Shane Abram

Shane Abram


Shane Abram's songs are brilliantly crafted, heart-wrenchingly beautiful forays into the human experience. His lyrics have an uncanny ability to connect and sweep listeners up. His songs can cast light and beauty on some dark places as well as throw shadows on the nice places.


Shane Abram Nelken is one of the Vancouver music scene's favourite sons. He has played and recorded as a multi instrumentalist for acts like The New Pornographers, Neko Case,
Nicole Atkins, A.C.Newman, Sparrow, as well as recording and touring with his other group The Awkward Stage.
Shane has played many major festivals including SXSW several times, he has been featured on the Late Show with David Letterman w/ A.C.Newman as well as the Grand Ole Opry with Nicole Atkins.
numerous festival, t.v., and radio appearances.
He is a constantly evolving writer and instrumentalist.
For those who appreciate great honest songwriting, he is not to be missed.


w/ the awkward stage:
Heaven is for Easy Girls - Mint records 2006
Slimming Mirrors, Flattering Lights - Mint records 2008

w/ A.C.Newman
The Slow Wonder - Matador 2004