Shane Palko
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Shane Palko

Newark, Delaware, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2009 | SELF

Newark, Delaware, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2009
Band Folk Alternative




"Việt Nam Góc Nhìn Của Bạn"

From a Special on Vietnam's national television channel -- "The music of Shane Palko borrows the atmosphere of American folk and brings contemporary emotion into it." - Netviet Channel

"Live Tonight, Shane Palko"

“Shane's music is very catchy and he already has 3 albums under his belt.”
- Bangkok Live

"Live Show: Shane Palko"

"There’s a sort of Eliot Smith vibe around Shane Palko’s songs. Maybe it’s the sparce music, the restrained, emotive vocals or the evocative lyrics. Whatever it is, it’s working."
- Worcester Telegram & Gazette



Released: February 15, 2014

Live From The Trocadero Theatre

Released: December 10, 2013

This is a live recording from a concert on Saturday, July 13 2013. It will be available for download on a donation basis from Noisetrade proceeds will be used to support the upcoming release of Shanes fifth studio album, Emerging. Songs written by Shane. Accompanying musicians include Ian Palko (djembe) and Stefan Wolfe (bass, vocals). Mastered by Patrick Mulrooney.

Good Times

RELEASED: dec 15, 2012

A collection of fun songs recorded by Shane and his friends over the course of one coffee-ful month, using an eight-track reel-to-reel tape machine. Many tracks feature full-band arrangement. The album was mastered by Don Grossinger.

Songs From Pretoria

 Released: dec 31, 2011

 Ten of the many songs that Shane wrote over the course of five months in Southern Africa. They tend to be introspective and reflective. Recorded at Supermagic Studios in Pennsylvania.

Going Places

Released: may 1, 2010

Acoustic songs, written by Shane between the ages of six and twenty years. Songs range from light-hearted to thought-provoking; the allure of the highway is woven throughout.

Pretty Good Songs Volume VII

Released: july 11, 2009

Shanes first official solo release. Available only by special request. There are a limited number remaining.



Shane has toured internationally. Originally from Pennsylvania, he is currently based out of Newark, DE. A summary of the recent seven-nation Emerging Tour can be seen here:

Shane is a part of the folk collective known as the Diner Club. His live performances are varied: some gigs are solo, some are with a full backing band of Diner Club members.

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