March 19th, 2009
Episode 115 of 426 episodes
Hailing from North Carolina, the band (which includes two actual brothers) takes Southern music traditions and merges them into a uniquely catchy musical sensibility. Hear The Avett Brothers premiere songs from a forthcoming album as part of NPR Music's nighttime SXSW showcase. Originally recorded 18 March 2009 at Stubb's Bar-B-Q in Austin, Texas.