Gabrielas Downtown, 900 E. Seventh
"...Shawn PittmanFull Circle Austin's once-vibrant blues scene is now a tough row for the up-and-comers to hoe thanks to it having once been such fertile ground. Shawn Pittman isn't afraid of the past or the present, and his new CD Full Circle melds the two very neatly..."
"...Shawn Pittman Undeniable..."
"...He paid those dues playing for the Thunderbirds, and now he delivers a third solo album of estimable blues power and guitar soul. BlooGaLoo!'s bloodlines run hot with true believers Kim Wilson, Lou Ann Barton, Shawn Pittman, Matt Farrell, and Gary Clark Jr..."
"...Following in the ragged-but-right tradition of previous Dialtone releases, this session captures an unbridled spirit that too often gets glossed over in the production process. Drummer Willie Sampson, bassist Jeffery Plummer, and keyboardist Earl Gilliam lay the slippery foundation for youngblood guitar slingers and singers Eve Monsees, Johnny Moeller, Mike Keller, Shawn Pittman, Seth Walker, and Nick Curran..."
"...The look is pure cable access, but beginning with Bob Schneider's heartthrobisms and Trey Lopez's samba para ti to Cadaques trying to one-up Del Castillo in the Latin flare department, some sort of live music DVD should go out with every enticement from the Austin Convention and Visitor's Bureau. Peter Rowan's "Moonlight Midnight" is long in the tooth, but the South Austin Jug Band picks up the slack, while Shawn Pittman's "Trouble Comes Around" will make out-of-towners believe the T-Birds still exert some influence here in River City..."
"...He's a straightforward advice-giver, a helper when he's able, and he's always been honest with me. He's a sensitive soul who cares a lot about music and the people who make it." Tom Pittman (Austin Lounge Lizards)..."