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, social media manager and more for various music sites, bands, gigs and festivals. These include (past and present) Scenestr. Magazine, Dead Of Winter Festival, Overdrive Music Magazine, Cutthroat Folk Festival, Lagerstein and Dirty Brew. She has also previously worked as a publicist for Hard Drive Agency. Shannon's annual music festival, MoonDoll Music Fest is held in June each year.
Favourite Artists: Kaosis, 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: PistonFist, Mister Sister, Odius, Awful Noise, TrashQueen, Fox N Firkin, Ellis Dewald, Lagerstein, Descent, Oldtown, Massic, Hammers, Osaka Punch, Death Co, The Automaton, Gutterfire, Mitch, Please, Slurpee Jerks
First Album: Bangles – Different Light.
First gig: Smashing Pumpkins at Festival Hall