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New Album Coming Soon

Available soon, our new full length album, "Then and Now". Thank you Eric Snyder at EAS photography for your incredible work. Thanks also, to Kevin Federico of Ty Studios and Chris Sonia from Dauntless Mastering. More details soon.

About The Band

Winner of the Independent Country Music Association's Country Band of the Year and Fans Choice Award, Winner of the New England Music Award for Country Act of the Year, The Shana Stack Band excites their audience with their high energy, high impact show. The Shana Stack Band features multi-national award winning vocalist Shana Stack, and Nashville Songwriter's Association International member, Ed Leavitt, the male vocalist and songwriter of the group.

The Group focuses on new Top 40 Country, and original music written by Ed Leavitt. One of Ed's songs, "Let it Go", has been featured in the movie Compliance which was released nationwide in the summer of 2012 by Magnolia pictures.

The Shana Stack Band has opened for such mega stars as Reba McEntire, Sugarland, Rascal Flatts, George Jones, Chuck Wicks, as well as performing before Travis Tritt on the Main Stage at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway before the Nascar Sprint Cup Race. The band has performed shows all across New England at a variety of venues including Turning Stone Casino, Tupelo Music Hall, Meadowbrook Pavilion, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Toby Keith's Bar & Grill and the Big E Fair!  In August the band will be opening for Vocal Group of the Year by the Academy of Country Music Awards, The Band Perry.

The band released their second full-length original CD, "What You See Is What You Get" summer 2012, which was nominated for Album of the Year by the Independent Country Music Association and their third album, "Every Now and Then", released in June 2013.  The band is working on a fourth album to be released in 2014.

Without a doubt, The Shana Stack Band hits the stage with one goal in mind…To engage the audience and leave them wanting more.

 

The Shana Stack Band Wins NE Music Award - Country Act of the Year


Country Act of the Year by the New England Music Awards, The Shana Stack Band,  to open for Vocal Group of the Year by the Academy of Country Music Awards, The Band Perry at the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook on Sunday, August 3, 2014.  

Use Promo Code SSBP for a chance to win a Meet & Greet with The Band Perry.  Tickets can be purchased by clicking here

Gates open at 4:00 PM and Doors open at 5:00 PM.  The Shana Stack Band takes the Magic Hat Stage at 5:00 PM and again immediately following The Band Perry's performance.



 

New England Music Award Winner - Country Act of the Year

Press Release

The Shana Stack Band wins Country Act of the Year
3rd Annual New England Music Awards

Lowell, MA, Saturday, February 22, 2014:  The New England Music Awards, located in Lowell, Massachusetts, announced today the winners of their 3rd Annual New England Music Awards - Country Act of the Year3nd Annual New England Music Awards. 

The New England Music Awards are presented every year to the musicians who call New England their home and whose dedication, spirit, and achievements over the last year have without a doubt established themselves as a contributing force to the most robust and diverse music scene in the country. The NEMA nominating committee consists of journalists from music publications, radio personalities, talent buyers, and record label execs collectively representing all six New England states.

The goal of NEMA is to celebrate and recognize some of the area’s best musical achievements. Every year NEMA will nominate over 100 artists and/or bands spanning a number of categories and genres of popular music in New England, including the coveted individual state awards which will select one band/act from each of the six states as its Best In State.

The Shana Stack Band, comprised of all New Hampshire musicians (Shana Stack, Ed Leavitt, John Sanchez, Kurt Ekstrom and Billy Moedebeck), was nominated in the Country Act of the Year category.  The New England Music Award committee received over 4,000 applications for the more than 25 categories and chose only 5 artists/groups to be represented in each category. 

At the awards ceremony Saturday evening, The Shana Stack Band was announced as this year’s Country Act of the Year for the 3rd Annual New England Music Awards.  The Shana Stack Band members were thrilled about the news.  “We couldn’t do this without all of our fans, friends and families.  We give up a lot of family-time during the year to play our music, and we thank them for allowing us this gift.”  They are appreciative of all of the support they receive during the year.  “The awards we have won over the last few years from the Country Band of the Year and the Fans Choice Award by the Independent Country Music Association to our new title as Country Act of the Year by the New England Music Awards, these mean so much to us.  It shows that the fans really approve of what we are doing.  The fans are really what make this adventure fun, exciting and sincerely rewarding.”

The band will release a fourth album in 2014.  Their third album, “Every Now and Then”, has been a huge success.  The band is looking forward to another successful year, traveling all across New England to perform for their fans.  They have opened for Country Superstars such as Reba McEntire, Sugarland, Travis Tritt, Rascal Flatts and have a pending announcement for another opening spot for a large Nashville artist. You can view their website and order their latest CD by visiting www.ShanaStack.com
 

Upcoming Events

Opening for The Band Perry

Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook, 72 Meadowbrook Lane, Gilford, New Hampshire

 

Country Act of the Year by the New England Music Awards, The Shana Stack Band, to open for Vocal Group of the Year by the Academy of Country Music Awards, The Band Perry at the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook on Sunday, August 3, 2014.

Use Promo Code SSBP for a chance to win a Meet & Greet with The Band Perry.

Gates open at 4:00 PM and Doors open at 5:00 PM. The Shana Stack Band takes the Magic Hat Stage at 5:00 PM and again immediately following The Band Perry's performance.

Age limit: All ages

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Murphy's Taproom

494 Elm Street, Manchester, New Hampshire

 

The Shana Stack Band's debut performance at Murphy's Taproom. Come on down and have some fun.

No Cover Charge Age limit: 21+

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National Award Winners

Press Release

The Shana Stack Band wins 2 national awards
Band of the Year and the Fans Choice Award


Nashville, TN, Monday, July 1, 2013: The Independent Country Music Association, located in Nashville, Tennessee, the Country Music Capital of the World, announced today the winners of their 2nd Annual Independent Country Music Association Awards.

The Independent Country Music Association (ICoMA) exists to educate, evaluate, and promote indie country music. The Shana Stack Band, comprised of all New Hampshire musicians (Shana Stack, Ed Leavitt, John Sanchez, Kurt Ekstrom and Kevin Miller), was nominated in 3 categories: Country Band of the Year, Album of the Year, for their sophomore album, “What You See Is What You Get” along with the Fans Choice Award. The Band of the Year and Album of the Year categories were voted on by the Association while the Fans Choice Award was voted on and determined solely by the fans.

The Shana Stack Band began the journey of rallying their over 1,500 fans on Facebook and live audiences to begin voting for the Fans Choice Award. The fans began a grassroots campaign to win the Fans Choice Award. The voting began in April and ended on June 30, 2013.

In a press release on the evening of July 1, by Alan Shephard Sr., President of the Independent Country Music Association, written to all members and nominees (winners) of the vast array of awards, The Shana Stack Band was named for both the Fans Choice Award and Country Band of the Year.

The Shana Stack Band members were ecstatic about the news. They are also a humble group of musicians. “We couldn’t do this without all of our fans, friends and families. Our families give up a lot of family-time to allow us to play music.” They are appreciative of all of the support they receive during the year. “The Fans Choice Award means so much to us. It shows that the fans really approve of what we do. They are what make this adventure fun and exciting.”

Congratulations to The Shana Stack Band on all of their success. They are really moving forward in their endeavors. The band has just released their third album, “Every Now and Then”, which sold over 100 copies, prior to its release date in June 2013. The band will be performing 17 dates in July and will travel thousands of miles all across New England to perform for the fans. They have opened for Country Superstars, such as Reba McEntire, Sugarland, Travis Tritt and will be opening for Rascal Flatts on Saturday, August 2 at Meadowbrook in Gilford, New Hampshire. You can view their website and order their latest CD by visiting www.shanastack.com/music