photo by Emily Christensen

“..and all of the painters, who drank their own paint / to me, they’re patron saints” 

~Shane Cooley, “21st Century”

 

Shane Cooley is a dynamic singer/songwriter with roots in folk and rock n’ roll.  He tours the United States and Europe in venues ranging from listening rooms to festivals.  Be sure to check out some of his videos and music and join Shane Cooley on Facebook.

 

“With his harmonica blowing, feet stomping and guitar shredding, Shane Cooley lit the night up and gave the audience all that we could ask for – short of setting his guitar on fire. I was blown away by his epic performance. His standing on a chair with the crowd rocking and his fist held high embodied, for me, the spirit of folk music.” ~Michael Cohen, Magazine 33

 

 

 

Northern Neck News

Concert helps Red Cross BY ABBY WALTER 9/12/12 "Among the myriad activities going on at the beginning of the school year, there is one that stands out. Inspiration Elevation, an open mic and poetry reading program that was begun last year and continued through the summer, had its first regularly scheduled event of [more]

Alternate Root Magazine

"West Land showcases Shane Cooley's dedication to the art of the song as much as it reflects his life on the road in America."   ~Danny McCloskey, Alternate Root [more]

Magazine 33

"With his harmonica blowing, feet stomping and guitar shredding, Shane Cooley lit the night up and gave the audience all that we could ask for - short of setting his guitar on fire. I was blown away by his epic performance. His standing on a chair with the crowd rocking [more]

'COME BACK' INCLUDED IN FILM

One of Shane's older tunes, "Come Back" was used in an independent film entitled "Rough Draft" by Caitlin Clements. The film also included music from Carbon Leaf and Graham Colton and it was screened at the Kimball Theatre in Williamsburg, VA, as well as at festivals in Ohio and Brooklyn, [more]

$6200 RAISED TO HELP DELTAVILLE CHURCH

Shane was able to help raise $6200 for the Zoar Baptist Church with his benefit concert. Thanks to all that came and to all that donated towards this worthy cause! As you can see, the April 2011 tornado took a "bite"out of the middle of the church leaving both ends intact [more]

IAMA BEST MALE ARTIST

Shane received 2nd place for "Best Male Artist" in the International Acoustic Music Awards. As the name suggests, it is a worldwide competition, and a very big deal. View the winners at IAMA by clicking [more]

ENEMY - NEW VIDEO!

The video version of Shane's song, "Enemy" was shot in Pisgah National Forest during Shane's visit to Asheville recently on his 2012 tour. Filmed by Jeff Adams of www.neofilm.us with Andrew Dack on violin. Audio captured on location during shoot with ZH4. Song is expected to be released on Cooley's [more]