SKB is a band from Sydneys west consisting of Shannon Kenny on acoustic Guit/vox and songwriting duties, Adrian Sutton on way too many stringed bass and BV's, Ken Morrow on Hammond and keys and Dennis Sales on drums and BV's. As a group, the Shannon Kenny Breakdown focus on a set of original country/folk/rock styled material written by Shannon. SKB has tweaked there set playing at local Sydney venues and special events plus the small festival circuit. Shannon is a ferocious guitar weilder originally hailing from the country town of Cowra NSW. Picking up his first guitar at the age of 12, some 30 years ago, Shannon has accrued a huge repertoire of songs, both acoustic and electric, ranging from the 60’s through to the noughties, from celtic to folk to blues to soul to rock. With the ability to play the most gentle ,sublte, spine tingling ballads in sit down or volume sensitive environments, through to ripping his guitar to shreds with his band in a pub or club full of revellers, Shannon is truely at home on the stage. With a voice that has been compared to Cat Stevens and Bob Dylan, many of the blues greats through to Oz legends like John Schuman, Bernard Fanning, John Williamson, the Rads Brian Nicol and even the late great Doc Neeson, Shannon posssess a truely rare and unique voice, capable of capturing attention in all performances he does both acoustically and with his band. With support slots for names like Mark Seymour, Mental as anything, Spy Vs Spy, Simply Bushed and sharing bills with endless names in the Oz music industry, Shannon is not short of experience. With one album of all original material already released, another in the making and the songs already written for one to follow, you won't find any space fillers in his sets. Shannon’s years of experience behind a mixing console, doing sound for more than 400 plus odd clients through gigs in the 1000’s over the past 20 years at pubs, clubs, festivals and special events, including some of Oz’s biggest names have left him with a fine tuned ear, so he knows how to make sure his PA sound good in any situation. Possessing a collection of premium quality instruments, a huge selection of audio equipment to suit any venue, Shannon is sure to be a hit at your venue. That and he’s a great entertainer certainly worthy of a listen.
|Genres||Acoustic, Country Rock, Folk|
|Members||Shannon Kenny, Dennis Sales, Adrian Sutton, Ken Morrow|
|Influences||Ex- wives and other people I dislike, current loves I actually do like, my children, my family, Dougie Maclean, Bernard Fanning, John Williamson, John Schuman, Leonard Cohan, Ben Harper, Tommy Emmanuel|
|Location||Sydney, NSW Australia|
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