Four- and six-part vocal harmonies and multicolored kazoos captivate audiences when Western North Carolina supergroup Sweet Claudette takes the stage. The country Motown quartet, composed of Amanda Platt (The Honeycutters), Melissa Hyman (The Moon and You), Amber Lyle Sims and Dulci Ellenberger (Now You See Them), supplements itsr intricate vocals with cello, banjo, melodica and acoustic guitar. Following a successful October residency at Isis Music Hall and fall stints at the Morehead City Seafood Festival, New Bern’s New River Coffee Co. and even a sold-out barn concert in Hillsboro, N.C., Sweet Claudette will join fellow North Carolinian folk rockers Bombadil for a hometown gig. Brevard singer-songrwiter Eric Janoski, performing as Mother Explosives, opens the Mothlight show on Friday, Dec. 5, at 9 p.m. $8/$10. themothlight.com. Photo courtesy of the band
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