The Shalo Lee Band is a high energy female fronted southern rock band from Minneapolis headed up by critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Shalo Lee.
Complete with four part lead vocals, screaming guitars, a killer rhythm section and major fiddle antics, the impressive talent factor has catapulted this band to headlining fairs, festivals, and private events to opening for national stars from state to state.
The scope of this band is wide, mixing equal parts original songs with electrically charged covers done their own way, with a unique mix of grit, soul and charisma.
The band has a long history of dynamic performances, and has shared the stage with numerous national recording acts including:
* Aaron Lewis
* Little Texas
* Randy Hauser
* Billy Ray Cyrus
* Charlie Daniels Band
* Eric Paslay
* Josh Thompson
* Marshall Tucker Band
* Craig Morgan
* Diamond Rio
* Billy Currington
* Sara Evans
* The Bellamy Brothers *The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band *Neal McCoy
Combining years of stage experience, rich harmonies, outstanding instrumentation, and youthful energy, The Shalo Lee Band covers a vast range of songs from contemporary country artists to that of classic southern rock legends as well as Shalo's original songs. Because of this, the band has established a loyal following through a commitment to quality, high-energy performances and undeniably rowdy fun!
* Due to the unexpected COVID-19, all shows below are considered tentative. Cancelled shows have been removed from the schedule. We will try to reschedule as many cancelled performances as possible, and will keep you updated on any changes as they happen. Thank you for your patience, and please stay well, we love and need you!
Saturday, June 19th: The Shalo Lee Band, Mainstage, Moondance Jam, Walker, MN 4:00
Saturday, June 19th: The Shalo Lee Band, Saloon Stage, Moondance Jam, Walker, MN 10:00
Thursday, June 24th: Acoustic Outdoor Show, Edinburgh Golf Course, Brooklyn Park, MN 7:00-9:30
Thursday, July 1st: Acoustic Outdoor Show with Larry Revier and Bettina Villamil, Medina Entertainment Center 6:00-9:00
Friday, July 2nd: The Shalo Lee Band, Hudson Booster Days Main Amphetheatre Stage, Riverside Park, Hudson, WI 9:00
Saturday, July 10th: The Shalo Lee Band, Pierz Freedom Fest, Pierz, MN 3:30
Friday, July 16th: The Shalo Lee Band, River Falls Days Celebration, Johnnies Bar, River Falls, WI 8:00
Thursday, July 22nd: The Shalo Lee Band, Freedom Park Amphetheatre, Shorewood, MN 6:00
Friday, July 23rd: The Shalo Lee Band, with The Bellamy Brothers, Anderson Farm Party, Alexandria, MN 5:00
Saturday, July 24th: The Shalo Lee Band with BOB 106FM and Hitchville Summerfield Amphetheatre, St. Michael, MN 5:00
Thursday, July 29th: Acoustic Outdoor Show with Larry Revier, Edinburgh Golf Course, Brooklyn Park, MN 7:00-9:30
Friday, July 30th: Private Wedding
Saturday, July 31st: Private Wedding
Saturday, August 14th - Ruckus in the Woods Festival, Barnes, WI 5:00
Thursday, August 19th: Acoustic Outdoor Show with Larry Revier, Medina Entertainment Center 6:00-9:00
Saturday, August 21st: The Shalo Lee Band Country On The Creek Festival, Waterville IA 4:30
Saturday, August 28th: The Shalo Lee Band, Hanks Bar Outdoor Celebration, Somerset, WI 8:00
Saturday, September 11th: The Shalo Lee Band, Rivertown Live Festival With Sara Evans, 6:00
Thursday, September 16th: Acoustic Outdoor Show with Larry Revier, Medina Entertainment Center 6:00-9:00
Saturday, September 18th: The Shalo Lee Band, Incredible Festival, Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Grounds, Mound MN 7:00
Friday, October 1st: The Shalo Lee Band, St. Croix Casino Danbury, Danbury WI Time TBA
Saturday, October 2nd: The Shalo Lee Band, St. Croix Casino Danbury, Danbury WI Time TBA
Friday, November 19th: The Shalo Lee Band With Blackhawk, Medina Entertainment Center, Medina, MN Time TBA
Wednesday, March 17th, The Shalo Lee Band, St Patrick's Day Celebration, Johnnie's Bar, River Falls, WI
Friday, June 3rd, Private Wedding
More Shows Being Updated Often, So Please Check Back Soon!
Singer-songwriter Shalo Lee’s debut album, Hometown Girl, is an emotional collection of stories that seamlessly blends Americana, Folk, and Country. Throughout the album, Lee weaves honest stories of life on the road, chasing dreams and relationships (some forever gone and some that still have hope).Hometown Girl opens with “Gasoline,” a relatable roots based tale about outgrowing the town you love, feeling the need to follow your dreams and hopefully finding the one who will sit beside you. A theme that continues with the bluesy title track, where Lee returns home telling of where she’s been and the dream she’s been chasing.
There’s a melancholy resignation to the demise of a relationship on “While You Let Me Go” where Lee expresses “If it hurts at all to say goodbye, well you never show it…. I can’t stand to hold on while you let me go,” while there’s hope for a true love long abandoned on the mandolin-accented “Waiting On You Now” a sentiment that carries over in the twangy, “Feel The Same” about maintaining a love for someone who hurt her, wondering if they did it all again if they would still feel the same.
“Song For A Lost Soul,” with its lovely piano interlude, deals with breaking through emotionally to a loved one and encourages staying strong through difficult times, while happiness shines on “Coming Home to You.” The album is rounded out with “21st Century Life” which starts as a piano ballad before turning into a mid-tempo song about leaving “stuff” behind and slowing down from this plugged in life to a place where your “soul is in reach” and Lee’s tender ode to her grandmother on “Gram’s Song” before concluding with a rocking, Celtic flared rendition of the Steve Earle classic, “Copperhead Road.”
Lee’s Hometown Girl introduces us to a woman who, while chasing her dreams, has experienced the ups and downs of life and love. It’s honest and touching and leaves you looking forward to hearing more.