11 New Shows Added

11 New Shows Added

Eleven new dates have just been added to the tour schedule. Starting mid November the trio that introduced SONGSMITH live will hit the road for good. Hank will again be joined by Tom Etter on guitars and vocals and Simon Baumann on the drum kit and various electronica.

Stephan Eicher Show 8/22 CH-Lueg CANCELLED

Due to storm damages at the venue the Stephan Eicher show August 22nd at Lueg, Emmental, Switzerland has to be cancelled. Tickets remain valid for a as yet unannounced date in 2015. – Aufgrund schwerer Beschädigungen am Veranstaltungsort Lueg im Emmental (Schweiz) muss das Konzert mit Stephan Eicher vom 22. August leider abgesagt werden. Die Read the full article…

4 Shows w/ Stephan Eicher in August

After concerts in Paris, Basel and at the Montreux Jazz Festival there are four more shows coming up with Stephan Eicher’s Band: August 8th 2014 Haldern Pop, Germany August 12th 2014 F-Agde August 22nd CH-Lueg (Emmental) August 30th B-Namur Head on over to the Concerts section for details.


The SONGSMITH album is available on vinyl. The audiophile 180g vinyl pressing features a special inlay and of course includes a download coupon for the entire album in fabulous 24bit/96kHz resolution. You can buy or order it at your local record store and through several online retailers.

Three Part TV Series

Swiss TV SRF produced a mini series on Hank Shizzoe and his music. The videos focus on Hank’s roots, songwriting and guitar playing with an emphasis on slide guitar. All the interviews are in swiss german. Check out the clips on youtube: PART I – ROOTS PART II – SLIDE GUITAR PART III – SONGWRITING Read the full article…


SONGSMITH, Hank Shizzoe’s 13th album is released on Blue Rose Records on May 2nd 2014. The album was produced by Stephan Eicher with whom Hank has been playing since 2011. Hank Shizzoe and Stephan Eicher are joined by Simon Baumann, Reyn Ouwehand and Shirley Grimes. One track features Michael Flury (trombone) and Baptiste Germser (bass) Read the full article…

Get “iTune” for free

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Here’s iTune (Song For Jony), the first single from SONGSMITH. Listen to it here or download it for free. MP3 format. To download right click the rocket and select “download linked file”. Or similar.         And here’s the desktop picture that goes with it:

Download the SONGSMITH Lyrics

The digipacks and LP sleeves for SONGSMITH do not contain a booklet. However, should you wish to read the lyrics and credits you can do so by downloading this PDF-file. In the not too distant future there will be an ePub version with enhanced content. Songsmith Lyrics