Evan and Jaron Lowenstein are two brothers who perform as Evan and Jaron. The pair are identical twins from Atlanta, Georgia. They began performing in the folk-pop genre in coffee houses in their hometown. In 1995, their live album, Live at Kalo's Coffee House, was released, and drew some attention. After touring for a year, in 1996 they released a second independent album, Not From Concentrate and performed at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.