Shovels & Rope

. September 28, 2012.
SMShovels_and_Rope_2_credit_Leslie_Ryan_McKellar

It seems impossible that South Carolina’s Shovels and Rope is just two people. Especially when the versatile, high-energy alt-country troubadours unload only a couple of guitars, a harmonica and a stripped-down drum kit. But Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst make the most of what they have – they take turns on drums and guitar, alternate vocals and can instantly switch from an intimate folk ballad to a whirlwind of slop-tonk beauty.

$12.50. 8pm. 316 S. Main St.734-761-1818. www.theark.org —SR

Trending

Purple Rose Theatre says, Welcome to Paradise

Platonic soulmates and a pitch-perfect cast By Emily Slomovits When people think of the word “relationship,” they usually think of a romantic one. And indeed, in much of pop culture and entertainment, romantic relationships are given the primary focus and are considered the ones to strive for. But in Welcome to Paradise, The Purple Rose

Hymns of the Huron

Singer/songwriter Kat Steih discusses her latest

Update on Riverfront DTE Energy Site

After lying vacant for years, the site of a former DTE Energy plant at 841 Broadway St. has a new development plan, approved 10-1 by Ann Arbor City Council on July 1. The conceptual plan, designed by Detroit-based Roxbury Group, includes condos, a restaurant, a hotel, commercial space, a canoe/kayak launch, an event pavilion, a

You Know You Want This

Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This is a collection of short stories that revels in the mystifying aspects of interpersonal relationships without ever feeling the need to justify them.