BATON ROUGE (07/01/13) Over the past year, local folk rock duo Nickels & Dimes has played shows everywhere to which they can drive. From the Renaissance Hotel in Baton Rouge to venues in Colorado and Kansas, their performances have been a hit with audiences.
When Cullen Davezac, 25, and Carson Ducote, 24, formed Nickels & Dimes, it was a long time coming. The two musicians were old friends when they formed a funk rock outfit called The Broken Rubber Band a few years ago. After plenty of gigs and about 10 lineup changes, Davezac said they found themselves questioning the basic definition of the music they wanted to create.
“The Broken Rubber Band was what we thought we were supposed to be,” Davezac said, “whereas Nickels & Dimes was what we wanted to do — this folk rock, broken-down music. I never even played an electric guitar except on stage with that band, but offstage, it was all acoustic.”
Davezac seems to have come full circle with his musical calling. Citing an Aerosmith obsession from his elementary school days, he said he has always been drawn to...
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