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She Keeps Bees may be a guitar-and-drums duo with some serious blues and country roots, but don’t get it twisted: the sound is far more Cat Power and Amy Winehouse than White Stripes or Black Keys. And the reason is singer, songwriter, and guitarist Jessica Larrabee, whose smoky voice and Dusty-in-Memphis phrasings are enough to make those comparisons stick, even if she is less of an R&B purist than Marshall or Winehouse.
The Paperhaus is home to local rockers Paperhaus and is something between a pop-up music venue and AirBNB for indie acts. For more than a year, the band’s members (Alex Tebeleff, Eduardo Rivera, John Di Lascio, and Brandon Moses) have transformed their Truxton Circle rowhouse home into a recording studio and opened their doors to host local and touring bands from throughout the country. There’s never a cover, it’s always BYOB, and any donations people want to shell out go directly to the bands.
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