Inquiring Minds

Whiskey Shivers Enlist Familiar Face for Further Hijinks

"I was on a trip to Ireland with my family when I fell in love with the fiddle," recalls Bobby Fitzgerald. "It just seemed so fucking cool!"

The Whiskey Shivers front man began playing the instrument at 12 years old, honing the skill while growing up in the tiny upstate New York town of Dundee, where his high school's graduating class had just 53 students. In 2009, the singer relocated south, settling into Austin.

"There was no plan," he reflects. "I just had to go somewhere."

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