First thrown together on stage in 2014, The Shackletons are a high-energy rock band based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, consisting of brothers Colin Campbell (guitar/vocals), Cameron Campbell (bass/backing vocals), and Evan Campbell (drums/ misc. screaming). Though the boys got their start in the blues scene, their electrifying live performances are a boiling pot of punk, indie, and whatever else they might be feeling at the moment. Among their many influences are The Replacements, The Who, The Dirty Nil, and The Hives.
With multiple EPs and singles under their belt, The Shackletons released their first full length album in December of 2021, produced by John Fields. In the weeks following their self-titled release, it became the #1 self-released album added to independent radio stations, and the #12 most added overall, trending with bands like IDLES and The Dodos
They were a part of First Avenue’s Best New Bands and their single “Minnesota Girls” was voted as the #3 local song by Current listeners in 2017. The Shackletons have played such events as Summerfest, SXSW, Jam In The Van, and Basilica Block Party, as well as playing shows with Rival Sons, Jimmy Vaughn, and Bad Bad Hats. The Campbell brothers combine intelligent lyrics, wit, staggering hooks, and boundless ardor into a must-see live show. Bring your dancing shoes.