Alabama Shakes

Hold On! It's Alabama Shakes Live From SXSW 2012

Long hyped as one of the major breakout bands of SXSW 2012, Alabama Shakes have proved their mettle at showcase after showcase in Austin this week. On Friday at the Hotel San Jose, WFUV and The Alternate Side shot exclusive video of their performance of "Hold On," from their debut album Boys & Girls, due out on April 10 on ATO Records in the States and April 9 globally via Rough Trade.

Below, check out video of their gutsy performance, led by the mighty, ferocious vocals of Brittany Howard.

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