I closed my eyes and wondered if I could do something to change to world what would it be? I dreamed about how can I change the world through music. What would our world look like if we all focused on this in our own ways? Well, this month I’m making that dream a reality. … More Dream in Kindness Tour
9 songs, 29 minutes of stories from my life. Hear SHELITA here. Album Credits: Produced by Bellringer *Libations! co-produced by Rajon Brooks and Shelita Burke Songs written by Shelita Burke and Marcus Lee Bell *Libations! co-written by Rajon Brooks **Special! co-written by Nick Halkes Mastered by Chris Athens Executive produced by Michael Drexler and Shelita … More New album SHELITA out now!
A lot of amazing things are happening right now. I’m performing an official showcase at SXSW in Austin, Texas on March 12th at the Iron Bear. For more information go here. I launched my new single Religion! Check it out here. Next Show in Los Angeles: Genghis Cohen March 23rd, 2019 Tickets. Recent Press: “Sweet … More Shelita @ SXSW 2019
While some artists view their careers with a sort of “If you build it, they will come” mentality, pop singer-songwriter Shelita Burke definitely doesn’t. As a data scientist and cryptologist, she has a very deliberate, almost scientific approach to reaching fans. And she likens releasing and promoting her music to running a small business………read more below…… https://www.forbes.com/sites/emilyblake1/2017/10/20/shelita-burke-pop-music-data-science-blockchain/#7e3613839f24
The Special EP has been downloaded more than 200,000 times, streamed more than 20 million times, reached #10 on Billboard’s Heatseekers chart (Pacific) and #24 on Billboard’s Heatseekers chart (Main). The Special Ep is a five song EP: Special There Drive Photographs Penetrate Hear it on Soundcloud: Special EP – Shelita Burke by Shelita Burke | … More Special EP hit #10 on Billboard!!
I released the Penetrate Part 2 single and within hours of the release the song started trending and it is now #1 on Hypemachine. Special thanks to all the fans for playing and sharing the song. 💖❤️ When you have time on a desktop computer please continue to vote for this song by pressing the … More I’m #1 on Hypemachine!!!
Shelita Burke – “Penetrate (Part 2)” (single premiere) on The Revue From the Revue: “Shelita Burke is an indie music DIY success story. Instead of waiting for a major label to sign her or for Pitchfork and NME to share her songs to the global community, she took her music directly to the people. With … More Shelita Burke – “Penetrate (Part 2)” (single premiere) on The Revue
I’m excited to announce that I made Number 14 on Billboard’s Next Big Sound charts. Thank you so much for supporting the new hit single Penetrate. Let’s talk on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ShelitaBurke
My new single Belong hit 1 million plays on Spotify! I hit platinum streams! Thank you so much for all your continued support. #Belong http://smarturl.it/Belong2Shelita
Thank you to all my fans who are supporting me, I’m excited to announce that my new hit single Belong just hit viral status with 50,000 plays on Spotify in just a couple of weeks of its release. Wow!!! http://smarturl.it/Belong2Shelita
I closed my eyes and wondered if I could do something to change to world what would it be? I dreamed about how can I change the world through music. What would our world look like if we all focused on this in our own ways? Well, this month I’m making that dream a reality. … More Dream in Kindness Tour 2016
The “Austin 100,” NPR Music’s annual SXSW playlist, is here! And Shelita Burke made the cut! Come check her out at SXSW. Shelita Burke will perform at the Music Gorilla’s Stage Wednesday 3/16 at 12 noon. Shelita Burke will also perform at several other SXSW events. See more here!
Shelita Burke’s Live Radio interview and performance on Business Rockstars with Scott Page from Pink Floyd with air today at 2:15PM PST. Watch it live! http://businessrockstars.com/watch/watchlive/ For more info go here: http://businessrockstars.com
Check out my review in Indie Minded: Transfixed opens with its title track and from the first note, listeners will know they have stumbled upon something special. With melodic guitar strumming and a mystical romanticism to the vocals, “Transfixed” takes a satirical look at society’s dependence on “smart” devices ultimately comparing real life intelligence to … More Featured in Indie Minded
Tune in on KEXP @ 12:00am PST (Midnight) to hear me perform live for an entire hour on the show Sonarchy! Turn your radio dial to 90.3 FM or stream it online at KEXP.org. Special thanks to host Doug Haire at Jack Straw Studios. Accompanied by: Jonny Cole : Bass Abraham Neuwelt : Percussion Jeffrey Davies: Guitar … More Tonight! KEXP for a full hour!
I’m excited to announce my East Coast Tour dates promoting the release of my new EP “Transfixed”. Here is the title track: https://soundcloud.com/shelitaburke/transfixed East Coast Tour Dates: Jan 14th- Santa Rosa Beach, Florida Jan 18th- Santa Rosa Beach, Florida Jan 20 – Boston Jan 23 – Boston Feb 4th- New York City Feb 6th- Brooklyn Feb 7th … More East Coast Tour 2016
I won the Best New Release on Indie Music for the EP Transfixed!!! Check out the review here :http://indiemusic.co/2015/11/28/shelita-burke-transfixed/
I will be playing on Tossed Salad with Phil Andrus today November 20th on 91.9 KPTZ FM @ 12:30pm PST. Stream the radio live at https://kptz.org/listen/ Latter in the evening I will performing at the Cellar Door in Port Townsend at 8pm PST. Jeffrey Davies will be opening the evening for us. My CD “Transfixed” here: http://amzn.com/B017WU8MJ6 Also, I am now … More KPTZ 91.9 FM @ 12:30pm today Show: Cellar Door @ 8pm
I’ll be on 90.3 Near FM radio on the Roots Highway show in Ireland tune on Nov 14th. I will be on after 5:00pm Ireland time. Go to the website at near.ie to hear it live!
Iceland Airwaves Festival concert dates. Thanks to Stúdíó Hljómur for sponsoring us. More info: icelandairwaves.is
Shelita Burke – ‘Transfixed’ EP Read the full review here: http://skopemag.com/2015/11/09/shelita-burke-transfixed-ep Buy the Transfixed EP: physical CD here. Buy the Transfixed EP: digital here. Shelita Burke has put together a wonderful, mystical set of rhythms and melodies on her latest EP, Transfixed. Right from the drop as it opens – this lady stole my heartwith an absolutely … More EP Review on Skope magazine
Thank you so much for such a wonderful show last night! We had a packed house and sold out of all our CDs. That’s it, no more physical copies of the secret CD! Please sign up to my newsletter at the bottom of the page to find out when my next CD will be available … More Sold out secret Cds! They invited me back! Oct 28th @ Abracadabar Bar
Tomorrow I’m playing at the l’Abracadabar Bar in Paris at 8pm. Jonny Cole will be accompanying on bass. Special guest Lucille Blues Trio will be joining us! http://www.abracadabar.fr/ If you didn’t already follow me on youtube, you should know that great things are in the works for November! https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=ShelitaBurke
I’ll be on 90.3 Near FM radio in Ireland tune in! I will be on at 5:20pm Ireland time. Go to the website at near.ie to hear it live!
September 20th, Shelita Burke will be opening for Peter Bruntnell at Dublin’s legendary venue, Whelans.
Shelita Burke is performing at the Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle this Thursday (tomorrow), Sept 3rd during happy hour, 5-7pm. Come and show your support! After the show she is playing another show at Tim’s Tavern with Christian Wolff in Greenwood at 9pm.
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR SUPPORTING US, SEE YOU AT THE SHOW! The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art show Aug 28th @ 7:30pm is now sold out online! The only way to get a ticket would be to buy a $30 (cash only) standing room ticket the day of the show, those tickets are first … More SOLD OUT! AUG 28th show
The Bainbridge Island Art Museum Show is almost sold out and I’m featured in the Newspaper, Bainbridge Island Review. Here is the story: Internationally touring indie folk jazz musician and composer Shelita Burke, a Seattle native now living in Paris, will bid farewell — for now — to the Pacific Northwest with a final local show … More Featured in the Newspaper Front Page in A&E!
As Promised, here is the teaser video clip of Shelita Burke playing live in New York City.
Shelita Burke is featured on BCB’s Podcast: Who’s On Bainbridge. Check out the Podcast here and listen to two songs. http://bestofbcb.org/who-013-indie-jazz-folk-music-performed-at-art-museum-aug-28/ BAINBRIDGE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING is a sustainable Bainbridge podcast radio station where volunteers bring you the best of Bainbridge Island.
Shelita Burke & Band Wine Region Tour Jonny Cole with his amazing Upright Bass and I are going to the wine region of Washington this weekend to plays shows and to do another photoshoot! 8/14 Secert Concert in Richland, WA 8/15 Barnard Griffin Wine Bar Richland, WA 8/16 Sharehouse Richland, WA