• With Sarah Shook in the mix, hard core country is alive and well, and dangerous as all get out.

    — No Depression
  • Her sound is a sneering fusion of punk-rock autonomy and say-it-like-it-is country from the classic era, paired with a timeless vocal warble and tons of attitude.

    — Rolling Stone
  • Sarah Shook & the Disarmers are a Country band out of North Carolina that wear its Rock’n’Roll smirk like a tattoo...[and] sing for sad smiles and hard-luck tales.

    — The Alternate Root
  • Her sound is a sneering fusion of punk-rock autonomy and say-it-like-it-is country from the classic era, paired with a timeless vocal warble and tons of attitude.

    — Rolling Stone
  • Honest to a fault and as foul-mouthed as a drunken sailor, she's a nonconforming spitfire who's proud of not fitting in with mainstream country music.

    — Rolling Stone
Hometown: 
Chapel Hill, NC

We are excited to announce the signing of Sarah Shook & the Disarmers. Bloodshot will release the group’s latest album Sidelong in April, followed by a brand new album in 2018. The band will hit the road over the next few months in support of the album and make their official Bloodshot live debut at SXSW in March. 

North Carolina’s Shook sings with a conviction and hard honesty sorely lacking in much of today’s Americana landscape. Always passionate, and at times profane, Sarah walks the line between vulnerable and menacing.  You can hear in her voice what’s she’s seen; world weary, hard lessons learned—or not—but always defiant. She level-steady means what she says. The Disarmers, with their snarling boom-chicka boom guitars and an Old 97’s swing in the rhythm section, keeps it in the pocket. Tight and tough.

SS&tD has been covered by the likes of No Depression, Independent Weekly, and Rolling Stone, with the latter including the group on their July 2016 list of "10 New Country Artists You Need to Know."

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