WINNER: 2010 Los Angeles Music Awards, ‘Americana, Blues, Roots song of the year’ for Shari’s song, Free.
WINNER: Best Female Vocalist, Southbay Music Awards
Shari Puorto & her Band are a unique sounding band that combines Rock/Indie Blues/Roots and a whole lotta soul. They appeal to a wide audience, from 20-year-olds to 80-year-olds and all races and color.
But most importantly this band knows how to bring an audience together and allow them to feel something deep within their souls they never thought existed. You have to see them to understand.
Shari Puorto’s audience appeal is wide from 20 year olds to 80 years and all races and color. Once you see their show you will understand why people are captivated and come back for more. “We know how to bring an audience together and allow them to feel something deep within their souls they never thought exsited.” Shari says. You have to see them to really understand.
They have performed up and down the coast of California, across the U.S., and abroad (from large festivals to Blues Clubs to local hangouts). Past appearances range from, headlining at the Phuket Blues Rock Festival, Fiji Int’l Jazz/Blues Festival, Gator by the Bay in San Diego, Animas Blues Festival in New Mexico, NAMM show Anaheim, Irvine Lake Blues Festival, OC Fair (So Cal.), Lexus Jazz/Blues Festival, Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, Las Vegas Bike Fest, Long Beach Bayou Festival, King Biscuit Blues Fest (Helena Arkansas), Biscuit & Blues / San Francisco, Cafe Boogaloo/Hermosa Bch, Harvelle’s/Santa Monica, Powerhouse Pub / Folsom, CA, to name a few.
Shari & the Shari Puorto Band is currently writing (and performing) with Jimmy Vivino and Barry Goldberg. Both Jimmy and Barry will be producing Shari’s newest CD