Ian hosts an exuberant party, playing in the New Year with a set of appropriately festive songs. Expect his own radical reworkings of standards, choice cuts from the Joni Mitchell songbook and his own witty and sometimes touching originals. Monday 31st December at Vortex Jazz Club, London N16 8AZ.
Ian's week-long run returns to PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho). Eleven shows over seven days. Guests including Sara Dowling, Gwyneth Herbert, Krystle Warren, Jo Caulfield, Earl Okin and Tom Smith’s Queertet. Monday 21st to Sunday 27th January.
Details and tickets at:
The brand new video for the title track from the album, written by Tanita Tikaram and Ian Shaw.
Directed by fifteen year old Freddie Osman-Dal, this is a world of friendship, fun and solidarity, echoing the spirit of equality, joy and positivity in Tikaram and Shaw's music and words.
A celebration of seasonal music from the Great American Songbook. Ian joins Mads Mathias at PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho) in “A Mads Mathias Christmas”. Lunchtime, Thursday 13th December. Doors at 12 noon.
Tickets at www.pizzaexpresslive.com
“Charismatic singer and human rights activist Ian Shaw has a commitment to showing us the personal in the political. His concert Shine Sister Shine made us lock eyes on serious issues of female and refugee experience with grace and clarity of purpose…
American standards, show songs and new takes on the pop and soul canon. Expect wit, mischief and rousing singalongs. Saturday 8th December at Purcell Room, Southbank Centre.
Tickets at: www.southbankcentre.co.uk
At the 14th annual Parliamentary Jazz Awards, held on Tuesday 16th October at PizzaExpress Live Holborn, Ian won for Jazz Vocalist of the Year. The award was presented to him by Elaine Delmar.
Three gigs coming up in October and November.
Thursday 18th October, Jazz & the City, Salzburg
Thursday 25th October, Celebrate Voice, Salisbury
Tuesday 13th November, Cambridge Jazz Festival
Remembering comedian and broadcaster Linda Smith. Ian joins a star line-up including Ruby Wax, Jo Caulfield, Mark Steel and Arthur Smith. All proceeds to Target Ovarian Cancer. Monday 8th October at Cambridge Theatre, Covent Garden.
Tickets at: www.targetovariancancer.org.uk
The Citizens of the World Choir joins Ian and band for this special Festival date. Kings Place, Saturday 24th November.
Ian plays from Shine Sister Shine – four shows across Friday 14th and Saturday 15th September.
Tickets at www.ronniescotts.co.uk
Love, Fame and Happiness: When Joni Met Bowie. 9.15pm, Saturday 18th August, Crazy Coqs, Piccadilly, London.
Tickets at www.brasseriezedel.com
A fundraiser solo show in aid of Side by Side with Refugees, 6pm, Friday 10th August at St Mary's Church.
Tickets at breconjazz.org
Ian plays the JazzLeeds Festival as part of the Shine Sister Shine tour. Sunday 22nd July at Leeds College of Music.
Tickets at www.ticketsource.co.uk
Three performances at PizzaExpress Live this month. Thursday 19th at Soho, Friday 20th at Maidstone, Saturday 21st at Birmingham. All shows start 8.30pm.
Tickets at www.pizzaexpresslive.com
Ian talks to Stephen Foster about jazz, his new album and Jeanette Winterson.
Ian presents an evening for Pride 2018 with Tom Smith's Queertet + Laura Jurd and very special guests Julian Clary (1st show) and Sharon D. Clarke (2nd show). Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, Saturday 7th July.
Jazz.FM91 Presents: Our President's Choice Concert Series with Ian Shaw. Wednesday 30th May at Hugh's Room Live, Dundas Street West, Toronto.
Tickets at hughsroomlive.com
Ian plays the Glasgow Jazz Festival as part of his Shine Sister Shine Tour. Thursday 21st June at The Blue Arrow, Sauchiehall Street.
Tickets at www.universe.com
Ian returns to Crazy Coqs with his solo show performing songs by his favourite singer-songwriters. Sunday 22nd April, 9.15pm.
Exciting news about the Shine Sister Shine tour dates coming soon. Watch this space.
Ian's eagerly-anticipated return to the Vortex Jazz Club with songs from his new album Shine Sister Shine. Saturday 31st March, 8pm.
Tickets at www.vortexjazz.co.uk.
Ian plays the Southport Jazz Festival. Gala Dinner, Royal Clifton Hotel, 3rd February, 6pm. Preceded by a vocal workshop, 2.00-4.30pm.
“…the album demonstrates Shaw's range as vocalist and as songwriter. He is a fabulous singer whatever the musical genre, equally at home with jazz, pop or soul. He is a good pianist too…”