About

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Shane Palko is an independent alternative folk musician from Pennsylvania, based out of Delaware. He has officially performed across 5 continents in over 20 countries including Austria, Australia, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Myanmar, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Singapore, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, United States, Vietnam.

He is represented by the following:
– Busoga Kingdom, Uganda, Herbert Tigateege
– Australia, Impact Events
– China, TCG Nordica

He has released seven studio albums to date. His music videos are filmed with local partners from various countries in his tour circuits. He has recorded and mixed his albums with the likes of Pat Mulrooney, Jon Elfers, and Don Grossinger, who has worked with Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, The Flaming Lips, Rage Against The Machine, etc.

Shane has been invited to preform his original music as a cultural representative to China. He has been asked to partner with Busoga Kingdom in developing musicians. The arts are an excellent median for international cultural and environmental projects.

Currently, Palko is touring internationally to perform his original music, and at the same time working with film and writing to examine and document the importance of place and the functions of music. He is planning a tour of Central and South America for Winter 2017/2018.

Pictured above, Shane and his brother Ian performing live at Ekibigiya in Uganda on December 31, 2016.