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Shawn Taylor

Shawn Taylor

Singer Songwriter / Americana / Roots Shelton, CT  US
"Balance" by Shawn Taylor
"Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You."
Blackwater by Shawn Taylor
Waiting by Shawn Taylor


  • Sat

    May 7

    Clinton, CT, US | 4:00pm

    Please join me for an evening of mixed Americana, wandering roots and wine.

  • Mon

    May 9

    Cambridge, MA, US | 8:00pm

    I'll be performing 2 Brand NEW songs (3 if I make the final round) from the upcoming CD, as part of the Lizard Lounge songwriter competition. Each person plays two, and then three people make the final round until only one is left. It's always a night of great songs and performances in a LISTENING environment. Music starts at 8. I recommend getting there early. I play my two songs at 9:30 Hope to see you there...

  • Thu

    May 12

    Bethlehem, CT, US | 7:00pm

    Wandering Roots Duo with Glenn Roth. Please join us for a night of original wandering roots and mixed Americana.

  • Fri

    May 13

    New Haven, CT, US | 8:30pm

    Please join me for a night of wandering roots, mixed Americana, fine wine, comfy chairs, good luck and good company on this Friday the 13th.

  • Tue

    May 24

    New London, CT, US | 10:30am

    "Morning Mojo" on WCNI Please join me as visit my favorite morning radio show hosted by Alison Kaufman. I'll be spinning tracks form the NEW CD "Balance" as well as playing some of the songs live and talking about where they came from. This show is better than a shot of espresso in the morning! For real!! Tune in any Tuesday morning between 9 and noon and you'll hear why. I hope you'll join us!



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  • Don Aldo (Artist)
    Don Aldo
    Where's The Bottom :) :)
  • Don Aldo (Artist)
    Don Aldo
    LOVIN the video. Best wishes.
  • Paul J. Alfieri (Artist)
    Paul J. Alfieri
    Your music really stood out to me.. great sound and production... Really wonderful stuff !!!
  • Don Aldo (Artist)
    Don Aldo
    Love your music. It's great 2B a FAN. Best wishes for a mutual musical success.
  • David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion) (Artist)
    David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion)
    blackwater-- absolute killer...this delivers with a snap and crackle that insists and delivers on all levels.
  • Chavilbus (Artist)
    really good playing and songwriting, like it !


  • Shawn Taylor and Wandering Roots


Sounds Like: Ray Lamontagne, Bob Dylan, Chris Smither, Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder

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Bio: With a thumping thumb, dancing fingers, deep gritty soul stirring vocals & poetic blue collar lyrics; Taylor's songs ooze American roots. His voice has been compared to Tom Waites, Bruce Springstien, Chris Smither, Bob Dylan & Eddie Vedder. His original songs draw from country blues, rockabilly, ...See Full Bio

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“Shawn Taylor's first hand life experiences as an oysterman, carpenter, cabinet maker, homeowner, father, husband and Appalachian Trail 'Thru'-hiker are readily apparent in his songs. His keen eye, soul-drenched vocals and steadfast acoustic fingerpicking punctuates his musical canvas with a skillful, heartfelt flair reminiscent of troubadours John Prine, John Gorka and Bob Dylan. But make no mistake, Taylor is his own voice. With three albums under his belt and another on the way, Shawn Taylor is one of the finest singer-songwriters on the scene today.”

— Brian Owens, Metronome Magazine - Boston

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