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Swear and Shake was an indie folk band based out of Nashville, Tennessee. Formed in 2010 by Kari Spieler (vocals, lyrics, guitar), Adam McHeffey (vocals, lyrics, guitar, banjo), the band included Shaun Savage (electric bass). Time Out New York described their sound as "postcard-perfect indie folk with an undercurrent of sly humor."  Swear and Shake self-identify their sound as "Big Hook Americana". The band relocated from Brooklyn, New York to Nashville, Tennessee, in November, 2014, to write their second full-length record. On November 23, 2017, via social media, the band announced their breakup and that they will be moving onto new projects after 7 years as Swear and Shake. 
In 2016 Swear and Shake ran a second crowdfunding campaign for "The Sound of Letting Go," their second full-length set of recordings. It was recorded in Richmond, VA, at Spacebomb Studios. The 13-track LP was on June 2, 2017 under the band's independent label, Pots and Pans Records.
In 2012 Swear and Shake released their debut album Maple Ridge. The band's campaign to fund the record through the crowd funding website Kickstarter exceeded its goal by $750.00. The record gained the band attention amongst notable independent music blogs, with My Old Kentucky Blog featuring Swear and Shake in their New Band Smell section, multiple features in The Deli Magazine, and The Blue Indian naming Swear and Shake as their Band Of The Month for December 2012.
- Adam McHeffey (2010–present)
- Kari Spieler (2010–present)
- Shaun Savage (2010–present)
- Tom Elefante (2010 - 2012)
- Benny Goldstein (2013 - 2015)
|2011||For Better, For Worse - Single||
|2013||Brother - Single||
|2013||Fire - Single||
|2014||"Ain't That Lovin"||
|2014||"I'm Not The Only One"||
||Sam Smith cover|
|2014||Holiday Split Single||
|2015||I'm Looking Through You||
||Featured on Looking Through You: A 50th Anniversary Tribute to the Beatles’ Rubber Soul|
|2016||Christmas Is You||
|2017||Tear Us Apart||
|2017||The Sound of Letting Go||
||Released June 2, 2017|
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- "The Deli's BK Bazaar show with Emily Wells, Devin, Swear & Shake and Live Footage". Retrieved 23 December 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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