About Ross Shifflett
Ross "Shiffy the Kid" Shifflett
Ross was born and raised in Graham, Texas. He is 22 and has been playing guitar for the past eight years. Lyrics flow off the tip of his tongue like the true poet that he is. Music is not just something he does, it's who he is. Just like his music, Ross is passionate, driven, energetic, and has quite a wild streak.
Ross Shifflett aka "Shiffy The Kid" arrived on the Southern California music scene from his home in North Texas. His debut album is a map to his soul...Rock 'n Roll with a touch of the Blues. Not only does Ross write and sing his songs, he does things with a guitar that would make the most seasoned musician stop and want to play along. The passion and energy with which he plays flows directly from his soul to that of his fans!
Ross " Shiffy the Kid" Shifflett is shaking heads everywhere with his fresh new blend of Southern Rock and his authentic Texas sound. The 22 year old prodigy constantly has industry executives and the audiences wherever he plays wondering "where did this old soul came from?".
Ross Shifflett's debut album ws released in 2005. He has headlined the Easyriders motorcycle conventions in Portland Oregon, and in San Diego California, selling out all of his mechandise, and receiving incredible reactions from the audience, as well as the vendors, who all wanted a piece of Shiffy the Kid. Shiffy the Kid plans to tour in support of his debut album through 2007 in the southwestern U.S. and with a tour of Europe to follow in the fall 2007. Now back in North Texas, Ross has just finished his sophomore album, 'Chasing Bullets.' The CD is due out spring of 2009.
Jump on, hold on tight and enjoy the ride that is...Ross Shifflett!
Erik "E-Rok" Richards is producing, playing bass, as well as releasing Shiffy the Kid's albums through the Somis Sound label. E-Rok has worked with Beck, Peter DiStefano (Porno for Pyros), and many other artists. Dave Borla is contributing drums and has worked with Jason Newsted (Metallica), Dangerman, contributed to many motion picture soundtracks, as well as opening for Blondie on one of her recent world tours.