3.21.09 Paula Cole, Marc Cohn, Songwriters Hall of Fame........(newsletter)
I am playing a show - one show - with Paula Cole this coming week at the Smothers Theatre in Los Angeles - part of Pepperdine University, beautifully situated overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
1.25.09 Inaugural concert at the Lincoln Memorial.(newsletter)
Little did I know when I played the Kennedy Center Honors in the first week of December what was to come......
12.28.08 Kennedy Center Honors.....(newsletter)
A few weeks ago, at the beginning of December, I had the immense pleasure and honor of performing at the Kennedy Center Honors show in a segment that paid tribute to Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey of The Who. It has proved to be one the singular highlights of my career thus far.
10.31.08 Kennedy Center Honors, 300Guitars.com, YouTube....(newsletter)
Music can provide a profound solace for anyone at any time, and the summer that has passed has been filled with a lot of good music for me, and I have a few things I'd like to share with you now.
3.6.08 Shane at Kulak's Woodshed & other news...(newsletter)
A lot of time has passed since I last put fingers to keyboard and sent out a newsletter. Since last Fall thru the middle of February, I was traveling on the road with Marc Cohn and playing some of the best shows I have ever been a part of, with our other band members and crew.
7.28.07 Chris Botti show and recording session
Shane recently played a show with old friend, trumpeter Chris Botti in Victoria, B.C.
7.28.07 Shane to perform with Harry Shearer at L.A. House of Blues
CJ Vanston, with whom Shane worked on Joe Cocker's "Heart & Soul" CD which CJ produced, has invited him to play with Harry Shearer at the House Of Blues on Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles on August 8th.
1.16.07 February/March shows with Marc Cohn
Marc Cohn and Shane will again be performing in the duo format during two separate Winter stints.
5.17.06 Upcoming Cohn shows, Cohn recording sessions
Some East Coast summer dates with Marc Cohn this July, and recording news regarding Marc’s upcoming album that is in the works.
3.18.06 KCRW upcoming airplay
Two new tracks scheduled for airplay Monday, March 27th
2.19.06 Live video of new song
Check out the Just Added video from L.A. 's coziest venue - Kulak's Woodshed.
2.19.06 Upcoming shows, including "Father & Son" webcast
Friday March 10th, If you're by your computer you can sample the double dip delight of father and son - two men named Shane.
2.19.06 Updating Shane's world, circa early 2006
The early weeks of 2006 have found Shane writing and recording, tapping into fresh inspiration.
End of year shows/Discography update
Shane will be performing solo and with Marc Cohn
as 2005 draws to a close.
Marc Cohn, Shane on ABC's 20/20.....
This Friday, August 19th 2005, at 10
p.m. Eastern and Pacific.
8.15.05 Shane account of Cohn shooting
Shane has written an account of the events surrounding Marc Cohn's shooting in Denver on August 7th, 2005.
8.9.05 Shane thanks you for your support
By now, many of you will have already read about
the shooting incident involving Marc Cohn and his
tour manager, Tom Dube last Sunday night following
the Denver show.
6.11.05 Marc Cohn & Suzanne Vega summer tour
Shane will be touring once again with Marc Cohn this summer
6.11.05 En route to Jones Beach
A couple of photos from the final afternoon of Sting's Broken Music tour.
6.11.05 Sting on AOL Sessions
View Sting's performance on AOL Sessions.
4.29.05 Sting to perform on Letterman show
Shane will be performing with Sting on the David Letterman show.
4.05.05 Shane's World! (Broken Music Tour web journal)
In response to fan support and inquisitiveness, Shane is posting a tour
3.29.05 Off to the races! Sting at the Roxy.
The unofficial opener for Sting's Broken Music tour, a sneak preview at
the fabled Roxy on Hollywood's Sunset Strip.
1.18.05 More Sting dates announced
New shows have been announced for Sting's Broken Music tour.
1.18.05 What Nature Intended award
2004: KWEEVAK.COM "CD OF THE YEAR" WINNERS
11.29.04 Shane joins Sting on Broken Music tour
Sting has invited Shane to join him on his new Spring tour, Broken Music. The tour will feature a new, stripped down band configuration which will consist of Sting, Dominic Miller (guitar), Josh Freese (drums) and Shane.
10.15.04 Performing Songwriter praises WNI
"The album of carefully crafted songs is exuberant and shimmery, with ethereal and trippy production nods to Daniel Lanois."
Out of thousands of independently-released submissions, Performing Songwriter selected What Nature Intended for review in its prestigious DIY section, November 2004 issue.
10.12.04 Springsteen's MTV Plugged reissued on DVD
On November 9th, fans of this amazing live concert footage filmed in September 1992, will finally be able to view it in DVD format. You won't want to miss Shane rockin' out with Bruce on many of the high-energy tracks.
10.11.04 Joe Cocker's Heart & Soul Euro release
Joe Cocker covers classic rock, pop and R&B tunes in this beautifully crafted Heart & Soul collection released in Europe on September 27th (U.S. release is January 29, 2005). Shane performs on five tracks, including the single--Every Kind Of People.
9.28.04 Shane slated to perform at LOD fundraiser
Shane will be performing his solo material on Sunday,
November 7th, at the 5th annual Light of Day concert series
to benefit the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF).
9.21.04 John Waite's The Hard Way releases today
Shane performs on six tracks on John Waite's latest CD. In addition, Shane has two cowriting credits.
9.19.04 Shane performs on Chris Botti's new CD
Chris Botti's latest CD, When I Fall In Love, releases on September 28th. Shane's distinctive guitar work can be heard on the first two tracks.
9.18.04 November--on tour with Marc Cohn
The month of November has Shane touring with Marc up and down the eastern seaboard and the south.
8.10.04 New Richard Marx CD
After a seven-year, solo CD hiatus, Richard Marx releases My Own Best Enemy today. You can hear Shane's guitar on three tracks--Again, Everything Good and Suspicion.
6.17.04 Shane opens two Marc Cohn shows
Shane will be performing his solo material in opening sets,
June 24th and 25th in Santa Ana and West Hollywood, CA, respectively.
5.10.04 Kulak’s Woodshed performance + webcast
Mark May 25th down on your calendars. Shane will be performing his solo material at Kulak’s Woodshed. The show will also be webcast.
5.06.04 Shane shares his Sting tour recollections
Shane details his behind-the-scenes experiences as part of the opening act (Chris Botti) on Sting’s North American Sacred Love tour.
St. Patrick’s Day at Kulak’s Woodshed
Parental advisory! Shane is hosting a special night of familial music as he shares
the stage with his son, Shane Barakan.
Two more Sting shows!
Shane will now be performing with Chris Botti in two additional Sting tour
opening slots—March 5th and 6th NYC shows.
2.22.04 Shane joins Dominic
Miller for CD release event
Longtime Sting guitarist Dominic Miller will be holding a CD release show in
NYC for his classical crossover album, Shapes and has invited Shane to perform
Shane to join Sting tour opening act
Chris Botti has been given opening act honors for Sting's upcoming North American
Tour. Shane will be performing with Chris for the first part of the tour.
names WNI as one of '03's best
Pittsburgh's Tribune-Review names What Nature Intended as one of the top albums
World Café interview and acoustic performance
Shane will be appearing on the prestigious World Café radio program
via webstream and also broadcast on more than 160 stations nationwide.
12.12.03 Music Connection Top 25 honors
What Nature Intended has been named as one of the Top 25 Demos of the Year. (The magazine puts independent releases in its demo category)
Springsteen fanzine features 12-page Shane article
The new issue of Backstreets, the prestigious magazine for Bruce Springsteen fans, hits streets Christmas week and features a lengthy, well-crafted interview with Shane.
12.05.03 New live CD and online store grand opening
In response to all of the requests for a live CD, we are pleased to release Shane’s
Voodoo at The Mint which can be found at our new store.
Listening party at Real.com
What Nature Intended was featured for a limited time at the Listening Lounge
62 with a bullet!
What Nature Intended is moving up the Triple A, non-commercial charts, logging
in this week at #62. Chart position and spins (number of times tracks are played)
have steadily been moving upward.
and the City!
An instrumental version of Little Napoleons aired on HBO's Sex and the
City on Sunday, August 10th.
de Shane (Summer 2003)
Think of Lance Armstrong setting off from Paris on the
first of many "stages" of the Tour de France. Okay,
now think of Shane setting off from Cleveland, mid-August,
on the first stage of his tour.
A Radio.com Artist of the Week
As a result of steadily increasing airplay, Shane was recently
featured at triplearadio.com as their Artist of the Week.
7.30.03 New York City CD release show
Shane will be playing at New York's fabled Bottom Line in Greenwich Village on August 21st. to formally release What
Nature Intended to East Coast industry and media.
L.A. CD release party
You are cordially invited to a special concert event-- the official West Coast release of Shane's first solo CD, What
Special pre-Grammy® tribute honoring
Shane recently performed at the benefit for MusicCares.