Kevin Russell (aka Shinyribs) tells Terry Lickona how his band got its name and talks about his journey into swamp music. Watch Shinyribs on Austin City Limits; episode premieres February 10, 2018 on PBS.
About the Episode
Enjoy modern pop and roots music from Akron’s Dan Auerbach and Austin’s Shinyribs. Auerbach puts the Black Keys on hold to showcase his second solo album Waiting On a Song. Fronted by Kevin Russell of the Gourds, Shinyribs whips up Texas country soul from its new LP I Got Your Medicine.
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