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 is a NYC based folk singer-songwriter.

a true fairy troubadour. 

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Press

"Shira is a New York based artist that shows no sign of slowing down. With a string of epic songs, heaven sent vocals and intricate playing..." -Brokelyn

"Shira is a leading name that will stop you dead in your tracks...

bold vocals and in depth music..."- Philadelphia Weekly

“Shira presents an authentic narrative of longing for places we call home, as we head toward new frontiers — a metaphor we can all relate to right now.” 

-Americana Highways

“Shira’s clear voice and heartfelt lyric— both reminiscent of Joni Mitchell— paint a vivid picture of young love at its sweetest.”

-Elmore Magazine

Music

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Media

Beautiful Release
Shira's & Mendeleyev
LIVE | Sofar Sounds NYC
Shira's music video- Am I Beautiful

Be a Disgrace 

LIVE | Sofar Sounds TLV

Earth is the Right Place for Love

LIVE | Sofar Sounds WASHINGTON DC

What's Up

4 Non Blondes Cover

LIVE | Dynamo Studios

Bio

Shira calls her sound fairy-folk; infused with her sensational ukulele stylings, her music is reminiscent of powerhouse singer-songwriters like Joni Mitchell, Sara Bareilles and Brandi Carlile . 

Born in upstate NY to Israeli parents, Shira split her time growing up between Israel and the States.

After finishing her service as a singer in the Israeli Army Band, Shira moved to NYC where she studied music and theatre at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy and The New School. 


After graduating, Shira met music producer Paul Carbonara (Blondie) as a performer in New York’s vibrant theatre community. She starred in his Off Broadway musicals Solitary Light and Evening 1910 to much critical acclaim. Shira went on to record two albums produced by Carbonara along with an ace six-piece band, including Grammy-nominated drummer Dan Pugach. 

 

The 1st one, Till the Sun Comes and the new EP, Birds of a Feather. Together they created a live folk-acoustic sound so raw you could almost hear the wooden floors creaking under their feet.

Since her song Am I Beautiful, following her friend's battle with stage 3 breast cancer, went viral Shira has been touring all over the US and Europe playing heart stopping music bringing people together in joy and healing. Shira and Carbonara are currently working on recording new songs together. 

Shira is endorsed by Kala Ukuleles.

She is a long time Vegan and a climate artivist.  

 

Recent News-

Her latest single Wait for me, was featured on ABC news.

Shira performed at MUSEXPO Creative Summit Showcase in Los Angeles.

Past performers include Katy Perry, Jessie J and the Temper Trap,

Short Bio

SHIRA is an acclaimed NYC based  fairy folk singer-songwriter and actor.

Named the "golden-voiced singer” by The New York Times

She has recorded two albums, Till the Sun Comes and the new EP, Birds of a Feather.

Her song, Am I Beautiful, inspired by her friend's battle with stage 3 breast cancer, went viral, leading to demand for performances all over the U.S. and Europe playing music that unites people in joy and healing. shiraofficial.com

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