Tolan Shaw has risen in the San Diego music scene as a pop/rock singer-songwriter who will stop at nothing to build a career with his original music. Both a solo acoustic troubadour and the frontman of his own band, Shaw‰Ûªs music is catchy and soulful, bluesy and melodic, funky and sincere.
After winning 1st place at the 2011 and 2013 San Diego County Fair Singer-Songwriter Contests, and 1st place at the 2012 San Diego Songwriters Guild Contest, Shaw took 8 months to travel Central and South America, writing many of the songs on his San Diego Music Award nominated debut self-titled album, released in June 2013.
In 2014, Shaw has focused heavily on songwriting and performing locally, releasing single songs and quality music videos which have gained the attention of radio and industry ears. Highlights include being involved in multiple co-writes with Jason Mraz and The Natters (co-writers of Mraz‰Ûªs hit ‰ÛÏI Won‰Ûªt Give Up‰Û�), receiving regular radio play nationally and internationally for his single ‰ÛÏEyes,‰Û� being included on the list of 91X San Diego‰Ûªs top 91 songs of 2014, and reaching #6 on the alternative radio charts in Lima, Peru. He was nominated for ‰ÛÏBest Singer-Songwriter‰Û� at the 2014 San Diego Music Awards, and had multiple songwriting placements with various TV networks, including ABC Family, TLC, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. With ‰ÛÏChin Up‰Û� EP released April 3rd, 2015, Shaw is starting an exciting year of touring and sharing new music.
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Phone: (760) 525-1641