Shaka & The SoulShakers
are a high energy Americana-Roots-R&B based outfit led by New Orleans transplant and front man Shaka.
Shaka settled in southern CT after losing his
home due to the devastating floods bought on in the wake of Hurricane Katrina back in 2005.
Honesty, Energy, and Entertainment is Shaka's
motto... adding "one never knows what form of combustible spontaneity will rear it's head during a live SoulShakers
Ever the road warrior, Shaka has spent considerable time in Europe appearing on the club and festival circuit
there as well as here in the States, but is quick to point out that performing full time on the Big Easy's Bourbon Street
has certainly helped to sharpen his skills as a showman and shape him into the showman he is today, further adding... "if
you couldn't belt a carny's bark and back your ballyhoo on Bourbon you weren't worth your salt as a live performer".
In 2013 Shaka & The SoulShakers C.D. "Heard A Mighty Rumblin" was voted Best Self-Produced Blues C.D.
in the state of Connecticut.
In both 2011 & 2013 The SwampShaka Duo represented the state of Connecticut at the I.B.C.'s in Memphis,