Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, dancer and composer
Travels From: Halifax
Fee Range: $ 1500 – $3000
Shannon was born and raised in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia and has been performing
as a fiddler/vocalist for the past 16 years. She achieved her music degree from the
renowned ‘Humber College’ in Toronto and has for the past two years been touring internationally with the award winning Scottish group ‘The Paul McKenna Band’.
This has included many performances in Canada, the United States, England, Scotland, Germany as well as the Netherlands. Some of Shannon’s past performances have included being featured with Cirque Du Soleil and The Chieftains in Canada as well as being a featured soloist with Symphony Nova Scotia.
Shannon has performed at Walt Disney World’s ‘Epcot’ in the United Kingdom Pavilion. She has also performed with the award winning group ‘Down with Webster’ at Massey Hall and was a featured violinist for the ‘We Day’ concert in Halifax at the Metro Centre, performing for over 10, 000 people. She has also been a featured performer at the ‘Music City Roots’ concert as well as Bluegrass Underground concert; both in Nashville and both broadcast live on WSM radio.
Shannon released a solo album in 2008 entitled ‘The Irwin Lake Sessions and now after a few years performing and touring she is excited to be releasing a second album recorded in Glasgow, on July 2015 entitled ‘If All the Young Ladies’. This album features Shannon primarily as a vocalist as well as a fiddler.
In addition to being a solo artist, Shannon has also been performing with her father Tony Quinn for the past 16 years as a Celtic/folk duo.