It seems like it was not that long ago that I saw Alabama Shakes tear it up at Bonnaroo. It was arguably one of the best sets I saw all year, let alone at Bonnaroo, and I distinctly remember thinking during the firey rendition of “Hold On” that it was only a matter of time until they hit the big time. That time is now, as the band graced the famed SNL sage and absolutely killed it.
They played “Hold On” and “Always Alright”, which you’ll recognize if you’ve seen Silver Linings Playbook (go see it). Check out both performances below.