Shannon, also known as The Colourful Writer, has a love and passion for music that has been with her all her life. Working as a freelance writer, promoter, artist coordinator, online editor, band manager and social media manager for various music sites, bands, gigs and festivals. These include Overdrive Music Magazine, Scenestr. Magazine, Dead Of Winter Festival, Cutthroat Folk Festival, Lagerstein and Dirty Brew. She has also previously worked as a publicist for Hard Drive Agency.
Favourite Artists: The Bennies, Foo Fighters, Grinspoon, Motley Crue, Warpaint, King Parrot, PJ Harvey, Melanie Martinez, The Dead Love, DREGG, Bat For Lashes, Mammal, Tex Perkins, Triple Kill, Sia, Helmet, Allday, Dune Rats, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets.
Favourite Local Artists: Dirty Brew, Awful Noise, TrashQueen, Fox N Firkin, Stoker, Ellis Dewald, Lagerstein, Descent, Oldtown, Massic, Hammers, Odius, Osaka Punch, Death Co.
First Album: Bangles – Different Light.
First gig: Smashing Pumpkins at Festival Hall