Donate Now to Support KDHX

Listen Live
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 11:13

Concert photos: Alabama Shakes (with Fly Golden Eagle and Riley Downing) at the Pageant, Tuesday, October 9

Brittany Howard of the Alabama Shakes at the Pageant Brittany Howard of the Alabama Shakes at the Pageant Nate Burrell
Written by Nate Burrell
Rate this item
(1 Vote)

Tuesday night saw one of the hottest tickets of the year roll through town with the return of the wildly popular Alabama Shakes.

Backed by drums, guitar, keys and bass, singer/guitarist Brittany Howard took complete ownership of the stage at the Pageant and gave the sold-out room every ounce of energy she had. Showcasing her soul-drenched vocals and subtly intricate guitar work, Howard held the spotlight, while her band provided the foundation for her to strut across every inch of the stage. Having quickly shot to international acclaim over the last year with the release of their debut album, "Boys & Girls," the Alabama Shakes proved to be a band whose star will continue to rise.

Nashville rock 'n' rollers Fly Golden Eagle played the middle slot on the bill and wailed from start to finish. With songs filled with spot-on dynamic shifts and a thick low end groove, they won over the audience early on in their set and seemed to only gain momentum until their final note had sounded.

Sitting solo on the stage with his guitar and pockets full of charming stage banter, Riley Downing (not pictured) opened the evening and set the tone for a night of excellent live music.

All photos by Nate Burrell.

Upcoming Concerts

Sponsor Message

Become a Sponsor

Find KDHX Online

KDHX on Instagram
KDHX on YouTube
KDHX on SoundCloud
KDHX on Facebook
KDHX on Twitter
KDHX on flickr

88.1 KDHX Shows

m-grill.jpg

KDHX Recommends

May
Thursday
07

Midwest Mayhem presented by KDHX

KDHX proudly presents the 10th Midwest Mayhem, KDHX’s biggest party of the year, sprawling across 600,000 square feet of the famed City Museum. Tons of bands and DJs are scheduled to perform, as well as other wild...


May
Friday
08

New Music Circle presents Tim Berne's Snakeoil

New York-based alto saxophonist Tim Berne has long been regarded as one of the Downtown scene’s most forward thinking bandleaders. Active in New York since 1974, Berne has fostered the creative talent of subsequent...


May
Saturday
09

Brunch at the Stage: JD Hughes

KDHX is now curating a Saturday brunch series at the Stage with live music from local musicians and delicious, locally-sourced food and drinks from the Magnolia Café. Brunch at the Stage takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m....


Online Users

2 users and 15466 guests online
Sign in with Facebook

SYSTEM: S5 Box

Login/My Account

Sign in with Facebook