Courtney Barnett’s music is a throwback to ’90s-era grunge, with arrangements built on epic-sounding hooks. She plays Wednesday in Cary as opener for Alabama Shakes at Booth Amphitheatre.
Courtney Barnett’s music is a throwback to ’90s-era grunge, with arrangements built on epic-sounding hooks. She plays Wednesday in Cary as opener for Alabama Shakes at Booth Amphitheatre. Robin Marchant Getty Images for Tumblr
Courtney Barnett’s music is a throwback to ’90s-era grunge, with arrangements built on epic-sounding hooks. She plays Wednesday in Cary as opener for Alabama Shakes at Booth Amphitheatre. Robin Marchant Getty Images for Tumblr
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Rock Picks, June 5: Courtney Barnett opens for Alabama Shakes

June 04, 2015 09:00 AM

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