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The Shapes

Rank #33 US Santa Cruz, CA Singer Songwriter / California Americana / Folk


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Sounds Like: Wilco, Mason Jennings, Belle and Sebastian, head and the heart, The Be Good Tanyas

Bio: A California Americana band from Santa Cruz lead by husband and wife duo, Alex Thompson and Ashley Lloyd Thompson who collaborate with their songwriting, singing and guitar playing. The Shapes players include Ron Work, lead guitar; Stand-up bass, Lisa Edberg; Melanie Aubè, violin; Damon Danielso... See Full Bio

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    The Shapes EP Released on May 15, 2012


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  • 2013

    Sep 1

    Oceanside, CALIF, US | 10:00am
    Succulent Cafe, Elise Nico...
    Oceanside, CALIF, US
    Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:00am


    Elise Nicole K Art Show Benefit for Mauli Ola The Shapes will be playing around noon-2:30

  • 2013

    Aug 31

    Santa Cruz, CALIF, US | 10:00am
    Hotline Wetsuits Showroom
    Santa Cruz, CALIF, US
    Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:00am


    The music will be around 10am-noon. Bryce and Will will be playing a short set before The Shapes! Wetsuit sale, Paradise and Recess clothing, free ear screenings from Doc's Pro Plugs.

  • 2013

    Jul 25

    Santa Cruz, CA, US | 8:30pm

    Santa Cruz, CA, US
    Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:30pm


    The Shapes and & Special Guests!

  • 2013

    Jun 30

    Santa Cruz, CA, US | 9:00pm

    Santa Cruz, CA, US
    Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:00pm


    Rocking good time at the crepe place, bar and restaurant. Come on down! Stoked that the Crescent Sons will be opening for us!

  • 2013

    Jun 23

    Santa Cruz, CA, US | 6:30pm
    Patagonia Outlet
    Santa Cruz, CA, US
    Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:30pm


    This will be an after-party for the International Surf Day that Surfrider Foundation will be hosting at Patagonia. The Shapes are looking forward to playing! Come and enjoy good vibes and good folks making a difference in the world

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  • Toby Gray (Artist) Toby Gray
    Alex, nice chatting with you at Shadowbrook! Let's see if we can team up in the new year :-) Best of luck to you all!
  • dB Sound Studios (Artist) dB Sound Studios
    Awesome music! I like "haircut" a lot. If you're ever looking for a studio to work with let me know. I can give you a professional-level recording that will make your song...
  • RT Carter (Artist) RT Carter
    Excellent Santa Cruz sound,,,good singing, good songs, nice and original.
  • BadgerStatic (Artist) BadgerStatic
    Cool voice and tunes!
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