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Avett Brothers
 Popular Artist Series

Avett Brothers
Popular Artist Series


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On Friday, September 1, American folk-rock band The Avett Brothers-named for brothers Scott and Seth Avett-make their Tanglewood debut. Hailing from Concord, North Carolina, The Avett Brothers released their ninth studio album, True Sadness, in the summer of 2016; it topped Billboard charts and scored two Grammy nominations. Recently, they were inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame and continue to be revered as one of the top folk-rock acts in the country.

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"A voice that could melt the heart of a devil… When Nicole Atkins sings, she sounds like Roy Orbison, Patsy Cline and Janis Joplin all rolled into one voice."-NPR 

Named Rolling Stone's "Top 10 Artists To Watch" in 2007 for her debut album Neptune City, Nicole Atkins has appeared on numerous late night TV shows, including  "The Late Show with David Letterman", "Conan", and "Later… with Jools Holland", and featured in media outlets ranging from the New York Times to Time magazine. She has toured throughout the US and Europe, both headlining and also touring with The Black Keys, Mavis Staples, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Primal Scream, Chris Isaak and the Avett Brothers.

Nicole Atkins fourth studio album, GOODNIGHT RHONDA LEE, will be released on July 21st on Single Lock Records. The album, a vintage soul album inspired legendary artists like Dusty Springfield, Candi Staton, Roy Orbison and Janis Joplin, was produced by Niles City Sound (Leon Bridges), with additional mixing by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes).

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