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Shakey Graves is the role this singer-songwriter was born to play

As Shakey Graves, singer-songwriter Alejandro Rose-Garcia hides behind the stage name rather than share his true self. Or does he? “I think the nice part is I have the option to,” says Rose-Garcia, who will co-headline a pair of shows with Dr. Dog Friday (sold out) and Saturday at The Rooftop at Pier 17. “The alias is a band name for all intents and purposes, and it doesn’t have to go any deeper than that, but I can really play the part. “It’s just like any character that an actor plays for a long time where they can still differentiate between the two, even if they’re similar. Like, ‘I’m David Schwimmer and I’m also Ross from ‘Friends.'” The Austin, Texas, native isn’t speaking figuratively. Born into a sho ...