All Upcoming Live Appearances

Both Guitars

Shawn Persinger plays many shows, in many different forms. Here you will find:
1) Shawn solo, 2) Prester John Duo, 3) The Luck Pushers, 4) 11 twelve 13, 5) Guitar Clinics,
6) Shawn Teaches the Music of The Beatles.

MARCH 2015

March 22nd THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 11am
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

March 24th THE OUTER SPACE: Hamden, CT 7:30pm
With The Luck Pushers playing Classic Country!
George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Waylon Jennings and more!

March 29th THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 11am
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

APRIL 2015

April 4th THE FUNKY MONKEY: Cheshire, CT 7-9pm
With 11twelve13. Psychedelic Dance Music, think James Brown meets Pink Floyd.

April 12th THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 11am
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

April 14th THE OUTER SPACE: Hamden, CT 7:30pm
With The Luck Pushers playing Classic Country!
George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Waylon Jennings and more!

April 19th THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 11am
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

April 19th HOUSE CONCERT: Hamden, CT 7:00pm
Shawn solo with the amazing Del Rey.
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

April 23rd BEST VIDEO: Hamden, CT Seating at 7:30, Show at 8pm $7 Cover
Prester John Duo

April 25th MOCHA MAYAS: Shelburne Falls, MA Prester John Duo at 8pm
PLUS SPECIAL EVENT! 5pm I’m an Alligator. I’m a Crocodile. presentation for kids & parents.

April 26th THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 11am
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

MAY 2015

May 2nd HOUSE CONCERT:
T.B.A.
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

May 23rd SAM THE CLAM: Southington, CT 9pm
With The Luck Pushers

JUNE

June 20th ABUNDANT HAVEN
Prester John Duo – Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

June 24th ARTS & IDEAS: The New Haven Green 12noon
With 11twelve13. Psychedelic Dance Music, think James Brown meets Pink Floyd.

June 27th THE 10th ANNUAL REED-SWALE FOLK FESTIVAL: Rocky Hill, CT 1pm
Prester John Duo

JULY

July 4th PRIVATE PARTY: Branford, CT
With The Luck Pushers

July 22nd TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES @ The Pardee-Morris House, Morris Cove, New Haven, CT 6pm
Prester John Duo

July 30th WINDSOR PUBLIC LIBRARYI’m an Alligator. I’m a Crocodile. “How to Self-Publish.”       Windsor, CT 6:30pm

July 31st SAM THE CLAM: Southington, CT 9pm
Shawn Solo.

AUGUST

August 1st SAM THE CLAM: Southington, CT 9pm
With The Luck Pushers

August 14th SAM THE CLAM: Southington, CT 9pm
Prester John Duo

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 26th SAM THE CLAM: Southington, CT 9pm
With The Luck Pushers

PAST PERFORMANCES 2015

Jan. 4th THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

Jan. 11th THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

Jan. 18th THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

Jan. 23rd NAMM SHOW with EARTHQUAKER DEVICES: Anaheim, CT
Email Shawn for more info.

Jan. 24th NAMM SHOW with EARTHQUAKER DEVICES: Anaheim, CT
Email Shawn for more info.

Feb. 1st THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 11am
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

Feb. 8th THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 11am
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

Feb. 10th THE OUTER SPACE: Hamden, CT 7:30pm
With The Luck Pushers playing Classic Country!
Patsy Cline, Johnny Horton, Waylon Jennings and more!

Feb. 15th THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 11am
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

Feb. 22th THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 11am
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

Feb. 25th MERIDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY: I’m an Alligator. I’m a Crocodile. “How to Self-Publish.”       Meriden, CT 6:30pm

March 1st THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 11am
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

March 8th THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 11am
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

March 15th THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 11am
Email Shawn for more information: PresterJohnMusic [@] gmail.com

PAST PERFORMANCES 2014

5/08 THE OUTER SPACE: Hamden, CT 8pm
With 11 twelve 13 playing…well let’s just say “James Brown meets Pink Floyd.”
Great grooves and lots of guitar fun!

5/11 TWO BOOTS: Bridgeport, CT 7:30pm
With The Luck Pushers providing Live Band Karaoke!
More than 200 songs to choose from.

5/13 THE OUTER SPACE: Hamden, CT 7:30pm
With The Luck Pushers playing Classic Country!
George Jones, Johnny Horton, Waylon Jennings and more!

5/17 GALLERY HOWE: New Haven, CT 8pm
Shawn Persinger is Prester John with Joe Higgins (Keyboards).
Soundscapes and Frippertronics.

5/25 TWO BOOTS: Bridgeport, CT 7:30pm
With The Luck Pushers providing Live Band Karaoke!
More than 200 songs to choose from.

5/29 TWO BOOTS: Bridgeport, CT 5:30pm
Shawn Persinger is Prester John, Solo.

5/30 STELLA BLUES: New Haven, CT 8pm
With 11twelve13. Think James Brown meets Pink Floyd.
Sharing the bill with Otis Grove.

6/01 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
A few spots still available for the June class.
Email Shawn for more information.

6/05 THE SPREAD South Norwalk, CT 9pm
With 11twelve13. Think James Brown meets Pink Floyd.

6/07 SALEM FARMS: Salem, CT 8pm
Shawn Persinger is Prester John, Solo.

6/08 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
A few spots still available for the June class.
Email Shawn for more information.

6/08 TWO BOOTS: Bridgeport, CT 7:30pm
With The Luck Pushers providing Live Band Karaoke!
More than 200 songs to choose from.

6/10 THE OUTER SPACE: Hamden, CT 7:30pm
With The Luck Pushers playing Classic Country!
George Jones, Johnny Horton, Waylon Jennings and more!

6/12 THE SPREAD South Norwalk, CT 9pm
With 11twelve13. Think James Brown meets Pink Floyd

6/19 TWO BOOTS: Bridgeport, CT 5:30pm
Shawn Persinger is Prester John, Solo.

6/22 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

6/22 TWO BOOTS: Bridgeport, CT 7:30pm
With The Luck Pushers providing Live Band Karaoke!
More than 200 songs to choose from. No cover!

6/23 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: New Haven, CT 10am
Shawn teaching at The Neighborhood Music School.
Week one of a six-week class.

6/25 PRIVATE PARTY: Woodbridge, CT 5pm
Shawn Persinger is Prester John, Solo.

6/26 BEST VIDEO: Hamden, CT 8pm
Prester John Duo

6/28 REED-SWALE FOLK FESTIVAL: Rocky Hill, CT 1pm
Prester John Duo

6/28 HOUSE CONCERT: Hopkinton, MA 8pm
Prester John Duo

6/29 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

7/03 THE SPREAD South Norwalk, CT 9-12pm
With 11twelve13. The Dark Side of the Funk

7/05 PRIVATE PARTY: Branford, CT 7pm
Shawn Persinger is Prester John, Solo.

7/07 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: New Haven, CT 10am
Shawn teaching at The Neighborhood Music School.
Week two of a six-week class.

7/10 THE FUNKY MONKEY: Cheshire, CT 6-8pm
With 11twelve13. The Dark Side of the Funk
Month-long residency at this super fun cafe/gallery. All ages!

7/14 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: New Haven, CT 10am
Shawn teaching at The Neighborhood Music School.
Week three of a six-week class.

7/17 THE FUNKY MONKEY: Cheshire, CT 6-8pm
With 11twelve13. The Dark Side of the Funk
Month-long residency at this super fun cafe/gallery. All ages!

7/18 NEW HAVEN COUNTRY CLUB: Hamden, CT 7pm
With The Luck Pushers providing Live Band Karaoke!
More than 200 songs to choose from.

7/21 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: New Haven, CT 10am
Shawn teaching at The Neighborhood Music School.
Week four of a six-week class.

7/24 THE FUNKY MONKEY: Cheshire, CT 6-8pm
With 11twelve13. The Dark Side of the Funk
Month-long residency at this super fun cafe/gallery. All ages!

7/26 GREENHOUSE CAFE: Burlington, CT 5-8pm
Prester John Duo

7/28 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: New Haven, CT 10am
Shawn teaching at The Neighborhood Music School.
Week five of a six-week class.

7/31 THE FUNKY MONKEY: Cheshire, CT 6-8pm
With 11twelve13. With very special guest David Gans, host of the Grateful Dead Radio Hour and The Golden Road on SiriusXM. A funky, edgy, night of unusual Grateful Dead songs.

8/02 PRIVATE PARTY: Tappahannock, VA 6pm
Shawn Persinger is Prester John, Solo.

8/04 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: New Haven, CT 10am
Shawn teaching at The Neighborhood Music School.
Week six of a six-week class.

8/07 THE SPREAD: South Norwalk, CT 9pm
With 11twelve13. The Dark Side of the Funk

8/09 GREENHOUSE CAFE: Burlington, CT 5-8pm
All ages!
Prester John Duo

8/14 FAIRMONT PARK: New Haven, CT 6-7:30pm
Free Concert in the Park! Fairmont Park, 899 Quinnipiac Ave., New Haven, CT
Prester John Duo

8/15 PINE ORCHARD COUNTRY CLUB: Branford, CT 8pm
With The Luck Pushers providing Live Band Karaoke!
More than 200 songs to choose from.

8/23 GREENHOUSE CAFE: Burlington, CT 5-8pm, No cover.
All ages!
Prester John Duo

9/06 HOUSE CONCERT: Lexington, MA 8pm
Prester John Duo

9/07 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

9/12 BMAD HOUSE CONCERT: Bethany, CT Doors at 7:00pm. Show at 7:30pm.
Prester John Duo

9/14 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

9/14 SAM ASH MUSIC: New Haven, CT 2-4pm FREE!
EarthQuarker Devices presents Guitar Pedal Madness with Shawn Persinger!
With Free Gifts and a Pedal Giveaway! A must see/hear clinic. 

9/16 SAM ASH MUSIC: Paramus, NJ 7-9pm FREE!
EarthQuarker Devices presents Guitar Pedal Madness with Shawn Persinger!
With Free Gifts and a Pedal Giveaway! A must see/hear clinic.

9/18 SAM ASH MUSIC: New York, NY 6-8pm FREE!
EarthQuarker Devices presents Guitar Pedal Madness with Shawn Persinger!
With Free Gifts and a Pedal Giveaway! A must see/hear clinic.

9/20 PRIVATE PARTY: Falmouth, MA 7pm
Prester John Duo

9/21 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

9/23 THE OUTER SPACE: Hamden, CT 7:30pm
With The Luck Pushers playing Classic Country!
George Jones, Johnny Horton, Waylon Jennings and more!

9/28 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

9/30 PRIVATE PARTY: Hamden, CT 7-9pm
With 11twelve13. The Dark Side of the Funk
All ages! Email Shawn for more information.

10/05 THE BEATLES MUSIC FOR KIDS: Hamden, CT 4pm
Email Shawn for more information.

10/11 ANNA LIFFEY’S: New Haven, CT 9pm
With 11twelve13. The Dark Side of the Funk

10/12 THE BEATLES MUSIC FOR KIDS: Hamden, CT 4pm
Email Shawn for more information.

10/16 PINE ORCHARD COUNTRY CLUB: Branford, CT 6-8pm
Shawn Persinger is Prester John SOLO

10/18 HOUSE CONCERT: Watertown, MA 8pm
Prester John Duo – Email Shawn for more information.

10/19 THE BEATLES MUSIC FOR KIDS: Hamden, CT 4pm
Email Shawn for more information.

10/26 THE BEATLES MUSIC FOR KIDS: Hamden, CT 4pm
Email Shawn for more information.

11/01 MOCHA MAYAS: Shelburne Falls, MA 8pm
Shawn Persinger is Prester John SOLO

11/02 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

11/02 THE BEATLES MUSIC FOR KIDS: Hamden, CT 4pm
Email Shawn for more information.

11/08 FUNKY MONKEY: Cheshire, CT 8-10pm $5 cover
With 11twelve13. The Dark Side of the Funk!

11/09 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

11/09 THE BEATLES MUSIC FOR KIDS: Hamden, CT 4pm
Email Shawn for more information.

11/16 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

11/016 THE BEATLES MUSIC FOR KIDS: Hamden, CT 4pm
Email Shawn for more information.

11/18 HENRY CARTER HULL LIBRARY: Clinton, CT 7pm
With Tom Shultz promoting their new kids’ book I‘m an Alligator. I’m a Crocodile. 

11/22 HOUSE CONCERT: Middletown, CT 7pm
Prester John Duo – Email Shawn for more information.

12/06 ROBERT MESSORE’S FABULOUS GUITAR NIGHT: New Haven, CT 8pm
Prester John Duo

12/07 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

12/13 FUNKY MONKEY: Cheshire, CT 7-9pm $7 cover
Prester John Duo

12/14 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

12/20 PRIVATE PARTY: New Haven, CT 8pm
Email Shawn to book one of his acts for your holiday party.

12/21 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

12/28 THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES: Hamden, CT 10am
Email Shawn for more information.

12/30 THE OUTER SPACE: Hamden, CT 7:30pm
With The Luck Pushers playing Classic Country!
George Jones, Johnny Horton, Waylon Jennings and more!