Shakey Graves live in concert.

Shakey Graves

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Shakey Graves is 'Real Live Certified' and is in the top 10% of all live performers. Based on 90 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Shakey Graves is rated as a superb live performer, with remarkable shows that are worth seeing. Shakey Graves concert reviews describe live shows and performances as heartfelt, powerful, soulful, aggressive, electrifying, captivating, and psychedelic.


Turner Hall Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI, United States (May 6); Bushnell Park Performance Pavilion, Hartford, CT, United States (June 29);

Latest Release

Movie Of The Week (September 15, 2023)

Artist Info

Austin, United States (6/6/1987) (6/6/1987)
Shakey Graves, aka Alejandro Rose-Garcia from Austin, Texas, plays a gnarly composite of blues and folk as a one-man-band of epic sonic proportions. The sound emitted from his hollow body guitar, mildly distorted amp and suitcase drum belie the young singer's lean frame.
Has Performed With
The Barr BroThers, Shovels and Rope

Critic Concert Reviews

Strange Carolinas (USA)

August 28, 2023
Shakey Graves brought the heat to the Ritz Raleigh on Sunday night. Graves, born Alejandro Rose-Garcia, released his debut album back in 2011 as a one-man band. He brings a ton of energy and emotion to the stage and the fans soak it all in.

We All Want Someone To Shout For (USA)

August 17, 2023
Shakey Graves + Lucius at Pier 17

Parklife DC (USA)

August 14, 2023
Shakey Graves performs at The Atlantis in DC on August 8, 2023.

Twin Cities Media (USA)

July 29, 2023
Shakey Graves and Lucius Captivate Crowd At Bauhaus Brew Labs

V13 (Canada)

May 10, 2022
Shakey Graves (with Begonia) Brings the Blues to Edmonton’s Winspear Centre

Utah Concert Review (USA)

August 9, 2021
Shakey Graves August 4, 2021 Sandy Amphitheater

Grateful Web (USA)

June 27, 2021
Excitement lingered in the summer air as thousands of concert-goers lined up at Red Rocks Amphitheatre to see the legendary Austin-born and based Shakey Graves. The buzz and anticipation for a night filled with blues, folk, country, and rock and roll, was lighting up each attendee's face.

Past critic reviews published in

303 Magazine (USA), Berkeley B-Side (USA), Austin 360 (USA), Chunky Glasses (USA), Bristol In Stereo (UK) and more

Image Credit

Cal Quinn [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia Commons