Apple, Bruce Springsteen's keynote and Magnetic Fields' SXSW debut.

The Alabama Shakes are one of a small batch of young artists taking a claim within one of pop's primary realms: retro-soul.

October 14, 2011 The Alabama Shakes, Mayer Hawthorne and Allen Stone walk the thin line of retro-soul authenticity.

More Stories

tUnE-yArDs made a big impression in 2011 with the album w h o k i l l.

December 7, 2011 The All Songs gang compares notes on their favorite songs, albums and discoveries of 2011.

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January 1, 2013 Dye gets to witness firsthand the best music of each year. Here are his picks for 2012's finest.

Covers of albums on NPR Music's 25 Favorite Albums Of 2012 (So Far) list.

June 25, 2012 Highlights from the first half of 2012 include albums from Jack White, Usher and Alabama Shakes.

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October 24, 2011 Modern soul gets a shot in the arm when the band brings its "rock 'n' roll church" to the spotlight.

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