Smart bets: Renshaw Davies

Renshaw Davies is a New Orleans-based folk duo with a knack for low-key tunes that range from sweet to stormy. Composed of guitarist John Renshaw and percussionist Emily Davies (think tambourine, not drum kit), the duo have become a regular act on the Big Easy’s singer-songwriter circuit over the past three years. Now they’re touring wider circles in support of a recent vinyl release with Bear America Records, which features singles “Goin’ Down the Road” and “Auctioneer.” After a recent appearance at 5 Walnut, Renshaw says he and Davies are “thrilled at the opportunity to play in Asheville for the second time in months.” The musicians’ minimalist live sound — “two voices, a guitar and some beat,” according to an online bio — returns to 5 Walnut Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. Photo courtesy of the band


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About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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