2010 WIJBF Performer Profile: Shawn Beresford

May 27, 2010

Thursday July 15, @ The Fat Cat Blues Bar, 9:00-10:00pm

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Shawn was born, raised & currently resides in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Over the last 14 years he has taken the stage with bands including Apt 401, Sweet Tooth, Mojo, The Shawn Beresford Trio & most recently, Shawn Beresford & The Soulution. With a voice that has been compared to Ray Charles & Dennis Edwards of the Tempatations, Shawn delivers soulful renditions of R&B, Soul & Motown classics, along side his original material. These days, Beresford is also spending some time fronting one of Newfoundland’s most established and respected bands; Billy & The Bruisers.

In June 2006, Shawn saw his first commercial release with Shawn Beresford & MoJo. Since it’s release, the self titled album has been been featured & showcased on various radio & TV programs; including The House Of Blues Radio Hour, The Blues Own, CBC’s The Beat, Out Of The Fog & Cool Jazz On The Coast.
Recently ( Jan 2010 ), one of Shawn’s songs ( Just You & Me ) was a Top 10 Provincial finalist in 2009 National Songwriting Competition.

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  1. […] July 15th: Shawn Beresford & the Soulution (9:00-10:00pm), Keith Hallett (10:30-12:30am) Buy […]

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