A couple days ago, and no more than 48 hours after returning stateside from their hefty Scandinavian tour, Sarah Shook & the Disarmers were performing at the Outlaw Fest in Charlotte, NC with his royal highness Willie Nelson, The Avett Brothers, and Jamey Johnson. The story goes that Sarah was hanging out backstage when Willie's crew informed her that...Read more
Some mid-year accolades for Sarah Shook & The Disarmers! Rolling Stone says Years is one of the 25 Best Country and Americana Albums of 2018 So Far! And Wide Open Country said the same!
"...Shook drowns her demons...with honesty, transparency and self-deprecation – a bigger show of strength and smarts than any so-called tough guy...Read more
Sarah Shook & the Disarmers set up shop at Audiotree's studio in Chicago when the band was here for a sold out show at beloved punk club the Empty Bottle earlier this month and filmed a hair-raising session featuring five songs from their new album Years (and a head-to-head guitar/pedal steel solo-off that will melt your face!). It...Read more
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers' bourbon barrel-aged new video for "The Bottle Never Lets Me Down" is now playing via Rolling Stone! The song is from Shook's new album Years, out now on digital, CD, and vinyl LP. The video is directed by Gorman Bechard, who also directed a new documentary about...Read more
Sarah Shook & the Disarmers are this month's The Bluegrass Situation cover story! Read the terrific interview with Sarah here. She talks gender equality in music in journalism and music, playing shows in cities vs. small towns, and...nihilism.
"My thing [is], 'Yes, this is country music, but this is music for anyone who likes it.' It’s inclusive,...Read more
Chicago Tribune's music critic extraordinaire Greg Kot chatted with Sarah Shook ahead of her (essentially sold out) show at Empty Bottle tonight. She talks all about how she ended up in this racket and what keeps her going. Apparently, according to this interview, Sarah sent us a demo ten years ago. We can't find it anywhere, but now we've released...Read more