Live at TONY: Sharon Van Etten sings bittersweet modern folk
Fri Aug 28 2009
Bringing you Live at TONY each week for the past few months hasn't always been easy. Somehow, someway, equipment woes, elevator mix-ups and myriad miscommunications have managed to plague many of our in-office tapings. But this week's couldn't have been easier: Singer-songsmith Sharon Van Etten strolled in with nothing more than an acoustic guitar and a smile, and after a ten-second sound check, she proceeded to knock us out with her low-key yet high-intensity modern folk. Check out this performance of "For You"—from Van Etten's latest release, Because I Was in Love (Language of Stone)—and then catch her live Saturday (August 29) at BKLYN Yard with a bunch of other cool local acts. After that she's at Joe's Pub Friday, September 4.
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