IMG_8217 (1).jpg

News 

 

cover-photo.jpg

UPCOMING SHOWS

IMG_1298-18.jpg

WANDERSONG


Supported by:

 
taylor.png
 
 
JOELSON_TOLAN_EPAC_4838_WEB.jpg

VIDEOS

NEVER KNOWN, MUSIC VIDEO

CHANGE THE WORLD, MUSIC VIDEO

Change the world, Live video

Never met you, Live, full band

 

 Watch more videos

JOELSON_TOLANSHAW_6369_HIRES.jpg

SOCIAL Feed

INSTAGRAM

TWITTER

xx.jpg
 

ABOUT TOLAN

 

Tolan Shaw is an award-winning artist who has risen in the Southern California music scene as a pop/soul 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’s music is catchy and soulful, bluesy and melodic, poppy and sincere. It is also highly inspired by his yearn to travel and to learn about the world and its people. 

 

In the last year, Shaw won "Best Singer-Songwriter" at the 2017 San Diego Music Awards, became a Taylor Guitars official artist, wrote music with Jason Mraz, and took a 4 month journey to Southeast Asia (endorsed by Taylor and GoPro) to write music and create a travel-music video series called “Wandersong.” Having shared the stage with international acts such as Gavin Degraw, Nate Ruess, and Switchfoot, toured nationally and internationally (Canada, Mexico), and achieved success placing and licensing songs with various TV networks and music libraries, Shaw is well positioned to become a career artist and a songwriter. 

 

The rest of 2017 will bring new music and touring, gradually inspiring a broader audience with his craft, and giving back to his community.

 

The buzz alone around Tolan Shaw demands a closer look under the hood. Shaw’s a master craftsman of the simple, clear, compact little stories within each song, and there’s a lot to be said for that lost art. A singer/songwriter with a power-pop band that’s hip enough for 91X, the high soul index within Shaw’s soaring vocals sets the hook.
— Dave Good, San Diego Reader, 2015

BEST OF PRESS

Bay Area Magazine |  UT San Diego  |  San Diego Troubadour  |  University of San Diego  |  Mexican Article

Photos Available for Press

 
gramophone.jpg

CONTACT

 
Name *
Name