“Queen of Kings” by Maria Dahvana Headley- Official trailer

Long Trains- solo guitar

I Live In New York City

Playing bowls with red marbles


Moon In Her Belly


Sxip Shirey’s Hour Of Charm

Sxip’s Hour of Charm (N.S. #2) “Signals and Latency” Monday, October 3rd @ 8pm A night of absurdly beautiful sounds inspired by thoughts of Amelia Earhart and David Bowie. Featuring: A glass harmonica and glass armonica duet ...

New Album Coming Soon: January 2017

Stay tuned for more information about a new album from one of New York's most innovative composers, Sxip Shirey! More updates and announcements will be released on this blog!


Sxip is now in London as music director and band leader at Southbank Center in LIMBO!

Lincoln Center Out of Doors

August 10, 2011  7:30 pm @ Damrosch Park Bandshell Laurie Anderson & Friends Featuring TODD REYNOLDS with SXIP SHIREY, ADAM MATTA, and STRINGS (worldwide debut) with  Caleb Burhans, Conrad Harris, Pauline Kim Harris, Yuki Numata, Courtney Orlando, and Ben ...

Help fund Sxip’s new album!

A Bottle of Whiskey and a Handful of Bees" on Kickstarter. The goal right now is to reach $10,000 by the half-way mark: July 15! ...

Cibo Matto + Sxip Shirey

July 12, 2011 9 pm (doors open at 6 pm) Brooklyn Bowl Sxip Shirey opening for Cibo Matto at the Brooklyn Bowl. Details via The Village Voice. Advance tickets available here for $15.

Sxip Shirey and Raya Brass Band

August 3, 2011 7 pm Cooper Square Hotel Penthouse "Mad Musical Scientist SXIP SHIREY and funky Balkan Brass explosion RAYA BRASS BAND present two hours of kinetic, fun and surprising music. 21 stories ...

Sxip makes the Wall Street Journal!

Another great interview by Steve Dollar published in today's Wall Street Journal!

Sxip’s B-Day Show at Joe’s Pub

It's my birthday next month and as a present to myself I'm doing a big "solo show" May 14 at Joe's Pub with some of my very favorite NYC artists: Ned Rothenberg, ...

Sxip Shirey in London

In London I am performing Saturday Dec 4th, 11th and 18th at Des O'Conner's SIDESHOW variety night at the Leicster Square Theater. ....