Sound Check: Sean Hayes

“When I first moved out west, I did not feel much culture shock, as they say,” soulful singer-songwriter Sean Hayes said in an interview with Xpress. But at the same time, “There is a certain sincerity toward music I feel the South has that informed me and still plays a big role. By sincerity, I mean a direct kind of experience between the player and the listener.”

Read the full story here. Hayes returned to The Grey Eagle last week, playing a transportive set. He was accompanied by drummer Eric Kuhn. In advance of that show, the musician spoke to Xpress and gave an exclusive performance of “Magic Slim vs. Dynamite.”

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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