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Shimmy & The Burns with Identikit

January 12, 2018 | 8:30 pm
Bloom Cafe & Listening Room
(423) 573-1602 | MAP | WEBSITE

Shimmy & the Burns have drawn comparisons to artists such as Neil Young, Whiskeytown, American Aquarium, John Prine, Jason Isbell and Tom Waits. Part rock n’ roll, part country and part folk, the group creates familiar sounds in a style all their own. Front man Brian “Shimmy” Paddock delivers straightforward and brutally honest lines with a vocal style which sounds like it’s been stained with cigarette smoke and soaked in cheap whiskey.

Identikit is a sextet that performs original progressive music drawing from diverse genres and traditions including klezmer, latin jazz, orchestral rock, and big band swing. Bringing their orchestral string- and woodwind-infused instrumentation to the stage, Identikit's unique sound has been exploring the limits of Atlanta's taste in music since early 2017.