Parade of Shoes: Sara Evans

December 20th, 2010, 1:00 pm by Sara

Parade Of Shoes: Sara Evans

Sara Evans performing at Proctors earlier this month. Photo by Andrzej Pilarczyk.

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Live: Sara Evans @ Proctors, 12/9/10

December 13th, 2010, 1:06 pm by Greg

Sara Evans

Country music star Sara Evans is not only gorgeous, but the lady knows how to sing. What’s more, she also knows when to let her band stretch out on whatever tunes she sings. And that makes all the difference because it’s not only about her, it’s about the ensemble sound.

Let’s get real here: country music is more reminiscent of ’70s rock and contemporary pop than it is of the ’50 vintage Hank Williams or Patsy Cline variety of country music. These days, country music rocks, fusing contemporary sounds to the classic pedal-steel guitar anchor. All twangs aside, it’s got its soulful ballads and bluegrass flavorings; it’s got verve and spunk. And it’s got Sara Evans, who embodies it all.

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