He's My Brother She's My Sister

He's My Brother She's My Sister

Paper Bird, Shakey Graves

Tue, March 5, 2013

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

The Pour House Music Hall

Raleigh, NC

$8 online / $10 at the door

He's My Brother She's My Sister
He's My Brother She's My Sister
If you have yet to catch He's My Brother She's My Sister live, come see why they have been called "delightfully original" (Indieshuffle) and "forward thinking folkies forging new ground"(New Times)

He's My Brother She's My Sister is like a time warp to the golden present, wrapping nostalgia around the here and now with throwback flair and good taste. They make debauchery and estrangement so glamorous. The songs are as catchy as a radio pop jam, but throw off the trappings of plastic pop and wrap you in fur, folk, and the last drops of moonlight. (LA Record)

[Their] voices mingle like glamour in the desert" and serve up "party music for coyotes drunk on champagne," (LA Weekly).

"Their mojo (has) the power to heal the afflicted" (LA Deli Magazine).
Paper Bird
Paper Bird
Paper Bird's backbone is their songwriting, musicianship and a general allergy to all limitations and trends. With eight members and no leader, possibilities are ever unfolding, with fluctuations in style and mood akin to weather patterns.
Since the band's formation over 5 years ago, Paper Bird has been playing it' joyful blend of folk, roots, and americana to delighted audiences across the country. Their unique sound is a combination of a dynamic and energetic rhythm section intertwined with effortless and flowing harmonies. With 3 full length albums and several national tours under their belt, Paper Bird has steadily grown in both their success and sound while continuing to expand and explore what the band can do musically.

The seven members of the band include: Mark Anderson (drums), Sarah Anderson (voice, trumpet), Paul DeHaven (guitar), Esme Collins (voice), Genevieve Patterson (voice), Caleb Summeril (banjo, guitar), and Macon Terry (bass). Each individual writes songs for the group and this keeps new material rolling of the shelf at a healthy pace. Paper Bird's live performances showcase the diversity and good-time vibe of the group while providing a fresh and unique take on a sound that has a tendency to bring the listener back to a different era. Young in age but timeless in spirit, Paper Bird continually captures the hearts of new listeners and long-time fans. Their rare and beautiful approach to music led them to be featured on NPR's All Things Considered and were voted in the Top 10 Best Underground Bands by the Denver Post three years
in a row, as well as being 5280's Top of the Town 2009 "Top Local Band".

Paper Bird has released two studio albums, Anything Nameless and Joymaking (2007) and When the River took Flight (2010), and also a live album, Carry On (2011), which
was the score to a collaboration with Ballet Nouveau Colorado of the same name. 2012 has the band on the road once again while releasing Carry On remixed and remaster on vinyl in the Fall. A new studio album is being written and recorded and is set to be released in early 2013.

The band's inception came a few years ago during a vacation in Breckenridge, Colorado. They wrote a song as a cure for cabin fever, and tested playing it standing on a street corner, where they earned a few dollars and decided to form a band. Shortly after they went into the studio and recorded their first self-released album Anything Nameless and Joymaking (2007), which has been a top selling record in local retail stores since its release. Following releases include: A Sky Underground (2009), When the River Took Flight (2010), and Carry On (2011).
Shakey Graves
Shakey Graves
A man, a guitar, a few problems and just enough chords....
Venue Information:
The Pour House Music Hall
224 S. Blount
Raleigh, NC, 27601
http://www.the-pour-house.com/