Hailing from rural Virginia, Cooley stays busy in the Austin, TX music scene, as well as on the road touring, both solo and with his band, Shane Cooley & the Midnight Girls. He has received accolades from Billboard, The Austin Chronicle, Americana Highways, The International Acoustic Music Awards, and many more. He has shared the stage with Grammy-nominated artists Wood & Wire, as well as national acts including Wild Child, Shakey Graves, and more.
His songs have found their ways to the airwaves on TV shows such as NBC’s “The Mysteries of Laura,” and IFC’s “The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman.” Shane recently appeared on the TV show Songwriters Across Texas , and is currently being filmed for their upcoming documentary series.
He also recently published his first book of poetry, titled Porch Lion. His sights are already set on the next album, which he just finished recording with his band...
and the show goes on.
'He's one hit away from radio stardom...with a hungry confidence that may prove his hip-shaking ways will soon be making their way to bigger stages.' - Jeff Miller, Billboard Magazine
Photo credits: Bio page photo by Bob Blakely. Artistic images by Cindy Foster Sun.