New Album Traveling Show Out Now 

It's hard to believe that the last 2 years of my life have been spent writing and performing on the road, traveling in a 13ft vintage trailer with my husband, and creating this album from the adventures and stories of people we met along the way. It's all thanks to you, for without meeting you on the road at some show, this album would never have existed. 

Listen to the album Traveling Show at:

There were days where I washed my hair in a bucket on the side of the road when I woke up to see a buffalo walking outside our window, when the tide came in and the pacific ocean splashed up against our awning, and where I sat on the tiny couch and felt Sequoia kick from inside my womb for the first time. 

This album is the stories from the 50,000 miles we traveled from the time we left Seattle after being priced out in 2017 to the time we moved to Nashville and found a home to rent to bring our baby girl into the world. 

8:45 was written for a student of mine who had a car accident in a tunnel in Seattle on Hwy 99. Her car hit a patch of oil and smashed into the wall. They had to use the jaws of life to get her out. 'Wishing You Were Here' was inspired by a friend in California who said "The only reason we do anything is out of love or out of fear" It helped me get through a rough patch with my husband, Austin.  'You Look like Love' was written with the 2nd grade class of Concord Elementary in Seattle. 2nd graders and I wrote this song about what love is. One student said "Love is a flower" and I said "Where does that flower grow?", and she responded, "It blooms in your heart" and the song was begun. 

My heart is full of the friendships I have made while on this adventure. All of the people on this list are from those shows. And I took our conversations and wove them into this album. Thank you for your help your guidance and your love. 


"Burn it Down" out now! 

It's a tense time, I completely understand. Perhaps you are sitting at home, stuck inside, a bit frustrated with what’s going on.  

I want us to take a moment and celebrate what we have achieved in the last 100 years. 100 years ago the 19th amendment was ratified granting women, like me, and my young daughter, the right to vote. My video "Burn It Down," acknowledges women’s frustrations, and inspires them to get out and vote for change—to honor all the women who have found their voice through their vote.   

Women have power—they make up two-thirds of the activist political community. We have outvoted men ever since the 1980's—which is when reproductive rights first entered politics. “Burn it Down” is a tribute to the voices of so many—from the Women's March to Black Lives Matter—from Jane Goodall to Greta Thunberg. It recognizes how women can use their anger to effect change. Imagine what we will do in 2020's election. 

Find out more on your rights as a voter on:

Back from Mexico and Ready to ROCK! 

What an amazing trip!  For those of you have never been down the Baja, it is quite incredible. 

We saw just about all one could expect to see, and even more you wouldn't expect; seeing grey whales, playing at Hotel California, releasing baby sea turtles, swimming with sea lions, traversing impossible landscapes, meeting a racing legend named Coco in the middle of the desert, eating mountains of tacos, befriending all of the dogs, almost getting run off the road by potholes and tenacious truck drivers, sleeping on the beach, and tacos. 

Through all 3,080 miles, Lady and the Scamp (our nickname for our vehicle and home) held up like a champion.  We could not be more proud of our little lady. 

Now that we are back, we are gearing up for the Meet in the Middle CD release party on February 3rd. For this show, we decided to a release show like none other: we will be performing in the room where we the album was recorded just a year earlier at the historic Jack Straw Studios in Seattle's University District. 

Since this the show will be held in the recording studios, there will only be 50 seats available in total. Three of our lucky supporters already have their tickets on hold from us, so that means only 47 tickets are left!  Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity to watch a show where the recording vibes are still fresh and juicy. 

As a special gift to all of our  friends, enter the promo code TAIFAN to get $10 off ticket price!  Click on the link below to get your tickets now! 



Tai + Austin

Book A house Concert with Us 


Hello friends! We’re looking for people to host Tai Shan Living Room Shows

Do you have big living room, loft space, community space, art gallery, yoga studio, recording studio, coffee shop or other space where we can do a private show that can comfortably and safely host 15-20 people? If so, please read everything below and get in touch if you live in these areas and want to host. We’d love to have a show at your place! 


Deadline for submissions: October 20th

Oct 26 – Austin, TX 
Oct 28 – Phoenix, AZ
Nov 1 – Los Angeles
Nov 15 – Seattle, Wa
Nov 20 – Santa Rosa, CA
Nov 21 – Santa Rosa, CA
Nov 27 – Santa Jose, CA
Nov 29  – San Luis Obispo

Nov 30 – Los Angeles, CA
Dec 3 – Los Angeles, CA


1. Please read everything below so you know how it works. 

2. email this info: 
– a. Your address. 
– b. A few photos of your living room. 
– c. Please put “Tai Shan Living Room Show” and the name of your city in the subject line. 

3. Sit tight and we’ll get back to as soon as possible if we can book the show at your place. 

Here’s how it works. 

1. You have a big living room, loft space, community space, art gallery, yoga studio, recording studio, coffee shop or other space where we can do a private show that can comfortably and safely host 20-30 people. 

2. We will give you all the information you need to tell your friends and family about your upcoming show.  

3. You don’t need any sort of sound system. All you you need is a chair for Tai to sit on and some kind of ambient lighting like a lamp on coffee table, floor lamp, or overhead lights with a dimmer to help create a cozy mood. 

4. We love dogs and cats… we really do! But an excitable pet running around during the show can be distracting for the guests and performers. If you have curious and friendly 4-legged family members, would you be ok with putting them in another part of the house or sending them to a friend’s house during the show? 

That’s it. 

We are on Tour!  

Hello from Nashville!

Austin and I are on the road this Fall! The reason? Our apartment rent started at $1250 when we moved in. In January we received a notice that our rent would raise $350. Wow! It was happening to us. Seattle is full of these sort of stories good people being priced out of their homes. We struggled to pay the increase until June when we received another rent increase of $350. In Total $700 more a month. We decided to move out. 

Our Rent began at $1250 in September 2011 and ended at $2150 in 2017 it raised $900. 


We packed our things in Storage and purchased a 13ft trailer called a Scamp. Off we headed to Nashville. We will in all be taking 4 months off to travel the US. You can follow our tour dates at:



We have show dates in:

  • Nashville
  • New Orleans
  • Los Angeles
  • Seattle

What have we seen? Some of the sights we have witnessed are unexplainable. Seeing the Eclipse and our first fireflies on the same day was a sight I have never seen. Visiting the state park Graham Caves and witnessing a note scrawled on the cave wall marked 1897 "All things must Changeth" was a touching moment. 

We also survived our first hurricane and tornado warning. Hurricane Harvey swept through and rattled our little trailer. Our water buckets filled over and over again. The local river rose 41ft. We were safe from the flash flood but then the tornado sirens began and we were terrified We began to evacuate when the sirens stopped. It really taught us to think about where to head quickly. 

Check back with us as we will be updating our tour blog as we continue through our travels. 

Much Love Tai and Austin

Enjoy a brand new song. Out of the Frying Pan about love on the road!