She King
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She King

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Band Pop Singer/Songwriter


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Radio Interview - BC Radio

"The Mix"

Special Featuring Shawnee
May 8 on APTN - APTN Television

"Voices Radio"

Playing Music - 106.5 fm

"Soundline Magaize"

Staff Writer

I walk into Slacks for the first time for my interview with the ever-interesting Shawnee Lynne, and I manage to bump into all the musicians playing that night. One thing that strikes me about the venue at Slacks is how accepting and supportive it is. The opening musician, Kim, tells me that she and her guitar player Bob will fill in for the regular MC. I give a giant thumbs-up when they ask how the sound balance is on the monitors. Everyone chats with anyone they want in the community atmosphere.

I wave at Shawnee as she walks in with her guitar, and she introduces herself, all sunshine and smiles. We talk a bit about her, and nearly every person comes by to chat with Shawnee before her act. (I was a bit jealous, I must admit.)

Shawnee takes the stage as the second performer, and she’s clearly a regular here at Slacks. Guitar in hand, and a lock of hair hanging in her face, Shawnee opens by strumming her guitar, and without preamble, leads into her first song of the night, “It’s Never Really Over.”

Shawnee croons it with an intensity that shows the depth of the emotional material she creates. Her songs clearly focus on her desire to express her emotions, and the song “It’s Never Really Over” is a combination of folk and rock ballad. Shawnee plays several original tunes, and she finishes up the night with “I’ve Gotta Dance,” a funky rock song that takes advantage of her ability to sing sweetly one moment and then break out toe tapping beats the next.

After her set finishes, Shawnee walks slowly off the stage with a quick thanks to the modest gathering. I could see people bobbing their heads as she played, and I find myself wishing the set was longer.

Short as it was, Shawnee has a definite way with her music, and it will be interesting to see what she does in the coming summer season, when people really begin to break out their guitars and tour their music. Certainly, she’ll gain herself a real presence over the summer if she attempts to partake in all the musical events available to the Torontonian artist.

"CP24" - CP24


Still working on that hot first release.



Shawnee She King found,felt and fell in love with music as early as 4 years old. The Mohawk singer songwriter we know as She King was born and raised in Welland Ontario, Canada. At the age of 4 the young boisterous child was diagnosed with vocal polyps that caused a severe raspy unclear voice.“They weren't sure if this would be my permanent voice but that never stopped me , I was this little kid running around getting on picnic tables singing at the top of my lungs to anyone I could get to listen” she says. The polyps naturally went away but the desire for music grew more intense. She King was now 7 and began playing instruments and writing music and lyrics of her own. “I did not take any theory at this point i just played chords on the piano and guitar and figured out what sounded beautiful to me, I became addicted” she explains. She King shortly after at the age of 11 experienced extreme tragedy with the passing of her father “It was as early as then I discovered what it was really like to feel pain and music became my diary it was then and there I learned how to be up front and honest with my writing” She King tells. A few years pass and things take a turn for She King she was discovered singing a Shania Twain song and began touring the province of Ontario as a impersonator. “ The idea of leading a place of people through a emotional journey has me hooked, I just knew this is my life”

Growing up was anything but ordinary for She King. As a teenager spending late nights and most days doing what it took to get her voice and name out there, singing in bands, performing in festivals, bars and parades all over. The 16 year old was determined, “I would walk right up to event managers and newspaper publishers with my demo cd and picture in hand and tell them I was great” She King says.

At the age of 18 She King made the next step in her musical journey with dreams for more. She packed up what money she had saved and life she had lived and headed towards the big city of Toronto to begin her music career as a artist and singer/songwriter. She King got right to work by writing music and networking, recording and collaborating as much as possible and It didn'’t take long for magic to happen. She King was discovered by her now manager and Alan Frew (Glass Tiger) she has opened for names like April Wine, Glass Tiger co written with names such as Justin Forsley, Michael Hanson, Gordon Deppe and Suzie Mcniel and is about to release her new music that is working up a huge amount of attention. She King is making serious waves with her powerhouse voice, empowering music, high energy performance and edgy personality. Check updates for She King appearances near you.