Band of the Week: Cali Shaw

Songwriter and performer Cali Shaw is the Albuquerque Music Office's Musician of the Week for Oct. 10, 2011.

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Based in Albuquerque, Cali Shaw writes new folk music, murder ballads, shanties, and songs.

Accompanied by the wonderful Lisa Donald on cello, Dan Spanogle on upright bass, Amanda Grant backing vocals, and rotating drummers Josh English and Richard Compton; Cali Shaw performs at many local watering holes and music festivals throughout the state of New Mexico.

Shaw is currently in the studio working on a full-length solo album due out December 2011 under Penguino Records.

48 Hour Film Project

Shaw recently snagged the Best Song and Best Concept for his song "Colors" at The 48 Hour Film Project for 2011. View more information.

Wednesday Nights with Cali Shaw

Catch Cali Shaw and his band perform at 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Scalo Il Bar in Nob Hill. For more information, check out Cali Shaw's website.