Allison Shirk
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Allison Shirk

Vashon, Washington, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2014

Vashon, Washington, United States
Established on Jan, 2014
Band Americana Country




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Break My Heart released January 2015



Allison Shirk's honey voice will draw you in, but it's her smart songwriting that will capture you. For Allison, making music is about telling stories that connect us to each other. Her songwriting is seeping with thoughtful lyrics and sweet melodies. And if that wasn't a big enough glass of water, there is a refreshing message to her songs that subtly takes up issues of social justice through stories of small town life that resonate with a hunger for change.

Backed by a band of some of the best professional musicians in the Seattle area, Allison has touched the hearts of listeners with her energetic performance, warm smile, and sense of humor. It's clear that she is on a humble journey to share her songs and that she is about to take flight. Her band includes Joe Panzetta, guitar; Keith Lowe, bass; Todd Zimberg, drums; Daniel Walker, keys; and Country Dave Harmonson, pedal steel.

After a highly successful Kickstarter campaign that met its fundraising goal in just two weeks,  Allison recorded her debut album, an eleven-song LP titled Break My Heart at Earwig Studio. The songs that make up Break My Heart are all-stars from a decade of songwriting. The album was mastered by Ed Brooks of RFI who calls the album, "A great listen. Engaging songs and performances." The collection, rich with personal experiences and thoughtful reflection, may prove to turn the heads of music critics.

Allison is quickly growing an enthusiastic fan base from her home town of Vashon Island and Seattle and is currently ranked in the top ten of Pacific Northwest musicians for Americana music according to She is described as a young Lucinda Williams - a sweetly southern artist with an edge. Allison is currently promoting her debut album and performing regularly in Washington, California, and Texas. Allison can be reached at You can also find her at her website -;;

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