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Shari Puorto Band

Shari Puorto Band

Feb 24th 2018 @ Poor House Bistro

San Jose, CA
I Was There
About Shari Puorto Band
Genres:
Blues, Susan Tedeschi, Beth Hart, Bonnie Raitt, Etta James
Band Members:
shari puorto vox, frank scarpelli on bass, John DePatie on guitars, Mike Sauer on drums, Jon Greathouse on keys....and you never know who's gonna show up!

Shari Puorto

Singer/Songwriter/Performer

Endorsement: AKG/Harmon, Anvil/Calzone Cases



"Shari has always provided an honest and powerful musical experience that stri...
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Saturday, February 24th, 2018
6:00 PM
Poor House Bistro
91 S Autumn St, San Jose, CA 95110-2514
"Shari has always provided an honest and powerful musical experience that strikes at the core of what music is all about. Great energy, original material, a true group performance, and a talent that reaches off the stage to touch the audience." Joe Wagoner AKG/Harmon. Shari Puorto will captivate you as she does so at​ every performance gaining fans ​from Coast to Coast and abroad​. She is the Real Deal. From her vocal tone and natural ability to her infectious stage presence, you will wonder if your going back in time as he music and show is raw, real, and authentic. "It wasn't too much of a walk over to the First Tech Blues Stage ​(Safeway Waterfront, 2017) ​to catch Shari Puorto and her fabulous band. Puorto, is a dynamo packing a huge vocal punch combined with a high energy stage performance. There is a running debate as to whether she's more similar to Janis Joplin or Etta James. My money is on a mashup of the two. She has the stage presence of Joplin, but with vocals more similar to James.​" Scott Cunningham, Oregon Music News​ Shari, originally from Connecticut, is an award-winning Blues/Rock/Roots singer/songwriter, who has been performing professionally since early 2000. Shari has performed continuously all over California across the U.S and abroad. You would think Shari’s been doing this forever. She has the sensibility of an old soul reborn and is undeniably passionate. She possesses a deeply expressive and soulful voice; one that catches you off guard. She is a powerful and dynamic live performer who quickly and quite naturally connects with her audience. Her infectious enthusiasm overcomes you, you have no choice but to get pulled in. (She’s likely to steal your heart if you get too close!) Some Awards/Accolades: - Pre-nominated by the Grammy committee in 3 categories and up for nomination for the 59th (2017) Grammy's in the following categories: Americana: Album: MY Obsession, Song performance: "Sugar Daddy", Song written: ”Turned to Stone", - Selected as a Featured Unsigned Blues Artist on KJAZZ, 88.1FM with the Wagman, - Winner for her song 'Free' in the Americana Blues, Roots song of the year category @ the 2011 L.A. Music Awards, - Won Best Female vocalist at the 2010 South Bay Music Awards. - Nov, 2017, Shari & her band placed 2nd at the International Blues Challenge Los Angeles chapter; among other notable nominations. January, 2018, Shari & her band will release their Live Album - Live from Bogies! Stay tuned... Q2, 2018, Shari plans to release her 5th Studio album. It's gonna be a great year!
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About Shari Puorto Band
Genres:
Blues, Susan Tedeschi, Beth Hart, Bonnie Raitt, Etta James
Band Members:
shari puorto vox, frank scarpelli on bass, John DePatie on guitars, Mike Sauer on drums, Jon Greathouse on keys....and you never know who's gonna show up!

Shari Puorto

Singer/Songwriter/Performer

Endorsement: AKG/Harmon, Anvil/Calzone Cases



"Shari has always provided an honest and powerful musical experience that stri...
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Fan Live Reviews
Sam
Ventura, CA@
Hong Kong Inn
October 7th 2016
Enjoyed it very much. Had to leave before the second set but even just the first set was worth the cost of admission