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Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard/Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band / Blog

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UPCOMING SHOWS: Thanks for supporting local music and local businesses.

󾠀Join Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard on Thursday, June 2nd when he makes his debut at Seth's Pub, 558 State Street, Watertown, NY, at 9 PM.

󾠔Stop by the Raquette River Pub, 102 Main Street, Colton, NY on Saturday, June 4 for wings, pints, and live music by Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band. Shenanigans start at 8 PM.

󾠀Enjoy dinner and a drink with Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard when he makes his debut at Robideau's Mahogany Ridge Bar and Grill, 3927 State Hwy 56, South Colton, NY on Saturday, June 11th at 7:00 PM.

󾠔Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard returns to Seth's Pub on Thursday, June 16 at 9 PM. Shawn will be joined by Felder on percussion. Seth's Pub is located at 558 State Street, Watertown, NY.

󾠀PRIVATE EVENT: Friday, June 17

󾠚Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band will be performing at the Better Farm Festival on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm. Better Farm Festival 2016 features live music, betterArts gallery pavilion, farm tours, vendors, pony rides, farm-to-table concessions and a live DJ booth presented by Better Radio. Bouncy house all day! Bonfire starts at sunset! $10 for day pass, $20 includes camping. Better Farm Festival is located at 31060 Cottage Hill Road, Redwood, NY.

󾠔Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard RETURNS to the Bucanneer Lounge, 4 West Main Street, Canton, NY on Friday, June 24th. Sip a cocktail and enjoy some live music and food on the Grasse River. Shenanigans start at 8 pm. Bring your dancing shoes and make sure you tip your mixologist.

󾠀Stop down to Seth's Pub, Watertown, NY on Saturday, June 25th at 10 PM for live acoustic music by Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band. Seth's Pub is located at 558 State Street, Watertown, NY.

󾠚 PRIVATE EVENT: Friday, July 1st

󾠔KICK OFF your Independence Day Celebration at Bella-Brooke Vineyard, Hammond, NY on Saturday, July 2 from 7 pm-10 pm with Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band. Bella-Brooke is located at 2989 County Route 6, Hammond, NY.

󾠚 Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard RETURNS to Between The Buns on Friday, July 15 from 7:30 PM-10:30 PM. BTB is located at 6 Elm Street, Potsdam, NY. While there try some delicious food from their new menu.

󾠔 Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard RETURNS to the Bucanneer Lounge, 4 West Main Street, Canton, NY on Friday, July 22nd. Sip a cocktail and enjoy some live music and food on the Grasse River. Shenanigans start at 8 pm. Bring your dancing shoes and make sure you tip your mixologist.

󾠚 PRIVATE EVENT: Saturday, July 23rd

󾠀Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band will be making their DEBUT at the Timber Tavern, 2024 State Hwy 72, Potsdam, NY, on Saturday, July 30th at 9 PM.

󾠚 Join Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band on Friday, August 12 when they perform at the LIVESTOCK Music Festival, 352 Keystone Road, Lisbon, NY at 8 PM. The weekend includes live music, camping, free parking, vendors, and food.

󾠀 Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band RETURNS to The Club on Saturday, August 27th. Come out, grab some food and a brew while relaxing with some live entertainment starting at 9 PM. The Club is located at 10 West Orvis Street, Massena, NY.

󾠔Join Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band when they RETURN to Bella-Brooke Vineyard, Hammond, NY, on Saturday, September 3 from 7 pm-10 pm. Bella-Brooke is located at 2989 County Route 6, Hammond, NY.

󾠀 Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band perform at Potsdam VFW Annual Pig Roast on Saturday, September 17th. More information TBA.

NEW SWAG

We just got a shipment of custom koozies and guitar picks for our fans. Come check out a show and get yourself some new swag. Thanks to all the fans for their continued support. Without you, there would be no local music scene. Much Love!

Upcoming Shows: Thanks for supporting local music and local businesses.

󾠀Stop down to SIPS in Ogdensburg, NY, 17 Commerce Street, on Saturday, May 21st at 7 pmwhen Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band make their debut.

󾠔Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard makes his West Carthage debut at The Rooted Drifter Bar and Grille on Thursday, May 26th at 7 pm. Stop by for some live acoustic music and $0.50 wings with a bucket. The Rooted Drifter Bar and Grille is located at 19 Bridge Street.

󾠚Join Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard when he returns to the Bucanneer Lounge, 4 West Main Street, Canton,NY on Friday, May 27th. Sip a cocktail and enjoy some live music and food on the Grasse River. Shenanigans start at 8 pm. Bring your dancing shoes and make sure you tip your mixologist.

󾠀Join Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard on Thursday, June 2nd when he makes his debut at Seth's Pub, 558 State Street, Watertown, NY. Live music starts at 9 PM.

Upcoming Shows Near You!

Thanks to all the fans for their continued support. It's great to see so many people out supporting local music and local businesses. It is definitely an honor to see people dancing and singing to our original music as well. Thanks so much!

We have many gigs booked thus far and more on the way. Hope to see you all at our next show. Introduce yourself to the band, sing a song with us, get a picture, or grab one of our koozies. We definitely love to interact with our fans. See you soon!

Join Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard on Saturday, May 14 at 9 PM when he returns to Maggie's On The River in Watertown, NY. The last time there was a FULL house. Let's do it again. Spread the word.

Stop down to SIPS in Ogdensburg, NY, 17 Commerce Street, on Saturday, May 21st at 7 pm when Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band make their debut.

Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard makes his West Carthage debut at The Rooted Drifter Bar and Grille on Thursday, May 26th at 7 pm. Stop by for some live acoustic music and $0.50 wings with a bucket. The Rooted Drifter Bar and Grille is located at 19 Bridge Street.

Join Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard when he returns to the Buccanneer Lounge, 4 West Main Street, Canton, NY on Friday, May 27th. Sip a cocktail and enjoy some live music and food on the Grasse River. Shenanigans start at 8 pm. Bring your dancing shoes and make sure you tip your mixologist.

Join Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard on Thursday, June 2nd when he makes his debut at Seth's Pub, 558 State Street, Watertown, NY. Live music starts at 9 PM.

Stop by the Raquette River Pub, 102 Main Street, Colton, NY on Saturday, June 4 for wings, pints, and live music by Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band. Shenanigans start at 8 PM.

Enjoy dinner and a drink with Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard when he makes his debut at Robideau's Mahogany Ridge Bar and Grill on Saturday, June 11th at 7:00 PM.

Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard returns to Seth's Pub on Thursday, June 16 at 9 PM. Shawn will be joined by Felder on percussion. Stop by, grab a drink, and listen to 3 hours of acoustic music.

Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band will be performing at the Better Farm Festival on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm. Better Farm Festival 2016 features live music, betterArts gallery pavilion, farm tours, vendors, pony rides, farm-to-table concessions and a live DJ booth presented by Better Radio. Bouncy house all day! Bonfire starts at sunset! $10 for day pass, $20 includes camping.

Stop down to Seth's Pub on Saturday, June 25th at 10 PM for live acoustic music by Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band. Seth's Pub is located at 558 State Street, Watertown, NY.

Join Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band as they KICK OFF your Independence Day Celebration at Bella-Brooke Vineyard on Saturday, July 2 from 7 pm-10 pm.

Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band will be making their debut at the Timber Tavern on Saturday, July 30th at 9 PM. Stop by for a drink and some food while being entertained by some great music. The Timber Tavern is located at 2024 State Hwy 72, Potsdam, NY.

Join Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band on Friday, August 12 when they perform at the LIVESTOCK Music Festival, 352 Keystone Road, Lisbon, NY at 8 PM. The weekend includes live music, camping, free parking, vendors, and food.

Join Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band for 3 hours of acoustic music when they return to The Club on Saturday, August 27th. Come out, grab some food and a brew while relaxing with some live entertainment starting at 9 PM.

Join Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band when they return to Bella-Brooke Vineyard on Saturday, September 3 from 7 pm-10 pm. Stop by for some wine to quench your thirst and music to soothe your soul.

Love to all the fans!

Thanks to all the fans for their continued support. Without you there would be no local music.

Currently on the Reverbnation charts, Shawn Stoddard is ranked #1 Local, #1 Regional, #118 National, and #182 Global.

TONIGHT stop down to the St. Lawrence Brewing Company for live music and cold brews starting at 7 pm.

Next Friday is Between the Buns at 7:30. Bring your dancing shoes for both events.

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Much Love and Keep Rocking!

READY FOR 2016

Happy New Year to all the fans and thank you for the continued support. Without you, there would be no local music. Looking forward to bringing in the New Year tonight at Bella-Brooke Vineyard. Thank you for supporting local music and business. See you in 2016.

UPCOMING SHOWS:

* Tonight: Thursday, Dec 31--Celebrate the New Year with Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band at Bella-Brooke Vineyard in Hammond, NY at 8 PM.

*Saturday, Jan 30--Join Shawn Stoddard from 9 PM-Midnight for some live music at Maggies on the River in Watertown, NY. Make sure to bring your dancing shoes.

*Friday, Feb 12--Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band will be performing at the Chippewa Bay Fish & Game Club in Hammond, NY for their Annual Ice Derby Registration Party on February 12th. Pre-Registration is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Live music starts at 8 pm. This event is open to the public.

*Friday, March 4--Join Shawn Stoddard for some live music and great food at Between The Buns in Potsdam, NY on March 4 from 7:30 PM-10:30 PM.

Hoping to see some NEW and FAMILIAR faces at these shows. Keep Rocking!

New Show Dates:

If you are in upstate New York, make sure to check out Shawn Stoddard (solo) or Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band.

Friday, September 24 @ 9 PM (Full Band) The Coach Tavern, Norfolk, NY

Saturday, September 25 @ 9 PM (Full Band) Doug's Tavern, Heuvelton, NY

Friday, October 2 @ 8 PM (Solo) Doug's Tavern, Heuvelton, NY

Friday, October 9 @ 8PM (Solo) Doug's Tavern, Heuvelton, NY

Friday, October 9 @ 8PM (Solo) Doug's Tavern, Heuvelton, NY

Friday, October 16 @ 8PM (Solo) Doug's Tavern, Heuvelton, NY

Saturday, October 17 @ 1 PM (Full Band) Jamboree for Brian Pelletier American Legion Post 74 Potsdam, NY $5.00 Donation

Friday, October 30 @ 9 PM (Full Band) Halloween Bash Prizes for Best Costumes. Doug's Tavern Heuvelton, NY

Friday, November 20 @ 9 PM (Full Band) Doug's Tavern Heuvelton, NY

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Bookings: (315) 323-1058

Shawn Stoddard Signature Guitar

Hughes Custom Shop (cHs) just recently finished making the Shawn Stoddard Deluxe Series Signature Guitar. "This guitar is a very rare thin line Strat style," said owner Robert Hughes. "It has an Alder back with a flame maple cap and was done in Ocean Breeze. It also has an SSH pickup configuration." Pictures of the Shawn Stoddard Signature Guitar will be uploaded soon. In the meantime visit Hughes Custom Shop on Facebook.

Stoddard's Interview on 95.3 The Wolf

Singer-Songwriter Shawn D. Stoddard joined Wolfman Ray Live In the Den on 95.3 The Wolf on June 25, 2014. Shawn performed two songs live "Further Down That Road" and an exclusive song "Alright" for the Friends of the Den. Shawn also talked about being a judge at the Country Showdown. In August 2014, 95.3 The Wolf (100.1 Lowville) starting airing the song "Further Down That Road' on their morning show. This is the second song by Shawn Stoddard that 95.3 The Wolf has aired as part of their morning show rotation. The first song was 'Feels Like Love" which started airing on 95.3 the Wolf in March 2013. Take a listen! http://youtu.be/FWHh8T6DAFg

New video "So Long" uploaded

Check out the newest song "So Long" featuring the talented Lacey Peets on vocals! http://youtu.be/fAAO3pBYSLM

Happy Holidays

Know somebody who loves Alternative/ Country Grunge/ Pop Rock music? Here is a great holiday gift idea that serves a dual purpose. Anytime you purchase a song from Singer-Songwriter Shawn Stoddard, you simultaneously give to charity. Newest songs released in 2014, Til Death with backing vocals by Leo Petrie and Alright, as well as songs from Stoddard Live (released 8/4/13) and the debut EP Further Down that Road (released 2/15/13) are available for download now with 50% of the proceeds to benefit Love Hope Strength and 50% of the proceeds to benefit The Fender Music Foundation. Give the gift of music to somebody today. Go to www.reverbnation.com/shawnstoddard Click the buy link of the song that you would like to purchase. Add all the songs you would like to purchase to your cart and proceed to check out. Once the purchase has been completed, money will automatically be split between Shawn Stoddard’s two charities. It is that easy! This is the ideal holiday gift that keeps on giving even after you have spoiled the music connoisseur in your life! Support local music while giving to charity. Happy Holidays and Keep Rocking!