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photos by Amanda Hatfield; words by Andrew Sacher
"Saw Torres play their first New York show tonight at Cake Shop. SO good. Do yourself a favor and check out her record. Her voice is KILLER." - Sharon Van Etten
Nashville's Torres (aka Mackenzie Scott) came to NYC over the weekend for her first two shows here, having played Cake Shop on Friday (2/22) and The Paper Box on Sunday (2/24). Mackenzie's voice is great live and her band sounded well-practiced and really tight, as they brought a sincere mix of folk, country, grunge and punk to back Mackenzie's personal lyrics. We caught her Paper Box show (and as you can see from the quote above, Sharon Van Etten caught her Cake Shop show), and more pictures from that show, including openers Mainland and Divining Rod, are below.
Torres and Sharon Van Etten (via Torres' twitter)