There Is Something
Sharis is a well-defined songstress and experienced musician who opens her heart and shares her soul at every show. A native of Philadelphia, Pa., she is a singer, songwriter, an acoustic guitarist and an energetic performer. She is a musical healer who is grace in action with her diverse vocals and driving rhythms. Her original songs explore themes of freedom, love, aspiration, and connection with others and music. Her sound spans from life's gentle songs to powerful folk-blues-funk-rock with soul-inspired vocals and a grooving edge. Sharis has played music professionally for over 16 years, performing in a wide range of locations with bands in California, Hawaii, and Colorado as well as the Delaware Valley. Four years ago, she moved from Northern California to Southern New Jersey . She brings and blends the tones of Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Francisco into her sound. Sharis is a versatile performer in how and what she plays. She is the lead singer of a Mt. Holly-based Rock/Blues/Funk band called Sharis Band, formerly Madison Hotel. She is also a member of the all-female musical performance group, Estro Genies. She performs solo at many venues that are open to her original music. Sharis regularly hosts an Open Mic at Bridgetown Pub in Mt. Holly, New Jersey on Tuesday nights, and has for the past four years. She entertains at various local venues, from coffee shops to night clubs. Sharis' cover song list is long and broad. Sharis made her first CD with Wild Reverence, an all-female rock band based in Monterey, California . This CD is available for sale on cdbaby.com. Her second CD, There is Something, was recorded in New York City and is a collection of solo folk songs. This CD is available on itunes, cdbaby.com. Sharis has just released a new solo CD this year called Live at Bridgetown Pub. Sharis is a founding member and the former president of 'DRFF'-Delaware River Folksong Fellowship. 'This song circle was a great way for musicians of all levels to meet, learn, listen, network and share music!' 'I live Life. I feel it deeply. And I sing about it. Enjoy! '-SHARIS.