Nalani & Sarina are comfortable with their career pace
They’re a mere 21 years old, but an old-school aura surrounds identical twin sisters Nalani and Sarina Bolton, the singer-songwriter duo billing themselves as Nalani & Sarina.
Growing up in New Jersey’s Hunterdon County, they heard lots of folk and blues around the house, thanks to their parents playing music by the likes of Bob Dylan and Ray Charles, among others. This past spring, Nalani & Sarina met and jammed with one of their favorite singers, soul legend Sam Moore, during a joint appearance on SiriusXM satellite radio, and days later, they performed with Moore and his band at City Winery in New York (and held their own on the Sam & Dave classic “When Something Is Wrong With My Baby”).
Then there’s the pay-your-dues approach the Bolton sisters have taken to building an audience: playing one show at a time (on average, a handful of gigs per month) and focusing for now on New Jersey, where they still live, and its bordering states.
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