SiairaShawn seeks to be the conduit through which you feel the past, grasp the present, and envision what the future could be.
SiairaShawn is a performance artist, aspiring renaissance woman, and worker of and for the community, born and raised in San Francisco, California. She started singing at the ripe old age of three and her defining music moment came in elementary school when she played Alice in Alice… in Wonderland and her solo received a standing ovation. That was the moment she knew that performing would be her life. She attended San Francisco School of the Arts with a concentration in theatre. She attended Howard University and graduated in 2006 from San Francisco State University.
She performs and produces creative projects from sea to shining sea. She has shared stages with performers such as Goapele, Bilal, Bliz the Ambassador, Kindred, Dwele, Zion I, and many more. She is currently working with producers such as Keelay, Knxwledge, and collaborating with many others.She has many influences from soul legends like Donny Hathaway to revolutionary thinkers such as Audre Lorde. SiairaShawn wants to bring a much needed light to the up and coming talent in the Bay Area and bring a level of artistry, creativity, and purpose to music that she believes the people deserve.