Next Weeks Featured Artist

18 year old ‘New Artist of the Year’ Maple Blues Award winner, Spencer MacKenzie, has an insightful musical expression emerging from his body, and the only explanation is an old soul residing within! He has a deep, soulful, true to the blues sound, with an electrifying twist that captivates his audience. There is no question […]

Death of a Blues Legend

Once again we have to say goodbye to a Blues Legend. Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater died of heart failure at the tender age of 83. The Chief, born Edward Harrington in 1935 in Mississippi, died in his hometown of Skokie, his label, Alligator Records, said in a statement. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel stated: “Chicago has […]

Shangrla Is Putting it’s Foot Down

Yes Shangrla is about to engage overdrive. We have formed some realistic short and long term goals for the future  and are about to open a new Patreon page. As followers of Shangrla Radio, I would like to hear your comments, ideas and feedback on our soon to be published Patreon page. You can take […]

Former Faith No More singer Chuck Mosley dies

Chuck Mosley, the original lead singer of Faith No More, has died at the age of 57. Mosley’s family released the following statement: After a long period of sobriety, Charles Henry Mosley III lost his life, on November 9th, 2017, due to the disease of addiction. We’re sharing the manner in which he passed, in […]

NO!! Stop right now!!

Geez Tom Petty! I can barely handle this! So many of the artists that have provided the soundtrack to my life are passing. He was just 2 years older than me. Well what can I say! I am completely gutted! Talking of soundtracks to life; here’s an open appeal to #John Mayall … Just don’t! […]

Chris Cornell Dead at 52!

All of us here @shangrlaradio were shocked and saddened by the tragic and untimely death of Chris Cornell, frontman for Soundgarden and Audioslave. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this very difficult time. ~Lordy

A Fond Farewell To Blues Legend B.B. King

Once again we have to say goodbye to a musical legend. B.B. King, the name synonymous with the blues, left us for greener pastures on 14th May 2015 after battling a diabetes related illness. Born Riley B. King on ….. he became known as “The Beale Street Blues Boy”, this got shortened to just “Blues […]

Ben E King: R&B legend dies at 76

Seems I’m always writing posts when someone dies! But once again we have to say goodbye to a legend. Born Benjamin Earl Nelson, he initially joined a doo-wop group called The Five Crowns, who later became The Drifters. His first solo hit was “Spanish Harlem” followed by his most famous offering “Stand by Me”. Rest […]

In Memorial to The Duck

It’s been 12 months to the day since we lost Steve Schultz .. The Duck .. Papabear.  Lets never forget our friend and all the other friends and family that each of us have lost over the years. God bless them all.

New Server Installation

Well you have probably noticed that the request line is down at the moment. This because I am once again transferring the radio to a new server I have bought specifically for nothing other than the Shangrla radio Station. This has been a long time coming. The server is a Dell Poweredge 2950 if anyone […]

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