Shelby is a Georgian blues-rock band active since 2011. The idea oto create a band was born in an underground passage!
The name for the band changed from ‘LSD’ to ‘Locked Shelby Doors’, but at last the choice was made for simply ‘Shelby’. The band has played over 30 concerts in Tbilisi and Rustavi.
In 2012 the band was invited on radio FM 102.4. Since then, their original song ‘Woman on My Mind’ was in Top Hit 10 for two weeks.
A large interview about the band was done by a newspaper, which was followed by TV, various shows and etc. On May 19 the band paticipated in ‘Street Music Days Festival’, which was held in Tbilisi.
The band’s page on social network was a huge success. For 4 months their songs was played 13 000 times!
‘Shelby’ has written over 20 original songs and in the near future plans to release an album. Their style is categorized as blues-rock.
Members of the Band:
Ioane Arabuli – Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Tornike Odishelidze – Solo Guitar
Giorgi Tsereteli – Keyboard, Back Vocals
David Tkhelidze – Bass Guitar
Ucha Archvadze – Drumm
They write and sing in English. Lyrics for their songs are written by the vocalist Ioane Arabuli and band’s ex-bass guitarist Ilia Lobzhanidze.
Nowadays ‘Shelby’ is working in Rustavi, in ‘Club Theatre Bravo’ and with the help of the director of the club Gegi Liparteliani they resume writing and rehearsing. They intend to create their own studio.