Shannon has been working as a professional drummer for the last 4 years, performing hundreds of gigs around the UK for a variety of different original bands, covers bands and singer-songwriters. Shannon has worked with blues, jazz, funk, country, reggae, metal, rock, world-music, indie and electronic artists both in the studio and for live shows. Some of his most recent artists include TOVA (a London based rock band, Chaos & Bedlam Management), Jade Helliwell (country singer), Good King Steady (dub reggae/hip-hop/afrobeat), RUFF TRADE (reggae covers band), Mark Anthony Jones (ex-session guitarist for Michael Jackson, The Roots, and D'Angelo), and Akudu (Liverpool-based Jazz Fusion project), to name a few. Shannon also likes to produce original electronic music using Ableton Live. Shannon has organized jam nights at some of Manchester's most popular bars including 'Cane & Grain', 'Cask & Kiln', 'Jam Street Cafe' and '256'.