Merry Christmas, Everyone!

Fretboard Journal Feature, Seattle Mag & Last Show of 2012!

The fine folks over at Fretboard Journal invited me to swing by their offices and play a song for their awesome "12 Days of Fretboard" event. I'm honored to have been featured alongside Benjamin Gibbard and Joseph Arthur for Days 1 - 3, and rumor has it there are more badass artists yet to come! See the video below for a sneak-peek of my new song "Swift Arrows" off the forthcoming album. 

Twelve Days of Fretboard: Shelby Earl from fretboardjournal on Vimeo.

And a big thanks to Seattle Magazine for the great write-up and summary of all-things-holiday in my world! What a sweet little surprise on this grey 12.12.12. morning!

ALSO, the band and I will play our last show of the year tomorrow - Thursday, Dec. 13th at the Sunset Tavern - opening for the fabulous Lavender Diamond (from LA). Tickets and info HERE.
Lavendar Diamond with Shelby Earl (and Band!)
The Sunset Tavern
Thu, December 13, 2012
Doors: 8:00 PM (*we play at 9PM SHARP!!!)
$10.00, This show is 21+


Come celebrate a stellar 2012 with us! 

Happy Holidays! 

-- Earl

"This Christmas Is For Us" Newly Re-mastered, for Modern Times! 

My bandmates and I got together one wintery afternoon in Nov. of last year and recorded this Christmas tune I'd just written. It's about staying in Seattle for the holidays, with the community I love, for the first time in years (my mom lives in Cali, so to Cali I usually go!). We lit candles, ate home-made Christmas cookies, sipped our coffees, threw sounds on tape, and goofed off in all directions - it was a joyous day. 

We didn't have much time to get the recording out into the world before Christmas (and I had no time to get it mastered), so I've gone back and gotten it all fancied up in time for the 2012 holly-days. Now the sound quality will stand up to the rest of your digital catalog and you can spin this bad boy all season long. PLUS, it's only $1! 

Download "This Christmas Is For Us": This Christmas Is For Us (Re-mastered), by Shelby

Happy tree-trimming! 

-- Earl

Gigs4Good's "Wintersong" at the Crocodile! 

Get your scarves and sweaters on and oochie over to The Crocodile on Wed, Nov. 28th! I'm playing a a Gigs4Good/Team Up for Nonprofits event called "Wintersong," where a bunch of great local bands will play their favorite winter-themed jams. I'm cooking up a coupla fun co-llabs for the night and would love to see you there!

All proceeds from the event go to TUfNP/G4G so they can continue their great work (check them out if you aren't familliar!). The line-up also includes local fav's Ivan & Alyosha, Tea Cozies, Tom Eddy, Ben Fisher, Kevin Long, Naomi Wachira and Tony Kevin Jr.!

You can pick up your very own tickets here: 

-- Earl

Benjamin Gibbard & Me - In Apocalyptic Poster Form!

By the spectacularly talented Frida Clements... 

-- Earl