Shawn Scheller has had the privilege of performing for the following events, venues and organizations: 

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A musical journey nearly a decade and half in the making. Featuring current (and future) music, news & merchandise from my new solo career as well as all the best from my band Save The Radio and my new bands: Shawn Scheller & The Contenders and DeltaGhost.  I will try my hardest to keep you up to date on all my life events: The good, the bad, the amazing and the unexplained. We'll keep it all right here, scars and all, for you enjoy and take part in with me. It's my name but it's your music. A soundtrack for our lives and the paths that we cross each other on. Let's go create the sound of life.




Shawn Scheller live on WMNF 88.5fm Thursday 8am 

Hey friends,

   Please tune into Randy Wind (Wynne) on WMNF88.5 Community Radio “Morning Show” Thursday morning and hear music from Matt Burke, Kristopher James, Rebekah Pulley and  Shevonne Philidor - all performing next Friday in WMNF presents "Songs from The Attic". Also playing artists coming this weekend:  The Moody Blues (Ruth Eckerd Hall),  Fred Eaglesmith plus The Hummingbirds (I love this band!!)  (State Theater), Owl Stretching/Jason Bieler (The Attic) and Dionne Warwick (the Villages!); and sets about the art of songwriting with yours truly, Shawn Scheller, desperate love and so much more! If time allows, I will perform a new song or 2 live in Studio and i’ll also have a pair of tickets to give away to my show supporting Jason Bieler at The attic-Ybor Friday night. If you’d like to purchase tickets to the show, click the link here: Jason Bieler (Saigon Kick) w/ special guest Shawn Scheller at The Attic - Ybor or listen and win at 8am Thursday here: Listen live to WMNF 88.5fm Community Radio






Jason Bieler of Saigon Kick w/ guest Shawn Scheller 1.12.18 The Attic-Tampa   Podcast

Hey friends, 

    So excited to have another opportunity to perform with my friend/mentor/producer and future minor league hockey star Jason Bieler (of Saigon Kick, Owl Stretching). It is a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with us in the gorgeous and intimate setting known as The Attic at Rock Brothers Brewing (link here) https://www.facebook.com/theatticyborcity/. Co-Operator &  founder Kevin Lilly(see link) https://www.facebook.com/kevinlilly and his staff have made this venue the mecca in Tampa for live intimate national shows and their line of Rock Brothers specialty brews and ales and second to none. (Try 311 Amber Ale). Jason enjoyed his first experience at The Attic so much that he had turned it into a live album release (listen & purchase here): https://jasonbieler.bandcamp.com/album/jason-bieler-live-at-the-attic-ybor-city  I had the pleasure of performing at The Attic back in November as support for Sister Hazel for a one-off Save The Radio unplugged reunion gig and it was a great experience. Excellent sound in a classic Ybor City brick and oak environment, so I'm looking forward to returning a being a part of Jason's night of unplugged storytelling, hits, covers and nefarious entanglement. I hope to see you all at this very special show. Please click the link below for tickets while their still available. Jason Bieler Live at The Attic-Ybor w/ guest Shawn Scheller




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Shawn Scheller & Contenders added to Seminole Hard Rock Live Calendar for 2018  

I'm pleased and excited to announce that Shawn Scheller & The Contenders will be a part of the 2018 line-up of live acts performing this year at Council Oak, Lobby Bar and the Main Stage at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.  We look forward to the opportunity of entertaining the fine patrons, Casino-members, visiting guests and staff alike. The Seminole Hard Rock venue is both an icon and institution here in Tampa Bay and selects only the best of the best in the Florida entertainment industry to be performers for their clientele. Scott Lockhart, The Contenders and myself will do our best to continue that tradition of providing top-notch live performance. My thanks to Tom White, Skipper's Smokehouse Talent Agency and Lauren Pickel at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino for giving us this great opportunity. Happy New Year and see ya at the Hard Rock!! 


1/11/18       The Contenders Duo at Council Oak Steakhouse   6-10pm     

1/25/18       The Contenders Duo at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lobby Bar  5-9pm

2/1/18         The Contenders Duo at Council Oak Steakhouse   6-10pm 

2/15/18       The Contenders Duo at Council Oak Steakhouse   6-10pm

2/23/18       Shawn Scheller & The Contenders at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Main Stage 9pm-1am 



My Year in Review 2017: Best of  

Hey everyone, 

     I hope you're all enjoying a wonderful Christmas season. It was such a hectic year that I didn't get a chance to check in with you guys nearly enough. I am making it one of my new year's resolutions to make sure that I take the time to check in an see how you are all doing while also improving my communication skills to let you know what I've been up to. I'm sure many great opportunities were missed due to my hectic schedule, therefore, I'd like to take the time to give shout-outs to some of the people and events that made 2017 a memorable year for me. I hope that given the nature of this past year which was, at times, tumultuous to say the least, that you and yours close to you were able to arrive at this point healthy and happy. We lost many greats this past year, making it now 2 years of consecutive heartache in the departure of my many musical heroes. Godspeed to Tom Petty, Chris Cornell, Fats Domino, Greg Allman, Chester Bennington, Malcolm Young, Walter Becker, Della Reese,Wayne Cochran, Mel Tillis, Charles Brantley, David Cassidy and many more. You will all be missed....  



     One of my career highlights as well as 2017 highlights came just recently in getting a chance to participate with a little group of musician friends called "Rock n Soul Breakfast Club". The idea is to meet a few times a year for breakfast and just chat about the current state of affairs both socially and in the music business or just about whatever and in addition see what things we can use our talents for to improve our local communities. The club was founded by the amazing Greg Billings, a great human being, musician, songwriter and organizer, who's spirit and enthusiasm can light up all of Tampa Bay. At a recent charity event at The Whistle Stop in Safety Harbor, we split into 7 groups of three (most of us which had never performed with each other before) and performed three songs per group. A song of choice, a song by an artist lost recently and a Christmas song. I was blessed and honored to be teamed up with the very talented Janelle Sadler and Robin Swenson. They were truly fantastic to work with and it was great fun. Janelle came to the table with a terrific version of 'Fly like an eagle' by Steve Miller. Lyrically, that choice was a perfect fit, matching not only the social tone of our charity, which was providing shoes for the local homeless or in-need and raising money for the Jennifer Nolletti Arts Foundation, but it also mirrored the current state of affairs in the world. I thought it was a great choice. Next, I backed up Janelle and Robin on a jazzy, swingin' version of 'Baby it's cold outside' which was an outstanding crowd-pleaser. Finally, for my contribution which kicked off the set, a Chris Cornell composed song called 'Say hello 2 Heaven' as originally perfromed by Chris with 'Temple of the Dog' TOTD's one and only self-titled album is recommended listening by the way if you've never heard it. All said, we managed to raise $1500 for the Jen Nolletti Foundation well as provided countless bins of new and gently used sneakers to the Refuge in Clearwater. It was good vibes all around and I just wanted to take a moment to recognize all that were involved in making that December night a special one. Here's to the 'Rock n Soul Breakfast Club' and all it's members. 


Save The Radio reunite for Unplugged Shows   Podcast

Shawn Scheller & Mike MacKewice reunite for a series of shows kicking off with a performance at Toasted Monkey on St. Pete Beach performing a mix of covers and original songs from the Save The Radio catalog. The show will take place October 21, 2017 at 1pm - 5pm and will be followed by performances at Rock Brothers Brewing on November 2 opening for Ken & Drew of Sister Hazel and November 9th at Ruth Eckerd Hall providing local support for Buckingham/McVie (of Fleetwood Mac). 


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Shawn Scheller & The Contenders set to perform at Florida State Fair 2017 

Shawn Scheller & The Contenders are set to perform a catchy and unique blend of Motown & Stax era soul, sax-driven yacht rock, retro 80's dance favorites and original songs from both Shawn Scheller's solo catalog and his band Save The Radio on Friday February 17, 2017 on the Sleep Number Stage at the Florida State Fair 2017. Scheller's vintage revival rock style will be on display beginning at 7 pm and featuring the Contenders line-up of (main co-pilot)  Scott Lockhart on bass, keyboards and vocals, Ken Eldridge on sax and percussion, Save The Radio alumni G.Gerald Pilkey on drums and newest addition Sarah Huff on lead and harmony vocals. 

Save The Radio returns to perform at AT&T Playoff Playlist 

1.7.17 Save The Radio shared the stage with Rachel Patten, Cold War Kids and Flo Rida for the second of the 3 nights of AT&T's Playoff Playlist Live! which also featured performances by Usher, Gavin DeGraw, Eric Paisley and others on 1.6 & 1.9.17 leading up to the National Championship Game featuring Alabama vs. Clemson at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fl. on 1.10.17        


FMF 2016  

Shawn Scheller has been chosen for FMF(Florida Music Festival)'s 2016 Line-Up. He will be performing brand new material as well as songs from Save The Radio's catalog. He will be joined by The Contenders' Scott Lockhart on percussion, keyboards and additional instruments. Shawn will be performing on the Magnolia Stage at 9:30pm on Friday April 22, 2016 in Downtown Orlando, Florida. For more info on FMF2016 simply click the link hereFMF2016 

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