Live: Sharon Van Etten Manages Not To Soil Herself At Bowery Ballroom

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It's OK if your eyes well up a little. Pics by Mike Benigno, more below.
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Bowery Ballroom
Saturday, January 8

Better Than: Another night of "Love More" on repeat

Around 7 o'clock Saturday night, shortly before I had to catch a D train and head to Bowery Ballroom, I admit that I didn't want to go. I'd been excited for this show before that, but right then, as I lay in bed, preparing myself with another spin through Brooklyn folkie Sharon Van Etten's second album, Epic, my mood began to align with the record's, and the idea of stepping outside my apartment -- or even out of my bed -- started to seem like a drag. I managed to do it, though, and I'm glad I did.

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