Alabama Shakes is an American rock band. They formed in Athens, Alabama in 2009.
Alabama Shakes is an American rock band formed in Athens, Alabama in 2009. The group consists of lead singer and guitarist Brittany Howard, guitarist Heath Fogg, bassist Zac Cockrell, keyboard player Ben Tanner, and drummer Steve Johnson. The group received three nominations for the 2013 Grammy Awards: Best New Artist, Best Rock Performance for 'Hold On', and Best Recording Package for their debut album, Boys & Girls.