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Amanda Shires was born and raised in Lubbock and Mineral Wells, TX. At the age of ten, smitten by the sight of a green and orange pawn shop fiddle, Amanda quickly became obsessed with the instrument and the sounds of western swing and country fiddle. Tutored by Lanny Fiel, she joined his Ranch Dance Fiddle Band, and while attending Lubbock High School also performed in school, city and regional orchestras and symphonies. At sixteen Shires began performing with Tommy Allsup… read more

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  • I started a new group for fans of Amanda Shires and would like to invite everyone to join: http://www.last.fm/group/Amanda+Shires
  • Swimmer the whistling is so disarmingly sweet and like Network rail in the UK when you need a train... a very catchy toon.
  • So why isn't she famous?
  • Congrats to Amanda and Jason on their engagement!
  • Amanda and Jason Isbell are tying the knot.
  • Got to see Miss Shires in concert last week; even got to meet the delightful lady herself. What a wonderful evening it was!
  • Her voice makes me melt.
  • Amanda was an accidental find for me. A beautiful, fortuitous, accident. http://musicismyfirstlanguage.wordpress.com/2012/01/19/a-girl-her-fiddle-amanda-shires/
  • Untagged from "[tag]under 2000 listeners[/tag]" at 2020 listeners. It may take a while for the change to show. Visit the group [group]under 2000 listeners[/group] for more info.
  • the vocal on some songs are fantastic!

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