"The best thing to hit the children's music market since Raffi" - Nashville Parent
"Bright, playful energy." Cookie magazine
"Suzi provides tunes you and your child can enjoy, and that carry forward with your child well beyond toddlerhood."
"Original songs are sweet and catchy expressive vocals serve the songs well."
The Lovely Mrs. Davis
"Her angelic voice entertains the audience with a musical menagerie of tunes."
New York Magazine
"The lyrics are funny and have meaning on many levels."
Suzi Shelton has been performing music for kids around her home base in New York City for the past 10 years.
Suzi rocks parents and kids alike, whether it be thousands of families at the Lincoln Center tree lighting to swarms of fans at Tribeca Film Festival or The White House Easter Egg Roll.
Suzi Shelton has been a standout among the current crop of kid-friendly musical performers since her days performing with other artists. With her angelic voice and no-sugar-added lyrics, Suzi responded to fans wanting more and more of Suzi. Kids respond to her beauty, warmth and youthful appeal while their parents appreciate Suzi's hip and catchy tunes and lyrics.
Suzi is the featured artist and host of a music-activity DVD series from Gymboree Play & Music. Suzi's music is all about combining music and movement to encourage kids to participate by using their imaginations, and they really rock out!
Suzi's two cd's and dvd have won her Kids First, Nappa, Children's Music Web, and Parent's Choice Awards.
With Suzi's career continuing its meteoric rise, look for her fresh face in a concert venue or TV screen near you soon!
Suzi Shelton - Guitar/vocals
Steve Elliot - Guitar
Matt Clohesy - bass
Rob Heath - drums
Dan Siegler - Producer
Simply Suzi (CD)
Suzi Shelton Live at Southpaw (DVD)
No Ordinary Day (CD)
available at CD Baby, Amazon and Suzi's web
Suzi's Press Reviews
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“Rock out with the whole family. Shelton regale(s) children (and even parents) with hummable, kid-fr...“Rock out with the whole family. Shelton regale(s) children (and even parents) with hummable, kid-friendly tunes.” Daily News
“When kid-centric songwriter Suzi Shelton struts her stuff, the audience doesn’t just listen – it plays along” The New York Post
" Suzi Shelton … can charm kids through a television screen as well as she appears to in live performance, and her warmth and engagement with her audience contribute greatly to her gentle pop-folk band's music." - JEREMIAH MCNICHOLS (ZRECS.BLOGSPOT.COM)
From sweet and touching songs like “Ten Thousand Kisses” to the comedic childhood struggles portrayed in “So Long Chocolate Cake” Suzi Shelton’s music is a treat for the young and young at heart! Dan Wardell / Crazy Dave's Kid Show
"Most of us have fantasized about being a rock star, but very few of us get to live the dream. Brooklyn mama Suzi Shelton is one of these rare anomalies." - NY Daily News
Calling all kids who love to rock!" - Cain Park, OH
Suzi is fantastic. I love her presence on stage and her music is delightful. She is also a pleasure to work with. Rachel Katz /The Jewish Museum, NYC
"Suzi Shelton has developed an approach to music that keeps families coming back for more." - UrbanBaby Daily (urbanbaby.com)
"A 'Kiddie Woodstock' with Suzi Shelton entertaining with music, dance, stories and more. The students love her, and so do the adults." - (PS107.org)
"Her original songs are sweet and catchy, and her expressive vocals serve the songs well." - The Lovely Mrs. Davis (http://lovelydavis.blogspot.com)
No Ordinary Day
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This singer-songwriter packs 'em in at live shows, thanks to her enthusiastic stage persona. The sam...This singer-songwriter packs 'em in at live shows, thanks to her enthusiastic stage persona. The same bright, playful energy is evident on Shelton's second CD, which covers subject matter that ranges from frivolous (bubble gum) to serious (shared custody). —Ages 2 and up
NO Ordinary Day
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Suzi Shelton's second solo CD is no ordinary effort - It's extraordinary on all counts! The best thi...Suzi Shelton's second solo CD is no ordinary effort - It's extraordinary on all counts! The best thing to hit the children's music market since Raffi, Shelton offers up a baker's dozen of delightful tunes boasting imaginative lyrics and dance-inspiring beats. The slickly produced musical backdrop hugs Shelton's vocals, and her voice is like honey."
Typically a 45 minute set or assorted original Suzi Shelton songs along with her rockin' 4 piece band. Sometimes she will have her 11 year old son and 5 year old daughter join her onstage as her backup singers otherwise known as "the gumdrops".
There are no upcoming dates at this time.