Sisters coming to Newton Theatre


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The Newton Theatre presents sisters Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from $44 to $59 and may be purchased by visiting www.TheNewtonTheatre.com or contacting the Box Office at 973-940-NEWT.

Critically acclaimed and award-winning artists singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne and alternative country singer Allison Moorer join forces in support of their first album collaboration Not Dark Yet.

Sisters Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer, now with twenty-four albums as well as a Grammy, Oscar, and many other awards and nominations between them, share a transcendent musical bond. It’s as deep, haunting, knowing, and beautiful as the Alabama woods they once called home. Both sang as soon as they could form words, but music is the only language they have ever needed to communicate with and understand each other. Not Dark Yet offers a glimpse into that understanding for the first time and finally, after years of trying to get it made, at the right time.

Produced by Teddy Thompson and recorded in Los Angeles during the summer of 2016, the album provides a potent look at their individual and collective artistry through eclectic song choices from writers ranging from the Louvin Brothers, Nick Cave, Kurt Cobain, and back to Jessie Colter. Shelby and Allison wrap their arms around the past, plant their feet in the present, and nod toward what’s around the bend with a co-written Is It Too Much, to close out the ten-song set.

Not Dark Yet is not a duet record. It is no ordinary collaboration. It is not a creation, but rather a celebration of something that has always been, two voices becoming one and finding home within each other.
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