The story of "The Shakes" began at the bottom of an empty bottle of wine sitting on a porch in the fall of 2017. From the beginning, the goal was to combine original music with classic rock n' roll cover songs. Trying to label the "sound" has been a difficult task. Identifying influences has been only slightly easier. The music, either written or covered, is often rooted in the 12 bar blues, the story telling folk rock of the 60's, 70's, and 80's, and the "indie" rock bands of the 1990's and 2000's.
Beyond that, The Shakes are friends who tiptoe through the delicate balance of rock star daydreams and joy of adulthood searching for the perfect three chord song...